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  • 'Sharknado' creators speak about Syfy's buzzy B movie

    'Sharknado' creators speak about Syfy's buzzy B movie
    On Friday, the world – or at least the Internet – was still reeling in the wake of “Sharknado,” the cheesy Syfy original movie that everyone, or at least it seemed online, was watching Thursday night. Though its ratings were...
  • Steve Grand breaks out with 'All-American Boy'

    Steve Grand breaks out with 'All-American Boy'
    In a week Steve Grand went from being an unknown to the latest viral celebrity¬† after uploading his first music video, “All-American Boy,” to YouTube. The song, a country-tinged pop-rock ballad, could have easily gone unnoticed as just...
  • Fox takes on ambitious experiment with Animation Domination High-Def

    Fox takes on ambitious experiment with Animation Domination High-Def
    Veteran character actor Jack McGee, known for his stints on "NYPD Blue" and "Rescue Me," is in a shoe-box-sized room gobbling like a turkey — to the immense pleasure of four grown men. "Sound a little more defeated," the writers and producers...
  • Quentin Tarantino's girlfriend is accused of plagiarism

    Quentin Tarantino's girlfriend is accused of plagiarism
    Lianne MacDougall, a film writer who specializes in genre movies and has been linked romantically to Quentin Tarantino, has been accused of repeated plagiarism and apparently has taken to Twitter to apologize for lifting whole sections of other articles....
  • Genre-bending cellist Ernst Reijseger popping up in many ways

    Genre-bending cellist Ernst Reijseger popping up in many ways
    If you happen to be at the Getty Center on Friday night or Saturday afternoon, you might bump into Dutch cellist Ernst Reijseger playing a pop-up recital. Times and places will not be announced. Nor should you even try to imagine what kind of music, let...
  • Movie review: Undead in East End in 'Cockneys vs. Zombies'

    Movie review: Undead in East End in 'Cockneys vs. Zombies'
    You don't call a movie "Cockneys vs. Zombies" because you yearn for cinematic subtlety. Matthias Hoene's feature film debut is the umpteenth infection in the undead epidemic rampaging through pop culture. And it's all that the title implies: brash East...
  • Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'

    Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'
    On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida. A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
  • Virgin Mobile FreeFest has another solid lineup, but where's the rap?

    Virgin Mobile FreeFest has another solid lineup, but where's the rap?
    A quick scan of this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest reveals the type of lineup we've come to expect from the annual concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion: Smart, on-the-nose and balanced -- as long as you're the type of music fan who takes pride in genre...
  • 'Babayaga' works magic to make 'the impossible possible'

    Before "Babayaga," I thought Disney had captured all the world's folk tales and remade them as child-friendly blockbusters. But author Toby Barlow got to Baba Yaga — fearsome witches plucked from old Russian legend — first, and he brings...
  • Los Angeles' EDM explosion powers its move toward dance dominance

     Los Angeles' EDM explosion powers its move toward dance dominance
    It's arguably never been a better time to be a dance music fan — or in the dance music business — in Los Angeles than right now. The annual Hard Summer festival this weekend will draw an estimated 70,000 electronic music fans over two days...
  • Review: Ideas flow at Hard Summer's wild sonic mashup

    Review: Ideas flow at Hard Summer's wild sonic mashup
    Electronic dance music is here to stay. What was once dismissed as the disco of the '90s has evolved through technology and a host of talented, determined DJs into a genre of music with as many subcategories as rock 'n' roll. That rich variety was on full...