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  • '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...
  • New 'Doctor Who' Peter Capaldi's genre-hopping movie past

    On Sunday night, when Scottish-born actor Peter Capaldi was revealed to be taking over the magic screwdriver to portray Doctor Who in the cultishly popular BBC sci-fi series of the same name, many American fans greeted the news with some confusion....
  • Collective carries the beat of Belize

    In his native Belize, Andy Palacio is frequently compared to another lion of Afro-Caribbean music, Bob Marley. Like Marley, Palacio was an artistic pioneer and prophet of a musical genre shaped by the cross-currents of colonialism and slavery, yet...
  • Rdio expands its Internet radio stations to take on Pandora

    Rdio expands its Internet radio stations to take on Pandora
    Rdio Inc., a San Francisco-based streaming music company, has revamped its Internet radio service with new types of stations and additional features in an apparent attempt to take on giant Pandora Media Inc.  The update to Rdio, which is available on...
  • In the League of Supermen: A Talk with Brandon Routh

    In the League of Supermen: A Talk with Brandon Routh
    Known for playing the role of Superman in the Bryan Singer directed "Superman Returns" back in 2006, Brandon Routh has been embraced by comic-book fans everywhere. After donning the iconic cape and tights, Routh went on to roles in other comic-book...
  • 'Elysium' is solid sci-fi, but no 'District 9,' critics say

    Writer-director Neill Blomkamp's unheralded feature debut, "District 9," arrived like a bolt of lightning in 2009. With its propulsive energy and pointed aliens-as-apartheid allegory, the film racked up stellar reviews, a $115-million box office take...
  • Eva Jin makes 'One Night Surprise' as a rom-com for a global audience

    BEIJING — Building cinematic bridges between the U.S. and China is a hot topic in Hollywood these days — American studios are adding special scenes set in China ("Iron Man 3"), casting Chinese performers ("Transformers 4") and erasing...
  • Zombie Master George A. Romero visits Chicago for Flashback Weekend

    Zombie Master George A. Romero visits Chicago for Flashback Weekend
    Before Robert Kirkman ever imagined the world of "The Walking Dead," the undead were brought to life by visionary director George A. Romero in "Night of the Living Dead." The classic horror film would launch an entire genre and inspire countless...
  • A reunion decades in the making for Natalie Cole, Chucho Valdés

    A reunion decades in the making for Natalie Cole, Chucho Valdés
    When Natalie Cole and Chucho Valdés share a bill Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl, it will mark a long-delayed reunion of two languages and two musical dynasties. More than half a century ago, on the eve of the Cuban Revolution, Cole's father,...