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  • Let's make some rules on movie remakes

    Let's make some rules on movie remakes
    Normally I don't complain about the proliferation of movie remakes any more than I complain about movie sequels and communal tables in restaurants — what's the point? But recently a remake delivered a shiver. Its arrival felt like a cold harbinger...
  • Elizabeth Berg on 'Tapestry of Fortunes'

    Elizabeth Berg on 'Tapestry of Fortunes'
    Since her first novel, "Durable Goods" (1993), Chicago author Elizabeth Berg has carved out a place as one of America's most beloved chroniclers of female friendship. Best known for the best-selling "Open House," an Oprah's Book Club selection in 2000,...
  • Review: "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson

    Review: "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson
    Genre fiction, the catch-all category for lowbrow literary long-forms — crime, suspense, horror, fantasy, romance, mystery and sci-fi — is the Rodney Dangerfield of literature: It can't get no respect. Wikipedia defines the term thusly:...
  • Interview: Call from Maroon 5 set PJ Morton's career in motion

    Interview: Call from Maroon 5 set PJ Morton's career in motion
    Back in 2011, one night after PJ Morton watched his future Young Money record label boss and rap megastar Lil Wayne perform at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Mich., the soul-pop singer returned to the venue to perform pop hits such as "Moves...
  • Boston coverage by CNN, King and Fox lead us into more confusion

    Boston coverage by CNN, King and Fox lead us into more confusion
    Just when it was starting to look like cable news might have actually learned something from its rush-to-judgment sins in covering the Newtown massacre, John King, CNN and Fox News showed Wednesday how shaky and journalistically confused even the genre'...
  • New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors

    New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors
    NEW YORK -- Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance? That's the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors. The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The...
  • 'Larger than life' proves too small for Metallica

     'Larger than life' proves too small for Metallica
    SAN DIEGO — Singer and guitarist James Hetfield wore a familiar trickster grin and a pair of 3D glasses as he bobbed his head to the thundering riffs of "Enter Sandman," but it was a different sort of arena that was playing host to the world's...
  • Actress, Evian Christ to get dark at Complex this Saturday

    Actress, Evian Christ to get dark at Complex this Saturday
    So there's one pretty big show of goth-tinged electronica happening Saturday night at Staples Center. But a second, and arguably more evil, bill is on tap at Complex in Glendale that same night. Actress and Evian Christ are two of the most inventive...
  • When you say jazz, Nicholas Payton hears BAM

    When you say jazz, Nicholas Payton hears BAM
    In a cramped UCLA classroom, trumpeter Nicholas Payton is leading a young septet of college students through his piece "The Backwards Step." He's here as part of a weeklong teaching residency, and the song he plays to the group at the Thelonious Monk...
  • Big Boi thrives on collaboration

    Big Boi thrives on collaboration
    Big Boi is a serial collaborator, one of those endlessly curious artists who’s always thinking “what if?” when he charges into a new project. As one-half of OutKast, Big Boi helped expand the language of hip-hop. As a solo artist, he&...
  • It's always a party with Danny Brown in the house

    It's always a party with Danny Brown in the house
    For Danny Brown, rap is a party, and everyone's invited. During the Detroit artist's sold-out show Thursday night at Bottom Lounge, this point was made repeatedly by the performer himself. But more importantly it was driven home by an energy and...