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In the final regular season edition of Ask Paul, he discusses the sale of the Cubs, Lou's weight, Eddie Vedder's Cubs song and whether or not Cubs fans should get their hopes up for the postseason. I feel Jerry Reinsdorf will have an influence over who...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAdministrator2: Welcome, everyone, to today's chat on Campaign '08. We have Washington, D.C., bureau Chief Doyle McManus, Politics Editor Aaron Zitner and veteran politics writer Janet Hook ready to take your questions. andy: Andy of ecommissary.com from...
Tags: Politics, Fred Thompson, Mitt Romney, Illinois, Chicago
The love-after-death movie "Twilight" is going to be so huge it would take a stake through the heart to stop it. And the reasons seem so obvious they make you say, "D'oh!": a heavily computer-generated, blood-flecked, teenage soap opera set in the...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesEye candy for motorheads -- or 14-year-old boys, or 14-year-old motorheads -- "Redline" features hot cars, customized women, martial arts, kidnapping, female empowerment, Iraqi war vets and the always entertaining image of million-dollar autos being...
Tribune reporterAfter peppering Milwaukee Admirals' goalie Pekka Rinne with 37 shots and coming up empty in Game 4, the Wolves had to wonder if Rinne was beginning to get inside their heads. "When a goaltender's playing really good, it's psychological against our...
Tags: Jason Krog, Sports, Soccer
Special to The TimesIf the sons of famous men live under shadows of expectation, and expectations of failure, what about the son of a saint? In "Gandhi My Father," theater director Feroz Abbas Khan explores the fate of Harilal Gandhi, offspring of the father of modern...
Tags: Family, India, Entertainment, Movies
Special to Newsday"Transformers," the summer's other toy-based movie, seems like an exercise in Reichian minimalism compared with the symphonic awfulness of "Bratz." It's a movie on the wrong side side of the so-bad-it's-good line, but not one without an intelligence...
Tags: Toys, High Schools, Schools, Jon Voight, Fashion Shows
Zap2It.comTo paraphrase an old adage, never eat at a place called "Mom's," never play cards with a guy named Slim, and never work on commission for a guy named Shank. It seems obvious advice, without even knowing that Shank (John Baker) is the prince of darkness in...
Tags: John Baker, Documentary (genre), Charlotte
Zap2It.comIf Mike Binder isn't careful, he's going to get pegged as the St. Jude of Hollywood, the patron saint of impossible causes -- or, at least, impossible actors. In last year's "Man About Town," he tackled the task of directing Ben Affleck. In "The Upside of...
Zap2It.comToss a little Arthurian legend, some J.R.R. Tolkien, a few stalks of "I, Claudius" and some sliced "Star Wars" in a vegetable spinner and you get the Caesar salad of "The Last Legion," whose cast is almost distractingly rich (and thick) and whose sense of...
The Hold Steady "Stay Positive" (Vagrant) * * * 1/2 The Hold Steady is back with its fourth album, and that means another visit to America's psychic outskirts. Like a Northern counterpart to the Drive-By Truckers (whose Patterson Hood guests on the...
Tags: Randy Travis, Rituals, Death, Religious Events, Waylon Jennings
Special to NewsdayAt the outset of Isidore Rosmarin's "Blood and Tears: The Arab-Israeli Conflict," we learn that "the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is a very complicated one." (And we say to ourselves: No kidding.) Toward the end of the film, a subtitle tells us (and we...
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