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  • The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find

    The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find
    It was "guys' night out" last Friday night on the Newport bayfront. The 20th annual Men's Smoker and Lobster Clambake took over the lawn at the Balboa Bay Club. There were 120 men ranging in age from recently graduated to recently retired, who donned...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Too Cute! Pint Sized Litters of puppies...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 11-15, 2014)

    The Expendables 3 (Lionsgate) In the moviegoer's hierarchy of needs, a PG-13 "Expendables" is about as essential as a Joel Schumacher remake of "Tokyo Story." Or, to put it in terms more appropriate to its target audience: You need "The Expendables 3"...
  • 'The Trip to Italy': Michael Winterbottom on Italy, Food and Steve Coogan

    Michael Winterbottom's 2011 film "The Trip" starred Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as two chums roadtripping through the United Kingdom, ostensibly writing restaurant reviews for the Observer newspaper. It wasn't a documentary, since the two characters didn'...
  • 35 people found trapped in shipping container at British port; 1 dead

    35 people found trapped in shipping container at British port; 1 dead
    British police reported finding 35 people trapped inside a shipping container at a port near London on Saturday, including a man who was pronounced dead at the scene. The others, believed to be from South Asia, were taken to a hospital for treatment....
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, the thinking man's alpha wolf

    Benedict Cumberbatch, the thinking man's alpha wolf
    During his first trip to Comic-Con in July, Benedict Cumberbatch stopped to chat about his many brainy characters, from the detective he plays on the BBC's "Sherlock" and the World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, whom he portrays in the upcoming movie...
  • Arlene Dahl and Marc Rosen prove celebrity marriage can be long-lasting

    "Liz, you do your column with minor mistakes, so your readers will respond!" said my friend, the late Nora Ephron. She liked to josh with me about making corrections, saying, "You're the only one who does this!" So we were ahead of "social media" all...
  • TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'

    TV Picks: 'Outlander,' 'Legends,' 'Dick Cavett's Watergate'
    “Outlander.” Starz continues its canny courtship of the often underserved female audience with a fine and drop-dead gorgeous adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s eight-book, internationally bestselling series. Describing what it’s...
  • AMC Networks' Revenue Rises on Ad Sales, Acquisition

    AMC Networks said that its revenues rose 37.6% in the second quarter, boosted by a recent acquisition and advertising sales from shows like "Mad Men." The company's operating income fell 47.6% to $118 million, which AMC said was due to the impact of...
  • Who owns monkey selfie? Photographer says monkey was like his assistant

    Who owns monkey selfie? Photographer says monkey was like his assistant
    Monkey saw and monkey did -- and now a British photographer says he’s out thousands of dollars because of it. On a trip to Indonesia in 2011, wildlife photographer David Slater set up his equipment to try to capture images of a bunch of crested...
  • Emmy Lead Actor, Movie or Miniseries: Billy Bob Thorton vs. Mark Ruffalo

    Is it a simple choice of good versus evil in one of Emmy's most contested categories? A blunt activist or a psychopathic contract killer? A furrowed brow or Dutch-boy bangs? In a word -- yes. The heatseekers in this star-packed race are Mark Ruffalo,...