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  • L.A.'s screening gems

    Perhaps the only people who brag more about their illustrious alumni than Ivy Leaguers are the deans of film schools. At USC, the names dropped are Robert Zemeckis, Jay Roach, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. UCLA proudly lists Francis Ford Coppola, Gore...
  • Why your 50 cents for The Times is the best bargain in the world

    Way back in my cub days at the Oakland Tribune, the paper I read growing up, I learned to check the bulletin board every day to see who the owner was. We had four of them in six years, and a wise man would have known then to leave journalism for dry-...
  • Dream defies loss of limbs

    Kellie Lim knows all too well what it is like to be a very sick child. Struck with a ravaging bacterial infection that destroys limbs, she became a triple amputee at age 8 and soon faced a life of prosthetics, wheelchairs and often-painful...
  • His rep got a bad rap

    IN the opening chapter of Jerry Heller's new memoir "Ruthless," the most pilloried music executive in hip-hop history acknowledges his controversial reputation by beating his detractors to the punch. He quotes various disses aimed at him by a who's who of...
  • Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop

    Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop
    Lost L.A. unearths something that's buried in history. It tells stories of buildings that have been razed, burned or renovated into extinction. Developers often cause these wipeouts, explaining them away as the price of progress. Translation: the cost...
  • Brain scans, the new snake oil

    In an Op-Ed piece in the Dec. 5 L.A. Times, self-proclaimed "neuropsychiatrist and brain-imaging expert" Daniel G. Amen attempts to convince us that "three of the last four presidents have shown clear brain pathology." Starting with Ronald Reagan's...
  • Museums can't compete

    Art museums exist to acquire and treasure important works for the benefit of you and me. Exhibitions, education and scholarship are all essential, of course. But those activities derive from art museums' primary function -- collecting works that deeply...
  • Md. researchers joining major study on causes of autism

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute are joining in what is being called one of the largest studies to examine early causes of autism. Medical experts have been trying for years to unravel why children develop autism. Is it...
  • Peter Biskind on Warren Beatty: Was his theme song 'You're So Vain' or 'Just a Gigolo'?

     
    Of all the many spellbindingly jaw-droppingly dishy anecdotes in Peter Biskind's new Warren Beatty biography, "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America," I was found myself especially astounded--in a "what would a therapist make of this" kind of way--by...
  • MOCA hires Jeffrey Deitch: NYC's loss is L.A.'s gain

     
    Although considered by some to be a controversial appointment, the news of New York gallerist Jeffrey Deitch taking over the top spot at the embattled Museum of Contemporary Art comes off as a stroke of genius to us. Speaking myself as a longtime New...
  • Pals rally for Quentin

     
    As the Oscar derby enters its home stretch, pals of Quentin Tarantino are toasting his success. William Morris Endeavor agent Ari Emanuel threw a glam dinner party at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills on Friday night. Attendees included Charlize Theron, Tim...