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  • REVIEW: 'Marie Antoinette' at Steppenwolf Theatre

    REVIEW: 'Marie Antoinette' at Steppenwolf Theatre
    Although its setting is 18th century Versailles and its central character is the wife of Louis XVI and the erstwhile queen of France, you could chop the noggin off the Steppenwolf Theatre's blithely anachronistic but fundamentally insecure new...
  • Billionaire John Malone buys big stake in Lionsgate; Starz may benefit

    Billionaire John Malone buys big stake in Lionsgate; Starz may benefit
    Media mogul John Malone bought a significant stake in Hollywood studio Lionsgate in what could be part of a broader strategy to beef up his Starz cable network. The billionaire, who is chairman of Liberty Media and considered an architect of the...
  • John Malone joins Lionsgate board in Starz stock swap

    Media mogul John Malone is getting into the “Hunger Games” business. The billionaire media investor will join the board of Lionsgate, the film company behind the "Hunger Games" franchise, in a complicated deal that intertwines the Santa...
  • U.S. drops probe of Fox, News Corp: No charges filed in hacking scandal

    U.S. drops probe of Fox, News Corp: No charges filed in hacking scandal
    Federal investigators have ended their three-year investigation into whether Rupert Murdoch's media company violated U.S. laws during the British tabloid phone hacking and bribery scandal. The U.S. Department of Justice said Monday that it had closed...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Musketeers'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Austin City Limits The Black Keys perform...
  • Goldberg ignores his own hypocrisy

    Goldberg ignores his own hypocrisy
    Jonah Goldberg's recent commentary ("Jews, outnumbered by Muslims, suffer under mob rule," Jan. 25) denounces appeasement. Yet this very same essay is a prime example of exactly that — hypocritically to boot! On the one hand, he notes that "If...
  • DreamWorks' shares fall as investors worry about financial issues

    DreamWorks' shares fall as investors worry about financial issues
    DreamWorks Animation's plans to lay off 500 people, overhaul management and release fewer movies was intended to reassure investors that the struggling Glendale studio was taking steps to right itself. But the moves had the opposite effect on Wall...
  • Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire

    Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire
    Barry Humphries sat at a table overlooking the pool of his Beverly Hills hotel and blew his nose. He had just arrived from his home in London and was suffering with a common cold — something it's hard to imagine ever getting the better of his...
  • The Sun may have set on Britain's topless Page 3 models

    Say “Page 3 Girl” to a Brit, and it can only conjure up one type of image. A young, attractive woman posing seductively in front of a camera wearing skimpy bikini bottoms and little (or nothing) else. For more than four decades, these...
  • DreamWorks Animation's box-office flops may result in 400 job cuts

    DreamWorks Animation SKG, the upstart studio that once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in mining box-office gold from animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases. DreamWorks is looking to shave as...
  • DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs

    DreamWorks Animation plans substantial layoffs
    Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said. In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...