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  • Mark Hamill Goes to the Dark Side at Jason Reitman's Live Reading of 'The Empire Strikes Back'

    "Welcome to the first live screening of 'The Interview!'" So teased Jason Reitman at the start of Thursday's live reading of "The Empire Strikes Back" held in downtown Los Angeles. The event, part of Film Independent's Live Read series, was moved from...
  • DVD Review: 'Time Bandits' flashes back to early Gilliam

    After co-directing “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” (1975) with fellow Python Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam launched his solo filmmaking career with “Jabberwocky” (1977), which barely got a U.S. release. He spent years trying to...
  • Terry Jones Screens Robin Williams as Dennis the Dog in 'Absolutely Anything'

    Attendees at Saturday night's American Cinemateque screening of Monty Python's iconic "Life of Brian" at the Aero received a bonus -- six minutes of footage from the Pythonesque sci-fi farce "Absolutely Anything," screened by director Terry Jones....
  • 'Spamalot' will open Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2015-16 season

    'Spamalot' will open Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2015-16 season
    Patrons at Wednesday night's preview performance of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "A Christmas Carol" were given a preview of next season's season-opening show. The troupe announced that the musical comedy "Spamalot" will open the theater's 2015-16...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS: New Orleans' on CBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES NCIS While traveling for the holidays,...
  • Stand-up Scene: 'Blind Bet,' and other chances taken

    Stand-up Scene: 'Blind Bet,' and other chances taken
    At the “Blind Bet” stand-up show at The Pony Inn, David Drake is trying out new jokes: “I’m covered in hair,” says Drake. “I’ve got this thing called the creep,” he says pointing to the body hair just...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Whose Line Is It Anyway? The improv-...
  • Weekend preview: Miami Book Fair turns up the music

    Weekend preview: Miami Book Fair turns up the music
    This may be the weekend when life in South Florida is at its zenith: Not only do we get to blithely dismiss “the polar who-tex?” but we get to throw a little big-city culture around as the world’s great authors gather at the hearth of...
  • It's 'So, Anyway' by John Cleese, not 'Monty Python' by John Cleese

    John Cleese recently fell under the spell of singer Taylor Swift when they appeared together on the popular British chat series "The Graham Norton Show," which airs here on BBC America. "I am more ignorant about music than anyone you have ever spoken to...
  • Miami Book Fair: John Cleese is seriously satisfied

    Miami Book Fair: John Cleese is seriously satisfied
    John Cleese's silly memoir, "So, Anyway … ," is as much a confession as it is a cliffhanger. In closing out his autobiography about the making of Monty Python's Flying Circus, Cleese, the tallest and "best mustached" of the British sketch-...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Red Band Society' on Fox

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Red Band Society' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES SoCal Connected This new episode looks at...