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  • 10 things you might not know about victory speeches

    10 things you might not know about victory speeches
    When Republican Bruce Rauner claimed victory Tuesday in a bitter race for governor, his speech set off a whole new wave of controversy. He told supporters he had called Democratic legislative leaders Michael Madigan and John Cullerton, "and I said to...
  • Film Review: 'Cowboys'

    Someday an enterprising film-festival programmer will stage a retrospective of "The Full Monty" remakes retooled for nations with bleak economies and downtrodden citizens who worship at the altar of American popular culture. When that day dawns, Croatia's...
  • Belafonte Electrifies Governors Awards, Issues Challenge to Hollywood

    Harry Belafonte gave one of the all-time great acceptance speeches at Saturday night's Governors Awards, citing Hollywood's often-shameful power to influence attitudes, and challenging the heavy-hitters in the room to instead create works that allow...
  • Videogame Industry Rallies Around First 'Game Awards' (EXCLUSIVE)

    The videogame industry is ready to put on its own awards show. The three major console makers, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, and the largest publishers that produce games for the systems, have paired up to back "The Game Awards," with the first event set...
  • SAG Awards 2015: Snubs, surprises and assorted trends

    SAG Awards 2015: Snubs, surprises and assorted trends
    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations Wednesday morning offered plenty of confirmation of existing awards contenders -- the “Boyhood” train kept rolling, “Birdman” and “Imitation Game” saw love all around and front-...
  • 1938 storm changes Los Angeles River

     
    On Feb. 27 and 28, 1938, a storm soaked Southern California with 4.4 inches of rain. Late on March 1, 1938, a new storm arrived dropping 10 inches in Los Angeles and more in mountain areas. Rivers overflowed and dozens were killed....
  • ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies': 66 images from the finale

     
    Peter Jackson's big-screen adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien's “The Hobbit” is coming to a close with “The Hobbit: The […]...
  • A teacher, a student and an acclaimed documentary

    Five years ago, Alan Hicks set out to make a documentary about Clark Terry, the jazz musician whose 70-year career influenced generations of musicians dating back to Count Basie and Dizzy Gillespie. It wasn't until about a year into the project that...
  • Bill Clinton is lauded at all-star jazz gala. But he left his sax at home.

    Bill Clinton is lauded at all-star jazz gala. But he left his sax at home.
    To get it out of the way right at the top: No, he didn't play saxophone. But that hardly stopped Bill Clinton from strutting across the stage of the Dolby Theatre like a true-blue jazz cat. And how could you blame him? By the time he appeared Sunday...
  • Ed Sheeran 'felt like a hobbit in the elven kingdom' at VS Fashion Show

    Ed Sheeran 'felt like a hobbit in the elven kingdom' at VS Fashion Show
    Ed Sheeran felt a bit out of place at the "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" last week. Like, Middle-earth out of place. The "Don't" crooner joined musical guests Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and Hozier at the lingerie giant's annual panty procession in...
  • ‘The Hobbit': Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens on ‘Five Armies’ ending

     
    “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” filmmakers Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh are bidding Middle-earth goodbye […]...