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  • Filmmakers see a bigger message in Russia's 'Leviathan'

    The Russian film "Leviathan" is the story of a man fighting to save his home, his livelihood, his family, his dignity and his life, building a sweep and scope that is at once personal and epic. Its dense combination of inspirations may include the...
  • 'Wild' takes Reese Witherspoon into raw, bracing new territory

    "Wild" opens high atop the Pacific Crest Trail, where at first all the eye can see is the sweeping beauty of a rugged land, unmarred and untamed. The scene is breathtaking, serene, until it is broken by pain and pierced by a scream. The pain comes...
  • Grammy winners headline festival

    Three Grammy-award winning singers will headline the 18th annual Mount Dora Music Festival in February. Country star Suzy Bogguss, who also is an acoustic guitarist, will kick off the four-day event on Feb. 19. The 57-year-old songwriter is a versatile...
  • The Alewives: Our annual awards for arts futility

    The Alewives: Our annual awards for arts futility
    The hubbub over hack-attacked Sony's release of "The Interview" was too big, too serious, too far-reaching to qualify for the Alewife Awards. Since 1996 these prizes, named after the stinky fish that used to wash up regularly on Chicago's beaches, have...
  • Luise Rainer dies at 104; 1930s star had meteoric rise and fall in Hollywood

    Luise Rainer dies at 104; 1930s star had meteoric rise and fall in Hollywood
    With her soulful eyes, luminous beauty and an emotional intensity that melted hearts, Luise Rainer was well on her way to becoming a queen of Hollywood after only a handful of movies in the 1930s. Her wrenching performance in "The Great Ziegfeld" (1936)...
  • Sean Penn-Charlize Theron engagement 'all speculation,' his rep says

    Sean Penn-Charlize Theron engagement 'all speculation,' his rep says
    In this edition of the secret life of Sean Penn and Charlize Theron they're reportedly engaged. But are they really? We'll get to that in a sec. The "The Secret Wife of Walter Mitty" actor reportedly popped the question while vacationing with the...
  • Beautiful trends from 2014 to carry into 2015

    Beautiful trends from 2014 to carry into 2015
    About now, most people are probably saying good riddance to 2014 and hoping for a better 2015. But when it comes to fashion and beauty, there are trends from 2014 I'm hoping to see more of in the new year. --Flare came back into denim, and hooray...
  • 'American Sniper' poised to pull in $50 million over four-day weekend

    'American Sniper' poised to pull in $50 million over four-day weekend
    Fresh off several Oscar nominations, Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” will likely rise to the top of the box office over the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend. The war drama, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller,...
  • Oscars 2015: Nominee reactions, complete list, photos and more

    Oscars 2015: Nominee reactions, complete list, photos and more
    Anyone who has ever practiced an Oscar speech in front of the bathroom mirror knows it's an honor just to be nominated, even if they don't know how to say your name. But what else do the nominees for the 87th Academy Awards have to say?
  • Academy Awards 2015: Let's talk about the Oscar nominations

    Academy Awards 2015: Let's talk about the Oscar nominations
    Another year of Academy Award nominations means another round of winners, losers, snubs, surprises and those happy just to be nominated. Join Times staff writers Mark Olsen and Rebecca Keegan for a video chat about who's up for an Oscar at noon PST...
  • Oscars 2015: Academy president commits 'Dick Poop' gaffe

    Oscars 2015: Academy president commits 'Dick Poop' gaffe
    There were many winners and many more losers on Oscar nominations morning, but there was only one person who managed to be both at the same time: "Mr. Turner" director of photography Dick Pope. Or, as academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs mistakenly said,...