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  • Academy president: 'I was appalled' hearing Ratner on Howard Stern

     
    A day after announcing that Brian Grazer would take over as co-producer of the Oscar show after Brett Ratner dropped out, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences President Tom Sherak discusses the debacle, the loss of Eddie Murphy as host, and efforts...
  • What's next for Oscar nominees? Theater for some

     
    George Clooney, Demian Bichir, Jessica Chastain and Christopher Plummer are among this year's crop of Oscar nominees who are taking on stage roles....
  • Pharrell on Oscars composing: 'I hadn't seen sheet music in 20 years'

     
    Hip-hop producer Pharrell Williams and film composer Hans Zimmer have been holed up in Capitol Records' recording studios rehearsing pieces they wrote and arranged as interstitial music for Sunday's Oscar telecast....
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2011 Editorial Awards

     
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2011, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored what Editor Davan Maharaj called "the staples of our craft -- long-form feature writing, watchdog journalism and great photography ... also the creative and...
  • 'Star Trek' actor, 50th anniversary of iconic group, country stars coming to State Theatre

     
    "Star Trek" star William Shatner, the 50th anniversary of Peter, Paul and Mary, country duo Montgomery Gentry, Bill Cosby and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes are among the highlights of the State Theatre's new 50-performance season. The 2012-'...
  • ‘Dark Knight Rises’: Tom Hardy, a Brando for Blu-ray era?

     
    British actor Tom Hardy has been able to dream bigger since he delivered a memorably¬†roguish performance in¬†”Inception” — but that ......
  • Tippi Hedren and a stellar cast talk HBO’s “The Girl”

     
    Tippi Hedren sits on a sofa in a Beverly Hills hotel suite on a warm August day. Still exquisitely beautiful at age 82, she wears a dress of the same soft gray-green as her eyes. On her right lapel is an intricate gold and diamond brooch in the shape of...
  • 'Suge' Knight wanted after judge issues bench arrest warrant

     
    Former rap impresario Marion "Suge" Knight is wanted again after skipping a Beverly Hills court appearance in his conviction for driving without a license, officials said Monday. He was sentenced in 2011 to three years of probation for driving without.......
  • Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures

    Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures
    Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
  • Wayne Thomas dies at 77; voice of 'red light, green light' for TV's Engineer Bill

    Wayne Thomas dies at 77; voice of 'red light, green light' for TV's Engineer Bill
    Wayne Thomas, who as Freight Train Wayne was the off-screen voice orchestrating the "red light, green light" milk-drinking game that was a highlight of the children's TV show hosted by Engineer Bill, has died. He was 77. Thomas, who created the long-...
  • Phishin' for some fun? Take our quiz

    Phishin' for some fun? Take our quiz
    Friday at Hampton Coliseum, the legendary improvisational rock band Phish comes back from the dead for three sold-out shows. It's no accident that the band picked the Coliseum for this act of reanimation. Before breaking up in 2004, the group...