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  • Karen Black dies at 74; actress starred in 'Five Easy Pieces' and 'Easy Rider'

    Karen Black dies at 74; actress starred in 'Five Easy Pieces' and 'Easy Rider'
    Karen Black, the bravely offbeat actress who burst into the public consciousness in such iconic counterculture films as "Five Easy Pieces" and "Easy Rider," has died. She was 74. Black, who was found to have ampullary cancer in 2010, died Thursday at...
  • 'Homeland' recap, 'Uh...Oh...Ah...'

    Everyone in episode two was acting like someone else, with Carrie imitating Jack Nicholson in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest," Dana emulating Claire Danes in "Romeo + Juliet" and Saul impersonating his own murdered boss and Carrie’s nemesis,...
  • Scary Men Different From Scary Women

    With Halloween trying to sneak up on us, it's time to look without fear at the differences between what makes men scary and what makes women scary. For example, your male villain in a horror movie must have third-degree peeling burns and open sores over...
  • 'Last Vegas' is not necessarily about the city of old

    'Last Vegas' is not necessarily about the city of old
    LAS VEGAS — From the 34th floor of the Aria Resort & Casino, a colossal hotel complex with more than 4,000 rooms and a 150,000-square-foot gambling floor, Robert De Niro surveyed what remained of the Las Vegas he once knew. "I don't even recognize...
  • David L. Ulin's summer reading project

    Summer is my favorite season — always has been. Partly, it's the light: slow and thick, like a glaze of honey spread across the world. Partly, it's the heat, which I feel in my joints, making me imagine I was loose-limbed again. But more than...
  • Dr. Dean Brooks dies at 96; key figure in filming 'Cuckoo's Nest'

    When he ran a large state mental hospital, Dr. Dean Brooks made some bold decisions, but one of the most daring was to heed the call of Hollywood. Over protests from his boss and many mental health professionals, Brooks allowed the cast and crew of "One...
  • 'Dark Knight Returns' cover expected to sell for more than $500,000

    'Dark Knight Returns' cover expected to sell for more than $500,000
    The drawing of a cover for a 1986 “Batman” comic is expected to fetch more than $500,000 at a Dallas auction next month. That’s no paltry sum, though it would still pale to the $2.16 million paid in 2011 for Superman’s debut in...
  • Want to clean up baseball? Try this, Bud

    Want to clean up baseball? Try this, Bud
    Bud Selig contends his sport is “cleaner than it has ever been,’’ and he’s right, if only because baseball couldn’t be worse than the 1990’s and early 2000’s after Selig’s bunch seemingly to a man at...
  • Sally Kellerman: When Hot Lips met her match

    Sally Kellerman: When Hot Lips met her match
    At 76, Hot Lips Houlihan is still a tease … Sally Kellerman, who received an Oscar nomination for her role in Robert Altman’s groundbreaking depiction of war in “M*A*S*H,” is speaking from her Los Angeles-area home on a recent...
  • Roman Polanski rape victim's memoir features controversial cover

    Roman Polanski rape victim's memoir features controversial cover
    Samantha Geimer, the woman Roman Polanski was convicted of having sex with when she was 13, has released a provocative cover for her new memoir, “The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski.” The image is a photograph that the “...
  • 'Pilgrim's Wilderness' a harrowing tale of isolation

    A self-proclaimed biblical prophet with a flowing gray beard and the name Papa Pilgrim shows up with his wife and 14 children in a bit of Alaskan wilderness so remote and austere it has driven all other settlers away. Even the native Ahtna people never...