| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Just nine days after the 1970 National Guard shootings at Kent State University in Ohio had left four students dead and nine injured during a Vietnam War protest, Columbia Pictures released "Getting Straight," a counterculture comedy-drama exploring...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 12:40 PM
Fashion designer Nicole Richie and musician Joel Madden have bought a home in the Beverly Crest area for $6.7 million.
They made the deal outside the Multiple Listing Service, but public records confirm their purchase and ownership as reported by...
| Apr 10, 2015
“Suicide Squad” director David Ayer has shared another image teasing his upcoming movie, this time focusing solely on Jared Leto […]...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:54 PM
Way too many people are crammed into W.C. Harlan for the semi-frequent Shade live reading series to hear @EricAllenHatch rattle off a series of his absurdist movie review tweets, a brief break from the night’s emboldened but much more heady poetry:...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 7:08 AM
For years, Floyd Mayweather Jr. believed, the most significant impediment to his ability to collect the riches his boxing talents deserved was Oscar De La Hoya.
While both fought under the Top Rank Promotions banner, De La Hoya was the true “...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 4:44 PM
A big shout out to the Big Fella. The Big Daddy. The Big Shaqtus. The Big Aristotle.
He's the One.
The dominant face of the Orlando Magic franchise.
We'll pause while some of you spit out your coffee. That would be the people...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:25 PM
If you're old enough to remember the 1960s, you may recall the heyday of comedian Vaughn Meader, who briefly became a superstar for his impersonations of John F. Kennedy. The story goes that on Nov. 22, 1963, as the nation reeled from Kennedy's...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:55 PM
A fan letter to the character actor whose familiar mug has popped up in more than 175 movies and countless TV shows, the documentary "That Guy Dick Miller" aims to finally give the still-working 86-year-old his due.
Having established himself as Roger...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:19 PM
The painted dramas of Mr. Turner. A play about Tokyo Rose. And the architectural images of an award-winning photographer. Plus: an influential African portraitist, two exhibitions about Afrofuturism and a show inspired by objects at an estate sale. Here&...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 9:40 AM
If Lakers followers leave just enough room between squeezed eyelids, Karl-Anthony Towns might look like a familiar player.
Without all the knee problems. And the unpredictable attitude.
Towns is a freshman at Kentucky whose two-way play makes him a...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:07 PM
June Fairchild was a Manhattan Beach prom queen, a go-go dancer, an actress who appeared in more than a dozen films and, for a time, an addict and alcoholic who slept in a cardboard box on skid row in Los Angeles.
Fairchild, 68, died Tuesday at a Los...