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  • David Grand conjures early L.A. in 'Mount Terminus'

    David Grand conjures early L.A. in 'Mount Terminus'
    "I developed a phobia of Los Angeles," says David Grand. That could have been a problem for the 45-year-old author, whose novel "Mount Terminus" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 384 pp., $26) is set in early 20th century L.A. But it was the book —...
  • How I Made It: 'Grudge Match' film producer Bill Gerber

    How I Made It: 'Grudge Match' film producer Bill Gerber
    The gig: Bill Gerber is a film producer whose credits include "Gran Torino," "The Dukes of Hazzard," and "The In-Laws." His next movie, "Grudge Match," which will be released by Warner Bros. on Christmas Day, stars Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone as...
  • Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career

    Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career
    Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era." Rainer,...
  • Reel Critics: Crime doesn't pay for audience

    Reel Critics: Crime doesn't pay for audience
    Director Ruben Fleischer served up a campy blood-fest in "Zombieland." Wisecracking shooters eliminated disposable members of the walking dead by the dozen. In "Gangster Squad," disposable gangsters line up to be shot to pieces by a more serious team of...
  • Kevin Spacey brings star power to 'House of Cards'

    Kevin Spacey brings star power to 'House of Cards'
    It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging. The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
  • 'Los Angeles Plays Itself' A Decade Later

    At Friday's 10th anniversary screening of his documentary "Los Angeles Plays Itself" at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, filmmaker Tom Andersen told the audience, "It's not an update. I didn't see the need. "The way movies...
  • Reel Critics: '42' hits a grand slam

    Reel Critics: '42' hits a grand slam
    It's only April, but a leading contender for this year's Best Picture award is already in a theater near you. "42" is the absolutely compelling story of Jackie Robinson. He was the first African American ever to play Major League Baseball and wore that...
  • James Cromwell is still shaking his fists

     James Cromwell is still shaking his fists
    Versatile character actor James Cromwell has always looked askance at authority. "There used to be a bumper sticker that said 'resist authority,'" said Cromwell, best known for his Oscar-nominated supporting turn in 1995's "Babe" as the taciturn...
  • Brad Pitt puts Malibu beach house on the market

    Brad Pitt puts Malibu beach house on the market
    Brad Pitt has listed his gated Malibu beach house for $13.75 million. The view home he shares with actress Angelina Jolie sits on 1.26 blufftop acres with a tennis court, a lap pool and access to the beach. Features include walls of glass doors, a walk-...
  • Local festival showcases variety of films

    Local festival showcases variety of films
    Cameron Lew wants people to give back when they shop. So the 15-year-old made a short documentary, "Factory in a Box," based on the nonprofit Faces Behind the Label. The Huntington Beach-based organization gives people living in rural China the chance to...
  • San Francisco literary festival Litquake just keeps growing

    San Francisco literary festival Litquake just keeps growing
    You can't throw a New Yorker magazine in San Francisco without hitting a writer. This fog-bound city might be more famous for steep hills and sourdough, but step inside one of its many independent bookstores and coffeehouses and you'll find more...