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  • A rose by any other name

    A rose by any other name
    "Downton Abbey" fans must remember the Ralph Lauren commercials that preceded the program. Yet somehow I don't think the classy clothing and accessories would carry the same cachet if Mr. Lauren had used his real name in advertising them, that name being Ralph Lifshitz. Similarly, I wonder whether Mike Nichols, the Academy Award-winning director of dozens of major movies, who also has won nine Tony awards as well as Emmys, Golden Globes and Grammys, would have been as successful as Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky, the name he was given at birth.
  • Sundance 2015: White supremacist guest leads to heated 'Welcome to Leith' Q&A

    Sundance 2015: White supremacist guest leads to heated 'Welcome to Leith' Q&A
    “I liked your film, but this is disgusting.” It was a dramatic and confrontational scene at the post-screening Q&A for the documentary “Welcome To Leith” on Thursday night, as many in the audience turned against the filmmakers...

    Oscars 2015: Director Alejandro G. Inarritu sees the 'Birdman' in us all

    Oscars 2015: Director Alejandro G. Inarritu sees the 'Birdman' in us all
    Some writers say they don't set out to make a statement but to ask a question. For Alejandro G. Ińárritu, director and co-writer of "Birdman," there were plenty of questions — about ego and id, self-worth, purpose and identity — just not the...

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------  SERIES Atlantis As wedding plans progress, Ariadne...

    Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio

    Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio
    According to legend, in the early days of Chicago classical music radio station WFMT-FM 98.7, co-founder Rita Jacobs noticed that folk music was surging in popularity and asked a young announcer, Mike Nichols, to start a weekly show. Jacobs gave Nichols...