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  • Carolyn Cassady dies at 90; wife of Beat legend Neal Cassady

    If proof was needed that opposites attract, the loves of Carolyn Cassady's life would more than make the case. The daughter of a biochemistry professor and an English teacher with strict, Victorian values, she grew up in the 1940s envisioning a...
  • For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops

    For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops
    This Is the End Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
  • Coen brothers' loser is winning over Cannes

    Coen brothers' loser is winning over Cannes
    CANNES, France — Whatever its commercial fortunes when it opens in the U.S. this December, "Inside Llewyn Davis" already has won the acclaim sought so ardently by the fictional folk singer of its title, the latest charismatic loser in a long,...
  • 'Kill Your Darlings' is 'a love letter to the Beats'

      'Kill Your Darlings' is 'a love letter to the Beats'
    The superhero origin story has become popular in the last few years, so it makes sense the form might also spread to stories outside the comic-book genre — like Beat generation writers. The new film "Kill Your Darlings" tells the tale of how...
  • Review: Death and the Beats' birth drive 'Kill Your Darlings'

    Early on in "Kill Your Darlings," 18-year-old Allen Ginsberg, played by Daniel Radcliffe, is on a freshman orientation tour of the Columbia University library when a fellow student jumps on a desk and begins quoting Henry Miller. Shouting provocative...
  • Why don't iconic novels translate into film?

    Why don't iconic novels translate into film?
    Earlier this week, I saw Michael Polish’s film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s 1962 novel “Big Sur,” which opens Friday. The book is one of my favorites: dark, brooding, the flip side of the Beat road legend, a story of isolation...
  • TV This Week Nov. 3 - 9: 'American Masters' on PBS

    TV This Week Nov. 3 - 9: 'American Masters' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Friendly fire? A former detective puts...
  • 'On the Road'

    Jack Kerouac's classic novel took more than 50 years to reach the screen, but director Walter Salles and screenwriter Jose Rivera - reunited from "The Motorcycle Diaries" - finally got it done. Based on the famous nonconformist Kerouac's journeys...
  • City Lights Bookstore has the true beat of San Francisco

     City Lights Bookstore has the true beat of San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO — To get to one of the spiritual centers of San Francisco — a perfect microcosm of the city of evergreen revolutions — turn left after the high-rising office buildings downtown, saunter past Francis Ford Coppola's emerald-...
  • James Thurber gets a boost from Ben Stiller

    James Thurber gets a boost from Ben Stiller
    A book doesn't have to be a movie tie-in to see the benefit of a film's release. Readers don't need to see a star's face on the book's cover, it turns out: They just need to see the author's name. That's what's shown by the year-end numbers at the...
  • 5 things to do in London that are not the Olympics

    5 things to do in London that are not the Olympics
    London is hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics from July 27 to Aug. 12. While the Games are sure to be a spectacular event, there are plenty of other options for those travelers who couldn't get tickets, blew that 100-yard dash or just happen to be in...