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  • James Franco, Gus Van Sant exhibition coming this week to Gagosian Gallery

     
    James Franco deconstructs Gus Van Sant's 'My Own Private Idaho'...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Top 12 guys perform

     
    OK, everybody, this is it. Not the Finals IT, or the Top Twelve IT, but the First Live Show IT. Will Steven Tyler be as awesome when he’s not whittled down to sound bites? Can Jennifer Lopez still be sweet......
  • ‘Stand By Me’ turns 25 today

     
    So, where were you when you saw “Stand By Me”? It was a watershed movie, in a lot of ways. People remember seeing it, remember what place in life they were in when they caught Rob Reiner's breakthrough adaptation of a Stephen King story,...
  • River Phoenix makes his comeback? ‘Dark Blood’ to be finished, released

     
    The apocalyptic thriller “Dark Blood,” the film River Phoenix was working on when he died, suddenly, from a drug-induced seizure/heart attack in front of The Viper Room, was never finished. But now, the director, George Sluizer, has...
  • River Phoenix' final film 'Dark Blood' to be released after 19 years

     
    When River Phoenix overdosed outside a West Hollywood nightclub in 1993, he was in the middle of working on a film titled "Dark Blood." They had 11 days left to film when Phoenix was pronounced dead from a combination of cocaine and heroin....
  • 100 Greatest Kid Stars of the last 20 years

     
    100 Greatest Kid Stars on VH1 Nov. 29-Dec. 2 counts down the the biggest names in TV, music and entertainment who burst onto the scene as kids from the past two decades. Child stars in pop culture are like pet alligators. They’re cute when young,...
  • Gibson still carving out his corner of cyberspace

    VANCOUVER, Canada -- Back then, it didn't seem like a great career move. "I don't think anyone told me that I was crazy," William Gibson recalled last week, sitting on the leafy patio of a Creole restaurant near his home. "But they didn't read science...
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark hereŚlived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • Book review: 'Smothered in Hugs' by Dennis Cooper

    Book review: 'Smothered in Hugs' by Dennis Cooper
    Smothered in Hugs Essays, Interviews, Feedback, and Obituaries Dennis Cooper HarperPerennial: 378 pp., $14.99 paper Critics are shaky cartographers, experimental scientists, evangelical missionaries and psychoanalysts of the artistic id. We forge a...
  • Sarah Polley: 'Splice' makes you 'squirm in a deeply uncomfortable, ethical, emotional way'

     
    Amy Kaufman is back on the Hero Complex with an insightful piece about "Splice" star Sarah Polley. This is a longer version of Kaufman's story in today's edition of the Los Angeles Time Calendar section. Sarah Polley had just arrived......