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  • Hollywood's gay forays

    Hollywood's gay forays
    Much already has been said, written and blogged about the merits of Sean Penn's performance as Harvey Milk. About his uncanny channeling of Milk's nasally eloquence, his skill in replicating Milk's puckish intelligence and his striking physical...
  • The Strip of dreams

    THE Sunset Strip is L.A.'s very own road to ruin, a mile and a half of super-sized billboards, wannabe stars and sharp turns where a dangerous whiff of Hollywood Babylon blows cold. F. Scott Fitzgerald ate his last meal on the Strip (at Greenblatt's Deli)...
  • Casting cull for the next big hunk

    Casting cull for the next big hunk
    Call it the hunt for the new male movie star — a youngster to step into the shoes of Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt or even Leonardo DiCaprio, who's already hit the ripe old age of 32. In the next year, Hollywood is betting literally a billion dollars on a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Image-makers

    Image-makers Johnny Grant, 84; Hollywood's honorary mayor and biggest booster was known as host of the Walk of Fame induction ceremonies (Jan. 9) Bernie Boston, 74; a former Los Angeles Times photographer best known for his iconic 1960s picture of a...
  • Ghost tours of the U.S.: Test your courage

    Tortured slaves. Victims of a "Helter Skelter" blood bath. Theater-goers incinerated in one of America's deadliest fires. The restless spirits of these and other tormented souls haunt creaky homes, dreary cemeteries and dark alleys. Or maybe it's all a...
  • Casey Affleck, Summer Phoenix Welcome Baby Boy

    "Gone, Baby Gone" star Casey Affleck has found another baby of his own. The actor and his wife Summer Phoenix recently welcomed a second child, a son, reports People. No other details have been announced. The baby has a three-year-old brother,...
  • 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......
  • 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...