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  • Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation

     Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation
    Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test. These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets. I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...
  • Super Bowl gets superheroic with 'Spider-Man 2,' 'Winter Soldier' ads

    In between the action on the field this Super Bowl Sunday, two superheroes will fight for audience attention. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" each have TV spots lined up for the big game, and teasers for both are now...
  • Susan Bennett voices her feelings on being 'Siri classic'

     Susan Bennett voices her feelings on being 'Siri classic'
    Susan Bennett, a 64-year-old Zumba-loving Atlanta suburbanite, shocked tech geeks, over-connected teens and men attracted to the sound of her digital voice when she revealed this month that she is the original voice of Siri, the iPhone persona who...
  • Samuel L. Jackson gets medieval on KTLA's Sam Rubin in live interview

    Samuel L. Jackson gets medieval on KTLA's Sam Rubin in live interview
    Among Samuel L. Jackson's most distinguishing, amusing and popular trademarks are his caustic, often foul-mouthed rants he has fired off in films such as "Pulp Fiction," "Jackie Brown" and "Snakes on a Plane." But when Jackson unleashed a vicious tirade...
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Rubin meet for first time since racism blowup

    Samuel L. Jackson, Sam Rubin meet for first time since racism blowup
    Sam and Samuel — together again. KTLA-TV entertainment reporter Sam Rubin, who gained what he called "global" notoriety last month after Samuel L. Jackson blasted him for confusing the African American actor with Laurence Fishburne during a live...
  • Quentin Tarantino to appear at AFI Fest tribute to Bruce Dern

    Quentin Tarantino will appear as part of the tribute to actor Bruce Dern on Monday at the AFI Fest in Hollywood. Dern appeared in Tarantino's Oscar-winning "Django Unchained." Dern has been busy this award season in support of his role in Alexander...
  • Laurence Fishburne laughs about being mistaken for Samuel L. Jackson

    Laurence Fishburne laughs about being mistaken for Samuel L. Jackson
    Apparently KTLA-TV's Sam Rubin isn't the first person to get Samuel L. Jackson and Laurence Fishburne mixed up. In an interview last April on "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight," a talk show that airs weekdays on the CBC, Canada's public broadcaster,...
  • Six things we learned from watching the 'Breaking Bad' doc

    It's been eight weeks and two days (or about 1,392 hours) since the series finale of "Breaking Bad" took (some of) America by the throat with its conclusion -- but who's counting? For those who feel a hole in their heart from its absence, the complete...
  • Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards

    Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards
    Actor-comedian Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Big Fan") will host the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Film Independent, the organization which also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, will hold the 29th annual...
  • Review: Spike Lee reveals a new side in 'Oldboy'

     Review: Spike Lee reveals a new side in 'Oldboy'
    Brace yourself. Spike Lee has gone all Quentin Tarantino on us. In re-imagining Park Chan-wook's mysterious thriller "Oldboy," Lee embraces the extremes of Japanese manga tradition with a vengeance. The graphic brutality, the warped sexuality, the...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...