| Oct 28, 2012
Zoloft rape case: An article in the Oct. 27 LATExtra section about the death of a former Westminster police detective convicted of kidnapping and rape said that California law considers an alcohol-induced blackout voluntary intoxication, "which does...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Festival of Arts members were treated to a preview of the theme for the 2013 Pageant of the Masters at the annual meeting.
Work began on the 80th anniversary of the pageant long before the 2012 season ended, but the theme was kept under wraps until...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:17 PM
“French historical reenactment” might not automatically sound like an exciting day out, but fighters dressed as gladiators pummeling each other into submission for real? Let's just say this could be the most visceral history lesson you'll ever...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles announced Monday morning that Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") and Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley ("Gandhi") will be honored at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Veteran British cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, whose b&w cinematography on such classics as Richard Lester's 1964 Beatles film "A Hard Day's Night," Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" and Roman Polanski's "Repulsion" rank him as one of Britain's most...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S.
Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:30 AM
About halfway through Alfonso Cuaron's astonishing "Gravity," Sandra Bullock, playing a lost astronaut stranded 375 miles above Earth, seeks refuge in an abandoned spacecraft and curls into a floating fetal position, savoring a brief respite from her...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
William Friedkin held court on Thursday at the Venice Film Festival, where he received a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement ahead of the world preem of a restored and recolored copy of his 1977 thriller "Sorcerer."
"Sorcerer," an adaptation of French...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Telluride's over, and the Venice Film Festival is past its midpoint. Judging from reports, we can safely declare a couple of things:
1. You'd better learn how to spell and pronounce the name Chiwetel Ejiofor, the British actor who plays the free black...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will honor Benedict Cumberbatch with the Britannia Award for British artist of the year at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards on Nov. 9 at the Beverly Hilton.
The 37-year-old ...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
BAFTA Los Angeles will honor Benedict Cumberbatch at the 2013 Britannia Awards Nov. 9 at the Beverly Hilton.
Cumberbatch, who stars in Toronto opener "The Fifth Estate," will receive the British Artist of the Year kudo. Previously announced honorees...