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  • Coen brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' is helping boost L.A. film production

    Coen brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' is helping boost L.A. film production
    The Coen brothers are bringing some needed star power to the streets of Los Angeles. The upcoming movie "Hail, Caesar!" recently began production in L.A., giving the region a welcome boost in feature film activity. Production days for movies filmed on...
  • At 58, looking fondly at the hill made by the sands of time

    Not a bad age, 58. I've had worse. On the way to school the other day, the little guy asked me who I'd like to be "if you could be anyone in the world?" "You," I told him. "Me?" I told him I'd like to be him because of all the great things ahead...
  • Iconic director Mike Nichols dies at 83: 'He was a true visionary'

    Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," died on Wednesday at age 83, ABC News said. The prolific director passed...
  • Stephen Colbert to host Kennedy Center Honors

    Stephen Colbert to host Kennedy Center Honors
    December is shaping up as a huge month for Stephen Colbert. He will present the final "Colbert Report" on Dec. 18 on Comedy Central. He will host the Kennedy Center Honors, which air at 9 p.m. Dec. 30 on CBS. The event will tape Dec. 7 in Washington....
  • The Biblioracle: Hanks, but no thanks, New Yorker

    The Biblioracle: Hanks, but no thanks, New Yorker
    Condensed version of this week's column: Tom Hanks, get off my lawn! The full story: In the Oct. 27 issue, The New Yorker featured a debut short story called "Alan Bean Plus Four" by a previously unpublished, apparently up-and-coming fiction writer...
  • Waging a noble, solitary war against retail Christmas Creep

    Waging a noble, solitary war against retail Christmas Creep
    Already in the CVSes of this world they have begun and completed their unholy work, stripping the shelves of their cheery weight of candy corn and filling them with green and red foil boxes of seasonal truffles. Yes, Halloween is over. But they were...
  • Universal to host 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2'

    Universal to host 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2'
    Universal Pictures is headed to the altar with "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2," having acquired U.S. and select international distribution rights for the sequel to writer-star Nia Vardalos' breakout 2002 indie comedy. Vardalos is reprising her duties for...
  • Christmas Creep is ruining the holidays

    Christmas Creep is ruining the holidays
    Already in the CVSes of this world they have begun and completed their unholy work, stripping the shelves of their cheery weight of candy corn and filling them with green and red foil boxes of seasonal truffles. It's Christmas Creep. Christmas comes but...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Man Who Killed Usama Bin Laden' on Fox News Channel

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 A new documentary profiles...
  • 'Big' TV remake: Will the man-child comedy come of age?

    They grow up so fast. "Big," the 1988 comedy starring Tom Hanks as a boy in the body of a 30-year-old man, is just a few years shy of that benchmark age itself. Now comes news that the film has achieved its own mark of maturity: a half-hour TV series,...
  • HBO and Starbucks to Salute Veterans with Concert Starring Eminem, Rihanna, Carrie Underwood & More

    HBO and Starbucks announced a free, all-star concert to honor America's veterans and their families, which will be presented live on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The "Concert for Valor," which will be held on the National Mall in Washington D.C., will...