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  • TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History

    TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY   "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate...
  • David Fincher to be Featured in BAFTA's 'A Life in Pictures'

    David Fincher will be the latest guest at BAFTA's "A Life in Pictures" interview series, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced Wednesday. The conversation with Fincher will take place at BAFTA's headquarters in London on Sept. 19 at...
  • Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp have reportedly split up

    Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp have reportedly split up
    Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp have reportedly called it quits after more than three years of dating.  Blame it on Indiana, People says. That would be where Mellencamp lives, was born and has said he plans to die -- while Ryan, 52, has been a New Yorker...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Detonates North Korean Thriller 'Opposite Number'

    LONDON -- U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has greenlit North Korean political thriller "Opposite Number." The 10-part drama series has been penned by British playwright and screenwriter Matt Charman, who wrote the original script for Steven Spielberg's...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • Tom Hanks' new app an homage to manual typewriters

    Tom Hanks' new app an homage to manual typewriters
    A new app for the iPad aims to recreate the nostalgic sense of typing on a manual typewriter, but ramped up to meet the demands of digital-age word processing. The brainchild of Oscar-winning actor and collector of vintage typewriters Tom Hanks, the app,...
  • Tale of the dueling typewriter apps

    Welcome to the technological frontier of 2014: Dueling typewriter apps for the iPad. Our first contender, Hanx Writer, topped iTunes charts in its first two weeks. It comes from Tom Hanks -- yes, the Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks. What does a big box-...
  • Tom Hanks, Smokey Bear at governor's mansion

    Tom Hanks, Smokey Bear at governor's mansion
    Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks was at the governor's mansion Monday evening, popping in either after or during an event for the state's Department of Forestry. That's Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore on the far right there, along with...
  • David Letterman's retirement plans: A Ken Burns doc?

    David Letterman's retirement plans: A Ken Burns doc?
    David Letterman seemed to be considering his post-retirement plans out loud when he interviewed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on Wednesday's "Late Show." Burns was promoting his upcoming seven-part, 14-hour PBS documentary "The Roosevelts."...
  • Tom Hanks Launches Free Manual-Typewriter iPad App

    Tom Hanks is now in the app business. The award-winning thesp has launched a free app for Apple's iPad, Hanx Writer, that emulates the aural and visual experience of a manual typewriter -- a personal passion of Hanks -- but with modern conveniences...
  • Icon Acquires U.K. Rights to Tom Hanks Starrer 'A Hologram for the King'

    LONDON -- Icon Film Distribution has acquired U.K. rights to Tom Tykwer's comedic drama "A Hologram for the King," which stars Tom Hanks. Tykwer, who co-directed Hanks in "Cloud Atlas" with the Wachowski siblings, adapted the script to "Hologram" from...