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  • The literary antecedents of 'Up'

    The literary antecedents of 'Up'
    The title of the new Disney/Pixar movie "Up," as well as its signature image of a house floating beneath thousands of tethered balloons, reminds us how frequently the theme of Lightness appears in children's literature. From Mary Poppins to Peter Pan,...
  • If I ran the Oscars: Rick Trembles

    If I ran the Oscars: Rick Trembles
    In this interview series, we ask famous free thinkers to recast the Oscars in their own image. Let's give a big Oscar night welcome to Canadian cartoonist, film critic and filmmaker Rick Trembles. Rick Trembles' illustrated movie review column Motion...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Nov. 1, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown : $27.99) An LAPD detective travels to Hong Kong to solve the murder of a Chinese immigrant. || 2 || || 2. || The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown...
  • Take us to easy street

    Take us to easy street
    Far from the madness of the malls and the mega-shopping districts, there are places where you can find great gifts and enough peace to actually think about the person you're buying for. Here's where to go and what to pick up. STUDIO CITY FROM the...
  • Movie review: Where the Wild Things Are -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Where the Wild Things Are -- 2 out of 5 stars
    The author of Where the Wild Things Are picked Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich) to direct the long-planned film of the much-loved children's book. But whatever Maurice Sendak thought the quixotic Jonze would bring to the movie -- a penetrating...
  • White House joins the fun on social-media sites

    White House joins the fun on social-media sites
    As a candidate, Barack Obama harnessed the power of social-media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. So it's no surprise that his administration recently set up official profiles for the White House on these sites and more. But being friends with...
  • First look: 'Wild Things' starts well, doesn't play like family film

     
    'Where the Wild Things Are' opened to a solid if not exceptional $32.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, but played very much like an adult-themed movie despite its origins in children's literature. The adaptation of Maurice Sendak's book saw......
  • The Morning Fix: Peter Chernin's secret life. Pros and cons of MPAA gig. Gannett not loving Leno. Beatles Rock Band sales not fab. The disappointment of Vince Vaughn.

     
    After the coffee. Before realizing today marks six months at the Los Angeles Times. (And they said it wouldn't last.) Chernin Consulting Co. Former News Corp. Chief Operating Officer Peter Chernin has been whispering in the ear of Comcast Corp.......
  • How Warners survived the wild ride on Spike Jonze's 'Wild Things'

     
    If they gave out Oscars for marketing campaigns, you could pretty much hand out the trophy right now to Warner Bros. marketing chief Sue Kroll, who almost single-handedly managed to find an audience for "Where the Wild Things Are," the......
  • A new video clip from Rob Marshall's new film 'Nine'

     
    Back in May, Culture Monster shared with you the trailer for Rob Marshall's "Nine," the upcoming Weinstein Co. film based on the Broadway musical(s) of 1982 and 2003 and Federico Fellini???s ???8??.??? Now there???s a new "Nine" trailer out --......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscar odds on 'Where the Wild Things Are' and 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' | Award shows shun Jon Gosselin | Easy Oscar crash courses

     
    • Dave Karger is more optimistic than most pundits about the Oscar odds of "Where the Wild Things Are" sneaking into the best-picture race, saying, "It may not be a complete lock like 'Precious' or 'Up in the Air,' but with 10 slots, I'm liking its...