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  • Actor Jeff Daniels, playing in Jim Thorpe, also has rhythm in his soul

    Jeff Daniels says he first became seriously interested in music when he packed up his car to move from his native Michigan to New York City to start his acting career in 1976. Figuring he'd be spending lots of time "sitting around waiting for the...
  • Happy birthday to Mort Sahl, a comic without parallel

    Happy birthday to Mort Sahl, a comic without parallel
    The greatest living comic in the world is Mort Sahl. O.K., argue if you like. Don Rickles is 88 and still doing his distinctive thing. Bob Newhart is 85 and occasionally performs. Bill Cosby is 77 … Bill Cosby … anybody? Sahl...
  • 'Cars can't fly' (Yes, they can! See: 'Furious 7'!) and other falsehoods

    As chairman of the Movie Truth Police Council, I am pleased to announce an exciting new phase in our mission of combating movie misinformation. We will no longer limit ourselves to films based on true stories — historical dramas, biopics, Woody...
  • TV This Week, May 3 - 9: 'Penny Dreadful' on Showtime

    TV This Week, May 3 - 9: 'Penny Dreadful' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 3 - 9, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Liam Neeson's particular set of skills now...
  • Cannes 2015: Gaspar Noe, Palme d'Or director added to lineup

    Cannes 2015: Gaspar Noe, Palme d'Or director added to lineup
    The Cannes Film Festival rounded out its programming Thursday, naming Gaspar Noe’s anticipated “Love” as an out-of-competition selection and adding two titles to the main competition. Noe’s fourth feature -- and his first since...
  • Cannes 2015: Woody Allen and Todd Haynes to join Pixar and Portman

    The Cannes Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a lineup studded with both high-profile veterans and intriguing newcomers — and that's before you even reached the vaunted competition section. Woody Allen will unveil his existential comedy “...
  • Jia, Sorrentino, Van Sant in Cannes lineup; selfies a no-no

    Jia, Sorrentino, Van Sant in Cannes lineup; selfies a no-no
    The 68th Cannes Film Festival will feature a lesbian love story starring Cate Blanchett, a Shakespearean tragedy with Michael Fassbender and films from cinema heavyweights including China's Jia Zhangke, Italy's Paolo Sorrentino and the United States'...
  • Mariel Hemingway tells not all about the family legacy in 'Out Came the Sun'

    "Out Came the Sun: Overcoming the Legacy of Mental Illness, Addiction and Suicide in My Family" by Mariel Hemingway with Ben Greenman; Regan Arts (288 pages, $26.95). Mental illness, addiction and suicide, especially suicide, course through the...
  • A final night at Vegas' Riviera, and a grand goodbye for a grand old dame

    A final night at Vegas' Riviera, and a grand goodbye for a grand old dame
    Along the bejeweled gambling strip, casinos have always been a model’s runway of sorts, each newcomer sleeker and more glamorous than the last. But pity those growing old in this place with a neurosis for reinvention. Start showing your age...
  • Eric Bogosian retells an 'amazing' Armenian tale

    Eric Bogosian retells an 'amazing' Armenian tale
    "Whatever I thought being Armenian was, I didn't really know as much as I thought I knew," says Eric Bogosian, acclaimed actor, playwright and novelist. Next Wednesday, April 29, he'll speak at the Alex Theatre about his new novel, "Operation Nemesis: The...
  • Mariel Hemingway shares family's troubled history in two new books

     Mariel Hemingway shares family's troubled history in two new books
    When Mariel Hemingway wanted to go to ski school instead of kindergarten, her parents bought her a season ticket and drove her to the mountain. When she wanted to quit high school and move from rural Idaho to New York City, they let her. And when Woody...