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  • 'Hobbit' Star Ian McKellen Won't Travel to Russia Due to Anti-Gay Law

    LONDON -- Gandalf may be willing to travel to the most dangerous corners of Middle Earth to fight evil, but Ian McKellen, the actor who plays him, won't go to Russia. McKellen, the star of the "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" films, said he was advised...
  • Garth Brooks' 'Roots' Boxed Set Hits No. 1

    In a week that saw just one newly released title slip into the U.S. top 10, Garth Brooks captured the No. 1 position with his budget-priced boxed set. "Blame It All On My Roots" secured the top post with a 146,000-copy week, according to Nielsen...
  • Looking Out: India re-criminalizes gay sex

    Looking Out: India re-criminalizes gay sex
    Gay sex is now illegal -- again -- in the second-most populous nation in the world. India's Supreme Court restored a 150-year-old law banning sodomy Wednesday, declaring that a lower court that struck it down in 2009 lacked the power to do so. Put...
  • Goteborg Film Festival to Focus on Russian Cinema

    LONDON -- The Goteborg Intl. Film Festival is to include a Russia Focus as part of its next edition. The lineup will include films by both established filmmakers and the younger generation. Pics will mirror the contemporary political and social situation...
  • Elton John, Elizabeth Hurley attend Hot Pink Party fundraiser

    Many guests wore some form of pink -- in the form of a tiny pocket square if not a floor-length gown -- to the Hot Pink Party at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC on Monday night. Elizabeth Hurley hosted, and Sir Elton John and Sara Bareilles performed at the...
  • Foster the People goes political with 'Supermodel'

    Foster the People goes political with 'Supermodel'
    In 2010, Foster the People's Mark Foster lived the dream for an aspiring songwriter. Buoyed by a light-stepping danceable beat, "Pumped Up Kicks" was electronic bubble gum pop with a dark lyrical undercurrent and a carefree tone that quickly went...
  • Forty years on, Elton John's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' Is Still Paved in Gold

    "Funeral For a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding," the wide-screen epic that opens Elton John's magnum opus, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" (1973), would suggest an elaborate production effort, extensive overdubs and endless tinkering in the studio. But a live...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens: Medora' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens: Medora' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES How I Met Your Mother The comedy...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES NCIS Special Agent Pride (Scott...
  • 'The Lion King' cast gives Virgin passengers an impromptu performance

    'The Lion King' cast gives Virgin passengers an impromptu performance
    Passengers aboard a Virgin Australia flight were recently treated to more than pretzels and peanuts. On a flight from Brisbane to Sydney, the passengers were given an impromptu performance by the cast of the Australian production of 'The Lion King.' ...
  • Shows that shook Wrigley all night long

    Shows that shook Wrigley all night long
    The Cubs entered the concert promotion business with a certain amount of trepidation in 2005. It took Jimmy Buffett a decade to persuade the team's front office that hosting a rock concert at Wrigley Field would be a good idea. Buffett finally got his...