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  • Review: The Runaways

    Today, most people know the Runaways solely as Joan Jett’s first band. But a new film about the tumultuous rockers acts as both an absorbing rise-and-fall music picture and a historical corrective. The hyperbolic meme “You’ll be bigger...
  • Joan Jett's Runaway heart

    Before the Runaways ripped into the underground music scene in 1975, an all-girl rock group never stood a chance. Now, a biopic on the badass teenage band that featured Joan Jett andLita Ford will hit theaters March 19. While she’s no longer selling...
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • News roundup: 'Dark Knight' honored, 'Watchmen' re-released

    News roundup: 'Dark Knight' honored, 'Watchmen' re-released
    The expansion of the Oscars' best picture pool came a year too late for " The Dark Knight," but the film was the big winner at the Saturn Awards Wednesday night. The movie won five awards from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films,...
  • Dakota Fanning runs away with 'The Runaways'

    Dakota Fanning loves rock 'n' roll too. Fanning has signed on to play rocker Cherie Currie in the Joan Jett biopic "The Runaways," according to Variety. The move will team Fanning with "New Moon" co-star Kristen Stewart, who will play Jett, famous for "I...
  • Dakota Fanning confirmed for 'New Moon'

    The will-she-or-won't-she is over: Sources say Dakota Fanning has been confirmed as a player in the "Twilight" sequel "New Moon." Fanning, 15, will play vampire elder Jane, who brings judgment on the forbidden love between teen human Bella ( Kristen...
  • Review: Bitchingly awesome 'Lemmy: 49% Mother***er, 51% Son of a Bitch'

    Review: Bitchingly awesome 'Lemmy: 49% Mother***er, 51% Son of a Bitch'
    ***1/2 (out of four) Motorhead singer/bassist Lemmy Kilmister is the kind of genre-personifying hard rock icon who invites Chuck Norris-style hyperbole (one fan claims the only survivors of a nuclear bomb would be cockroaches and Lemmy) that actually...
  • Weekend outlook: Two rounds of Mardi Gras at Universal, Willie Nelson at SeaWorld, plus $5 day at science center. Curious?

    Weekend outlook: Two rounds of Mardi Gras at Universal, Willie Nelson at SeaWorld, plus $5 day at science center. Curious?
    There are loads of entertaining options this weekends at our theme parks and attractions. + There are Mardi Gras concerts on both Saturday and Sunday at Universal Studios. The B-52s are set to perform Saturday, followed by the omnipresent KC & the...
  • Chicago Ridge's homespun values lure homebuyers

    Chicago Ridge's homespun values lure homebuyers
    Shaped like a string of boxcars that tumbled off the CSX rail line, Chicago Ridge is a working-class southwestern suburb known for the regional mall that attracts shoppers like a magnet. Thanks to its abundance of modest multifamily housing, Chicago...
  • O.C. Fair breaks attendance record

    If you fry butter, they will come. This summer's Orange County Fair broke the previous attendance record, fair officials reported today. Mild weather, uncertainty about the fair's future, and perhaps the newest artery-clogging food — deep-fried...
  • More free tickets for Virgin Mobile FreeFest; yes, there's still a chance to see Ludacris, T.I., M.I.A. gratis

    More free tickets for Virgin Mobile FreeFest; yes, there's still a chance to see Ludacris, T.I., M.I.A. gratis
    From the Midnight Sun blog: Those free tickets for Virgin Mobile FreeFest given away in July disappeared faster than the Jets' offense. But nutty billionaire Richard Branson is still feeling magnanimous. Turns out the folks at FreeFest held on to...