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  • District attorney race: Alan Jackson concedes to Jackie Lacey

     
    Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Jackson conceded defeat in the race for Los Angeles County district attorney against veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey....
  • Ambassadors, a rock band from Brooklyn, find big audience in Hampton Roads

    Ambassadors, a rock band from Brooklyn, find big audience in Hampton Roads
    Over the years, many Hampton Roads radio stations have been content to follow more often than lead. For example, once rock hits were broken in major markets, local outlets would jump on and ride the wave. That's started to change recently as stations...
  • The problem with David Mamet

    The problem with David Mamet
    Critic's Notebook: The dramatist who used to regularly scorch the stage with complex stories has let his anti-P.C. rage blunt his work. What in the world has happened to David Mamet? The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Glengarry Glen Ross," a modern...
  • 'The Wrecking Crew' doc screening, Q&A in Orange on Oct. 13

    'The Wrecking Crew' doc screening, Q&A in Orange on Oct. 13
    When he decided to put together a home movie about highlights of his dad’s life and career, Denny Tedesco did what a lot of children do at some point in their lives. What distinguished the product of his efforts from the thousands or millions of...
  • Romance, Violence and Tokyo in Abbas Kiarostami's New Film, "Like Someone In Love"

    Romance, Violence and Tokyo in Abbas Kiarostami's New Film, "Like Someone In Love"
    Like Someone in Love Directed by Abbas Kiarostami   "Like Someone in Love", the jazz standard that Abbas Kiarostami's new film takes its name from, is the kind of love song that can easily qualify as a song about insanity, depending on how cynical...
  • TV review: Pacino wigs out in HBO's 'Phil Spector'

    TV review: Pacino wigs out in HBO's 'Phil Spector'
    Al Pacino gets his freak on in HBO Film's biopic about legendary record producer Phil Spector, who definitely had a case of the crazies. Written and directed by Chicago native David Mamet, "Phil Spector" (8 p.m. CT March 24, HBO; 3.5 stars) fictionalizes...
  • Al Pacino, Helen Mirren and David Mamet pool their collective talents in HBO's 'Phil Spector'

    Al Pacino, Helen Mirren and David Mamet pool their collective talents in HBO's 'Phil Spector'
    Executive producer Barry Levinson urges viewers to think of his HBO film "Phil Spector" as a two-person play —not a docudrama about the first murder trial of the rock producer. "It really is a two-person piece," Levinson said in a telephone...
  • Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs

    Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs
    This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
  • HBO scores with Pacino as Phil Spector in Barry Levinson production

    HBO scores with Pacino as Phil Spector in Barry Levinson production
    What a great weekend: HBO sent a screener for "Phil Spector," a made-for-TV movie about the legendary music producer, starring Al Pacino and Helen Mirren. Barry Levinson is the executive producer, with David Mamet as writer and director. That enough...
  • Jackie Lacey Sworn in as L.A.'s First Female, Black D.A.

    Jackie Lacey Sworn in as L.A.'s First Female, Black D.A.
    LOS ANGELES -- Promising to lead “without regard to politics or partisanship," Jackie Lacey was sworn in Monday as Los Angeles County’s first female and first African American district attorney. Lacey, 55, giggled briefly as she raised her right hand for...
  • Jackie Lacey Makes History In L.A. County District Attorney Race

    Jackie Lacey Makes History In L.A. County District Attorney Race
    LOS ANGELES -- Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey was successful in her bid to become Los Angeles County's first African American and first female district attorney, building a commanding advantage over her rival, Deputy Dist. Atty. Alan Jackson. Lacey...