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  • Academy Awards: The hosts offer more suspense than the prizes

     
    With little suspense at this year's Oscars, the hosts could draw the most scrutiny. Anne Hathaway and James Franco are young, attractive and talented. But like every Oscar host, they need first-rate material. Here's hoping that the writers supply it....
  • Oscar picks: Some will win, some will lose, some are born to sing the blues

     
    If you've been paying the least bit of attention, you know the storyline for Oscar night. Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Melissa Leo and Christian Bale; David Fincher, “Toy Story 3″ and “Social Network” and “King's Speech&#...
  • Who’s appearing, performing and presenting Oscar night?

     
    A Long list of past Oscar winners, nominees and just plain movie stars are on tap for Sunday's night's Oscarcast. Mandy Moore's singing her song from “Tangled,” Gwyneth Paltrow will deliver “Country Strong” one last time. Jeff...
  • Talking with Dr. John: Blues/jazz great is in right place, and it's the right time

     
    Singer/songwriter Dr. John is headed for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in two weeks. Just two weeks ago, he was up for two Grammy Awards for two different projects. He’s had a varied and illustrious career......
  • Randy Newman strips down -- his music -- in 'Songbook Vol. 2' due in May

     
    Randy Newman is delving back into his considerable catalog to reinterpret songs with just his voice and piano in “Randy Newman Songbook Vol. 2,” due May 10. The Grammy winner, who finds out Sunday whether he'll take home an Academy......
  • Oscars: Best Picture? Gotta be ‘The King’s Speech’

     
    You think they knew this was the winner weeks ago, and thus had all the nominees clips set to “The King's Speech” by Colin Firth? By the way, SPOILER. Firth's last big scene in the movie, the BIGGEST scene. That was what they showed. The...
  • Oscars: Best Original song, ‘We Belong Together,’ Randy Newman

     
    Randy Newman finally wins his SECOND Oscar. Love Randy Newman. Why does he slur his songs so much? “It's not really good television to take a list out of your pocket…” “I just have to thank these people. I don't WANT to. I want...
  • Mondays Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 15 - 21 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 15 - 21 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Frank Sinatra tune gets nod over Jay-Z anthem for 2011 Belmont Stakes

     
    Katy Perry's "California Gurls" is pretty modern and hip, but chances are it will never replace Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." as the unofficial theme song at pretty much every sporting event around here. Perhaps the folks at Belmont Park......
  • BEeFF's West L.A. swag rap aims to crack top-10 lists with a David Letterman-obsessed mix

     
    The press line holds that Odd Future emerged amoebically off the floor of the Supreme Store on Fairfax Boulevard. The truth is more complicated. The last 36 months has seen Los Angeles' hip-hop splinter into half a dozen or more......
  • Movie Review: Our Idiot Brother

     
    “Our Idiot Brother” has a menage a trois, nudity, pot use and profanity. But the unfailing sweetness of Paul Rudd's lead performance makes what could have been another raunchy and rude R-rated farceĀ  a bracing change of pace in a summer of...