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  • Crusaders needed to answer mental health cries

     Crusaders needed to answer mental health cries
    It's hard to say what would suddenly drive a man to threaten his roommates with a gun. Or cause him to threaten to shoot himself. Or to shout at responding officers, with weapon in hand, "Just do it." But those suicidal actions last week led to the...
  • Joan Rivers film on PBS

    Joan Rivers film on PBS
    If you missed "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work," you can catch the 2010 documentary on PBS. The telecast, at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on WUCF-Channel 24, will serve as a tribute to Rivers, who died Sept. 4 at age 81. The Rivers documentary will air right after...
  • Actor's death puts spotlight on Parkinson's

    When Robin Williams' widow revealed he was in the early stage of Parkinson's disease, Stu Perlin knew he had to do something. Fast. Perlin quickly subbed the topic of the Parkinson's Radio Hour, a show the National Parkinson Foundation South Palm Beach...
  • Billy Connolly, Robin Williams shared a diagnosis and perhaps a goodbye

    Billy Connolly and Robin Williams discussed their shared Parkinson's disease diagnoses shortly before the latter comic's suicide, and Connolly believes Williams was trying to say goodbye to him in a call days before his death. "He was diagnosed after me...
  • Paul Schrader, Nicolas Refn, Producers Talk 'Light' Troubles (Exclusive)

    The plot has thickened concerning the troubled Paul Schrader-Nicolas Cage thriller "Dying of the Light." Responding to a Sept. 4 Variety story about alleged editing-room tensions between director Schrader and his producers, multiple sources, including...
  • David Armstrong Jr., president of Broward College

    David Armstrong Jr., president of Broward College
      Q: How many students do you expect this fall? According to our current projections, we are expecting a 2 percent increase in our enrollment this fall. That means we expect to have more than 70,000 students for the 2014-15 academic year. Q: Are...
  • TV Review: PBS' 'The Boomer List,' Epix's 'Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football'

    With documentaries, subject matter is often half the battle. Yet two interesting topics are mostly squandered in projects premiering on Sept. 23, with PBS' "The Boomer List" having little to say and Epix's "Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football"...
  • iTunes Seals Deal With Middle East Distributor Front Row

    VENICE - Prominent Dubai-based independent Middle East film distributor, Front Row Filmed Entertainment has sealed a deal with iTunes under which it will act as an aggregator for independent Arabic and Bollywood distribution companies who aim to make...
  • Disney Channel Top-Rated Network Among Kids for Third Straight Summer

    Disney Channel, boosted by a pair of original movies and popular new comedy series "Girl Meets World," has emerged as television's most popular total-day network among kids -- as well as cable's most popular overall -- for a third straight summer....
  • EOne Inks Digital Distribution Pact with Vimeo for Robin Williams 'Merry Friggin' Christmas,' Other Titles

    Entertainment One Films U.S. signed a distribution agreement with digital-video site Vimeo covering day-and-date release of four fall features -- including "A Merry Friggin' Christmas," starring the late Robin Williams -- as well as ongoing releases...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Saving Mr. Banks' on Starz

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Saving Mr. Banks' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES CNN Spotlight This new episode...