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  • In 'Selma,' David Oyelowo digs deep to play Martin Luther King Jr.

    In 'Selma,' David Oyelowo digs deep to play Martin Luther King Jr.
    Shortly before the actor David Oyelowo began shooting the part of Martin Luther King Jr. in the new historical drama "Selma," he set out on a video-hunting mission. Oyelowo was searching for something that would help him get under the skin of his...
  • Shoppers Waiting Longer Than Ever To Wrap Up Holiday Buying

    Shoppers Waiting Longer Than Ever To Wrap Up Holiday Buying
    WEST HARTFORD — On snow-dusted sidewalks and music-filled malls, holiday shoppers headed to stores Sunday to wrap up the final weekend of the Christmas retail season. What they found were discounts. "I think there's a lot more on sale now," said...
  • ArtsCentric offers dynamic staging of 'The Color Purple'

    ArtsCentric offers dynamic staging of 'The Color Purple'
    There's enough material for at least two shows packed into "The Color Purple," the 2005 musical that had a good run on Broadway and is now enjoying a dynamic production by the ambitious company ArtsCentric. The creative team — book by Marsha...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Sting' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Kitchen Inferno The chefs work canned...
  • NFL, Lisa Kudrow: weekend showstoppers

    NFL, Lisa Kudrow: weekend showstoppers
    The NFL will be the main event this weekend, but a few series offer new installments. HBO presents the season finale of “The Comeback” at 10 p.m. Sunday, and the episode sends Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) to the Emmys. This development is...
  • Oscar race: Oprah Winfrey's to win?

    Oscar race: Oprah Winfrey's to win?
    The race for the Academy Awards took a major turn Christmas Day. Up to that point, "Boyhood" and "Birdman" were the likely front-runners for best picture, based on critics' prizes and nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes....
  • Michael Sam to Oprah: There are other NFL players who are gay

    Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, told Oprah Winfrey that he still dreams of playing in a regular season game and that he is not the only homosexual in pro football. In his first interview since disclosing his...
  • 'Selma' is moving, but not quite one of the best pictures of 2014

    Earnest and often inspiring, "Selma" is a handsomely mounted "Eyes on the Prize" account of the defining protests of the civil rights movement. Handsomely mounted and high-minded, it's only sins are overreaching ambition and a tendency to rub the roughest...
  • Messenger King: Michael Jackson and the politics of #BlackLivesMatter

    "Where are all the celebrities?" That's a question many supporters of #BlackLivesMatter protests are asking. At this moment of great unrest, some are feeling a lack of leadership from those who have worldwide media platforms. Many black actors and...
  • How to be fascinating? Work for Disney

    How to be fascinating? Work for Disney
    To make Barbara Walters' list of "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," it helps if you have a connection to Disney, which owns ABC, the network that will air the special. The 10 Most Fascinating list now includes Michael Strahan, whose "Live With...
  • 'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps

     'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps
     When director Ava DuVernay was making her new film, "Selma," about the 1965 civil rights marches in Alabama, she found herself in an odd position: re-creating the charged events in the very locations where they took place. To add to the surrealness,...