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  • Bollywood movies a bright spot for U.S. cinema industry

    Bollywood movies a bright spot for U.S. cinema industry
    It's 8 p.m. Friday and the historic Towne Theatre downtown is sold out. About 500 moviegoers have crowded into the three-screen movie house, paying up to $12 a ticket to watch not the latest Hollywood blockbuster but instead the premieres of three...
  • LACMA has exhibit on Indian comics

    LACMA has exhibit on Indian comics
    If you want to understand the meaning of comics in India, one place to start is a battered, chipped piece of sandstone from the 9th century. "Durga Slaying the Buffalo Demon," in which an eight-armed goddess impales a part-man, part-animal monster, doesn'...
  • The Siren's Call: Jesus in the East; two extraordinary Victorian ladies

    The Siren's Call: Jesus in the East; two extraordinary Victorian ladies
    Jesus is everywhere. There are plenty of books about his presence in the holy scriptures of Christianity's sister faiths (in the Talmud, in the Koran) and about secret traditions brought to light by the Gnostic gospels. There are also plenty on more...
  • Obama's luck token charms Indians

     
    by Laurie Goering NEW DELHI -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, already running ahead of his Republican rival John McCain in international popularity, has won a host of new fans in India since a photo published earlier this month revealed.....
  • Music Review: John Adams goes for ecstasy in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's West Coast, Left Coast festival

     
    California is big and ungovernable, and there are many theories as to why we are the way we are. Phil Lesh, the thoughtful Grateful Dead bassist, had a good one Saturday afternoon. Every culture has run downhill to California, he......
  • 'Lost': What ifs and might have beens

     
    When you think about it, "Lost" has always been a show about a bunch of people in moments of crisis who summarily had their lives interrupted by a giant, world-spanning mystery of epic proportions. When the producers of the show......
  • Obama to birthers: knock it off. At prayer breakfast, he also tells religious leaders to stop targeting gays

     
    The National Prayer Breakfast is usually a low-key affair. The gathering of leaders in politics, business and religion has been attended by every U.S. president since Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953. Usually the eggs and orange juice mingle with calls......
  • Show Tracker gets 'Lost' on AOL's 'Instant Dharma'

     
    Did being inside Smokey's head leave you spinning last night? Do you feel you need a little more help sorting out the numbers and the names and -- God help us -- Sawyer's nasty drawers? We appeared on AOL's new......
  • 'Lost' Wednesdays: 'Well, I guess I better put some pants on'

     
    So, somewhat predictably, much of the discussion of Tuesday's "Lost," "The Substitute," has focused on that scene where fake Locke took Sawyer to that weird little cave and showed him all of the names Jacob had scratched on the walls......
  • 'Lost' Wednesdays: 'I just lied to a samurai'

     
    Despite everything, "Lighthouse" has ended up being a pretty divisive episode of "Lost." Some of the show's fans and critics loved the episode for tossing out some big picture kind of stuff. Some of the others, though, thought the episode......
  • Monster Mash: Catholic Church sues over Rio's Christ statue; Abel Ferrara headed to Broadway; Indian artist offered sanctuary

     
    -- Iconic figure: Brazil's Catholic Church is suing Columbia Pictures for using what it claims to be unauthorized images of Rio's famous "Christ the Redeemer" statue in the recent movie "2012." (Agence France-Presse) -- Career makeover: Filmmaker Abel...