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  • 'Constantine' Star Angelica Celaya on Playing 'Badass' Latina Zed

    "Constantine" star Angelica Celaya always wanted to play a DC Comics action hero, but as a teenager she had her sights set on a slightly more well-known figure. "As a normal little girl growing up in the States, all you think about is Wonder Woman,"...
  • Kaci Hickox and Ebola's scarlet 'E' stigma

    Kaci Hickox and Ebola's scarlet 'E' stigma
    A USC Dornsife/Times Poll this week found that about 70% of Californians aren't very concerned about having to deal with Ebola, the deadly virus that has killed thousands in West Africa and sickened a few people in the United States. Times readers are...
  • ‘Insurgent': 3-D posters unveiled for ‘Divergent’ sequel

     
    Shailene Woodley's Tris, Theo James' Four and the rest of the “Insurgent” cast take on new dimension in a series […]...
  • Mike Tyson called hero after aiding motorcyclist in crash

    Mike Tyson called hero after aiding motorcyclist in crash
    Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson is being hailed as a hero after he came to the aid of a motorcyclist who had been severely hurt in a crash on a freeway in Las Vegas last week.  The incident happened Tuesday evening, when Ryan Chesley, 29, was...
  • Alexandre Desplat's Twin Takes on WWII: 'Imitation Game' and 'Unbroken'

    Alexandre Desplat's five 2014 releases are as diverse as ever, from the quirky sounds of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and the action pulse of "Godzilla" to the wartime drumbeat of "The Monuments Men." But it's his last two films that are bound to draw...
  • Obama awards officer Medal of Honor for Civil War heroism

    Obama awards officer Medal of Honor for Civil War heroism
    President Barack Obama awarded Civil War artillery officer Alonzo Cushing the Medal of Honor, the country's highest award for bravery, on Thursday, 151 years after he was killed manning his guns at the Battle of Gettysburg. The posthumous award for the ...
  • USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story

    USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story
    LOS ANGELES -- USC defensive back Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely after admitting he fabricated a story about saving his nephew from drowning. The university said in a news release that Shaw came clean Wednesday and has apologized. Shaw said...
  • Locally shot and produced BMX film 'Heroes of Dirt' to premiere in Allentown

    Locally shot and produced BMX film 'Heroes of Dirt' to premiere in Allentown
    After a bumpy six years, $175,000 and plenty of blood, sweat and tears, Eric Bugbee is ready to take a victory lap as his BMX film "Heroes of Dirt" has its world premiere Oct. 25 at Allentown's Miller Symphony Hall. "We're really psyched," says Bugbee,...
  • Mystery hero meets man he rescued from burning home

    Mystery hero meets man he rescued from burning home
    The identity of the mystery man lauded as a hero for saving an elderly man from a burning home in Fresno over the weekend has been revealed. Until Monday, Thomas Artiaga's identity was unknown, but his heroic actions were seen by thousands of people...
  • Petition calls for Disney animated films to show heroes with Down syndrome

    Petition calls for Disney animated films to show heroes with Down syndrome
    In the history of human storytelling, the flawed hero is as old as the story of Achilles that the ancient Greeks once told one another on the Acropolis hillside. In more modern times, though, and especially writ large on the silver screen, animated...
  • ‘SNL': Bill Hader spoofs ‘Hunger Games,’ ‘Divergent,’ ‘Maze Runner’

     
    “Saturday Night Live” put its own spin on the dystopian young-adult mega-franchise in a fake movie trailer poking fun at […]...