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  • Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft

    Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft
    Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
  • Book review: 'The New Biographical Dictionary of Film' by David Thomson

    Book review: 'The New Biographical Dictionary of Film' by David Thomson
    Film both mimics our dreams and provokes our fantasies. The idea that an individual's relationship with it might be a narcotic, a heady mood or attitude, an atmosphere that changes speed and temperature but can never be escaped is central to David...
  • Book calendar events for the week of April 10, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Kristin Hersh: The Throwing Muses frontwoman will discuss and sign her new memoir, "Rat Girl." Stories, 1716 Sunset Blvd., L.A. 2 p.m. Free. (213) 413-3733. Christopher McDougall: The author of "Born...
  • Book calendar events for the week of May 1, 2011 coming...

  • Melissa Leo: A lot of fight in her

    Melissa Leo: A lot of fight in her
    Melissa Leo is conflicted. For her latest film, "The Fighter," where she co-stars opposite Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in a performance that's destined to earn her a second Oscar nomination, has her all knotted up with different emotions. At once,...
  • Book review: 'Hollywood Hills' by Joseph Wambaugh

    Book review: 'Hollywood Hills' by Joseph Wambaugh
    It's Joseph Wambaugh's world. Other crime writers just live in it. Beginning with his 1971 novel, "The New Centurions," and his 1973 nonfiction masterpiece, "The Onion Field," the former Los Angeles Police Department detective all but created the...
  • Makers of 'Yogi Bear' carefully update a beloved childhood idol

    Makers of 'Yogi Bear' carefully update a beloved childhood idol
    Over about two decades in movies, primarily as an Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor on films such as "Men in Black," "Total Recall" and "Pearl Harbor," Eric Brevig has worked with many big names in Hollywood. But his latest film gave him a unique...
  • Movie review: 'Country Strong'

    Movie review: 'Country Strong'
    There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...
  • Book calendar events for the week of April 17, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Leo Braudy: The author of "The Hollywood Sign: Fantasy and Reality of an American Icon" will discuss and sign his new book. Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., L.A. 5 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175....
  • Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'

    Monica Lewis sounds her 'Siren'
    During her heyday in the 1940s and '50s, dimple-cheeked Monica Lewis was known as "America's Singing Sweetheart": She warbled such chart-topping hits as "Autumn Leaves, "I Wish You Love" and "Put the Blame on Mame" and starred on the radio on such...
  • Book calendar events for the week of May 8, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Amelia Saltsman: The author of "The Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook: Seasonal Foods, Simple Recipes and Stories from the Market and Farm" will demonstrate recipes from her cookbook. Book signing...