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  • Fashion Diary: In 'L'Amour Fou,' a life without Yves Saint Laurent

    Fashion Diary: In 'L'Amour Fou,' a life without Yves Saint Laurent
    During the last few years, we've seen a lot of fashion films — "Valentino: The Last Emperor," "Coco Before Chanel" and "The September Issue" among them. But "L'Amour Fou," which opens locally Friday, May 20, may be the most tender. It centers...
  • Designer Michael Kors sticks to reality

    Designer Michael Kors sticks to reality
    Having dinner with Michael Kors is like having dinner with Auntie Mame. When you sit down with him, you know nobody is going to be at a loss for words or laughs. Over hamburgers and vodkas a few nights before his spring runway show last September, he was...
  • For Will Ferrell, picking 'Megamind' was a no-brainer

    For Will Ferrell, picking 'Megamind' was a no-brainer
    It seemed the perfect fit: Will Ferrell's comedic antics set within the lighthearted world of animated film. But after working on 2006's "Curious George," he thought maybe he'd stick to live-action movies. "It wasn't the end-of-the-world experience,...
  • Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection

    Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection
    Huntington, Getty, Simon, Hammer, Crocker, Menil, Wadsworth, Phillips, Frick, Morgan, Whitney, Guggenheim, etc. — the list of super-rich Americans who, since the mid-19th century, have established museums or galleries to house their personal art...
  • Vance Bourjaily dies at 87; novelist, professor whose WWII experiences influenced early work

    Vance Bourjaily dies at 87; novelist, professor whose WWII experiences influenced early work
    Vance Bourjaily, a novelist and professor of writing who was part of the post- World War II generation of writers whose wartime experiences influenced their early work, has died. He was 87. Bourjaily, who was discovered by legendary editor Max Perkins,...
  • James Franco had to uncool it

    James Franco had to uncool it
    When they first met, Danny Boyle thought James Franco was stoned. When they next saw each other and Boyle had Franco memorize and read a scene from the "127 Hours" script, Boyle realized that Franco's half-baked demeanor had been a ruse, a combination...
  • Hello Seahorse! says hello to the El Rey Theatre

    Hello Seahorse! says hello to the El Rey Theatre
    First of all, what's up with that name: Hello Seahorse! (Yes, exclamation mark included.) Don't expect a simple answer regarding its meaning from the Mexico City indie rock band, whose songs often are as unpredictable and enigmatic as its appellation....
  • Book reviews: Going 'off the grid' — what it means and what it takes and why

    Book reviews: Going 'off the grid' — what it means and what it takes and why
    It's all Thoreau's fault. In the whirring, churning American imagination, that vast and lovely virtual world — fed by books and stories — with territory one can still "light out" for, Thoreau is the guy who showed it was possible to get off...
  • Book Review: 'Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution' by Sara Marcus

    Book Review: 'Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution' by Sara Marcus
    Brooklyn-based writer and musician Sara Marcus deserves a medal just for daring to write a book about Riot Grrrl, the fiercely uncompromising feminist movement of the 1990s. I was there for portions of the punk concerts, street protests and hand-crafted...
  • The skinny on helping children gain weight

    The skinny on helping children gain weight
    Today's pediatricians are far busier counseling overweight children. But underweight children - often fussy eaters who have little interest in food - can be just as frustrating and worrisome. Parents think they know the solution: more food. But that's...
  • An Appreciation: Tony Judt, the civilized dissenter

    An Appreciation: Tony Judt, the civilized dissenter
    We suffer these days from a surfeit of talking heads and an ever diminishing number of committed public intellectuals. The former deal in opinions, and what now passes for television and radio news programming is awash in their blather. The latter deal...