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  • Joe Morton, 'Turn Me Loose' and the sly comic activism of Dick Gregory

    Joe Morton, 'Turn Me Loose' and the sly comic activism of Dick Gregory

    Dick Gregory, the comedian and civil rights activist who died this year, played the role of the Shakespearean fool to white America, quipping subversive sentiments about race relations in a manner that made his audience chuckle even as they were being stung by the truth. A stand-up comic who drew...

  • So who has dared to defend Harvey Weinstein?

    So who has dared to defend Harvey Weinstein?

    The small but vocal group of Hollywood celebrities who initially defended movie mogul Harvey Weinstein amid sexual harassment accusations and rape allegations has been forced to walk back its praise in the face of overwhelming social media backlash. Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone, actress...

  • L.A. movie openings, Oct. 20

    L.A. movie openings, Oct. 20

    Todd Haynes’ “Wonderstruck” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” highlight the limited releases. The firestorm drama “Only The Brave,” with Josh Brolin and Jeff Bridges, “The Snowman,” a thriller starring Michael Fassbender, “Geostorm,” an environmental disaster film starring Gerard...

  • Calendar Letters: Tom Petty broke our hearts

    Calendar Letters: Tom Petty broke our hearts

    Petty interview is a salve I just listened to the last interview. What a gift. That should be transcribed and edited as a textbook on how to be a great musical artist and songwriter. He lays it all out, it’s all there about music, managers, playing live, the science of playing bass in a large concert...

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