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  • Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

    Harvey Weinstein expelled from motion picture academy

    Embattled film mogul Harvey Weinstein — a once-dominant force in the Academy Awards who rewrote the rules of Oscar campaigning — has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in response to mounting allegations of sexual harassment and assault against him. The film academy’s...

  • Kate Winslet didn't thank Harvey Weinstein when she won the Oscar. Here's why

    Kate Winslet didn't thank Harvey Weinstein when she won the Oscar. Here's why

    When Kate Winslet won the lead actress Oscar for “The Reader” in 2009, she thanked 19 people by name along with many others in general. She did not mention Harvey Weinstein, whose company financed and distributed the movie. “That was deliberate. That was absolutely deliberate,” Winslet told The...

  • In Boston Court's 'With Love and a Major Organ,' she gave him her heart, quite literally

    In Boston Court's 'With Love and a Major Organ,' she gave him her heart, quite literally

    A heart given away can be tough to recover — a risk explored with considerable charm in the West Coast premiere of “With Love and a Major Organ,” Canadian playwright Julia Lederer’s romantic fable at Theatre @ Boston Court in Pasadena. There’s an appropriately childlike innocence in the young author’s...

  • Has horror become the movie genre of the Trump era?

    Has horror become the movie genre of the Trump era?

    In one of the scarier moments of “It,” Andy Muschietti’s smash-hit movie adaptation of the 1986 Stephen King novel, seven kids survey a map of their Maine hometown, searching for clues that will help them battle the child-murdering clown known as Pennywise. The slide projector they’re using suddenly...

  • The 'Mice' trap: Two captive women, one cannibalistic killer

    The 'Mice' trap: Two captive women, one cannibalistic killer

    “Mice” is the first show from the Ensemble Studio Theatre/L.A.’s New West Playwrights Program, a series featuring writers under 30. Schaeffer Nelson, the author of “Mice,” may be young, but he’s certainly not timid when it comes to expressing the offbeat (and some would say repulsive) themes largely...

  • The 99-Seat-Beat: Renew old friendships with 'A Love Affair' or 'Resolving Hedda'

    The 99-Seat-Beat: Renew old friendships with 'A Love Affair' or 'Resolving Hedda'

    The week's offerings in L.A.'s small theaters include "Kaidan Project" by Rogue Artists, "A Love Affair" at Santa Monica Playhouse, "Resolving Hedda" at Victory Theatre and "The House on Mango Street" at Greenway Court Theatre.

  • The Moviegoer, Oct. 15-21

    The Moviegoer, Oct. 15-21

    Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA at the Academy As a teenager, America Ferrera made an impressive big-screen debut in Real Women Have Curves, a 2002 coming-of-age comedy-drama set on the eastside of L.A. Ferrera’s Ana faces the usual challenges of being a teen — grappling with body-image issues and...

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