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24 Frames"Snow White and the Huntsman" star Kristen Stewart, who has long said she loves "East of Eden," wants a new film version of the John Steinbeck classic. KStew made the comments in an interview with Garrett Hedlund, her costar in "On the Road."...
Los Angeles TimesKaraoke Culture Dubravka Ugresic Open Letter: 324 pp., $15.95 paper Dubravka Ugresic does not like karaoke. That doesn't stop her from trying it, just as her resistance to celebrity doesn't stop her from putting her head through a cutout on a Hollywood...
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Los Angeles TimesMarcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback" (Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99). Remember all that stuff Proust wrote about memories returning to...
Raul Ruiz, 70, a Chilean-born filmmaker who made more than 100 films in his teeming, international career and worked to put cinema on an artistic par with literature, died Friday at a Paris hospital following complications from a pulmonary infection, said...
Los Angeles TimesFlashback A Novel Dan Simmons Reagan Arthur/Little, Brown: 560 pp., $27.99 Marcel Proust, the great author of memory, gets a swift kick in the pants in Dan Simmons' latest novel of an apocalyptic future, "Flashback." Remember all that stuff Proust...
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Jacket CopyFrance's highest literary prize, the Prix Goncourt, was awarded to first-time novelist Alexis Jenni for his book "L'Art Français de la Guerre" (The French Art of War)....
Pop & HissOld schoolâs in session as Snoop Dogg, Wu-Tang Clan and A Tribe Called Quest party likes itâs 1993 at San Bernardinoâs hip-hop hoedown. For a large swath of its audience, hip-hopâs center of gravity will always stay moored in 1993......
When I was researching my nonfiction book "The Lost Art of Walking," I came across this wonderful comic passage in P.G. Wodehouse's "The Indiscretions of Archie": Archie picked up the red-covered volume that lay on the table. "Half a mo', old son. Sorry...
One of the gags in Woody Allen's "Whatever Works" involves Allen's neurotic alter ego (Larry David) bemoaning an ulcer. When his ridiculously young girlfriend (Evan Rachel Wood) reminds him that he doesn't have an ulcer, he retorts, "I didn't say I don'...
Jacket CopyLately people have been asking me with excitement what apps I've got on my iPhone, and I shrug and change the subject. It's a phone, it plays music, it gives me directions, it lets me e-mail from as many accounts......
Culture MonsterThe FaurÃ© Quartett -- which made its Los Angeles debut Saturday night in the ornate, domed Doheny Mansion at Mount St. Maryâs College â came across as four serious, scholarly seeming Germans doing their thing and doing it extremely well.......
Culture MonsterThe end of the first complete cycle of Achim Freyerâs staging of the âRingâ for the Los Angeles Opera left me simultaneously energized and exhausted late Sunday night, as though I had just undergone intense hours of dreaming without the......
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