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  • Laurence Fishburne essays Thurgood Marshall

     
    The first thing you notice is the assured bearing and the deep, authoritative voice (this guy did play Morpheus, after all). Then the judicious observations, the strategic dropping of a timely anecdote, the eyes that calmly take your measure, like......
  • *Theater review: 'Thurgood' at Geffen Playhouse (updated)

     
    In a recent poll testing the knowledge of basic American history, more than a quarter of those surveyed didn’t know that the U.S. gained its independence from Great Britain. OK, here’s a chance at redemption: How many of you can......
  • Laurence Fishburne has found a joy supreme

    Laurence Fishburne has found a joy supreme
    The first thing you notice is the assured bearing and the deep, authoritative voice (this guy did play Morpheus, after all). Then the judicious observations, the strategic dropping of a timely anecdote, the eyes that calmly take your measure, like a...
  • Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures

    Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures
    Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
  • Nina Foch, actress and influential acting teacher, dies at 84

    Nina Foch, a veteran actress from Hollywood's film noir era of the 1940s who became a widely respected acting coach and teacher of directors, died Friday at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 84. She died of complications from long-term...
  • Obama appoints painter, novelist and four non-artists to advisory committe on arts and humanities

     
    President Obama has picked six people to join the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanties; two of them, painter-photographer Chuck Close and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and short-story writer Jhumpa Lahiri, will become the first visual...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Feb. 14, 1952: Hedda Hopper says, "Jean Arthur has collected nearly $500,000 from Paramount since 1947, yet has made only two pictures for that company. Now by mutual consent her contract has been canceled, with a large hunk of cash going to Miss Arthur....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: Ariel may have serious boy trouble on 'Medium'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 8 - 14 in PDF format This week's TV Movies STEADY: Ariel's boyfriend (Matt Prokop, left) is suspected of a murder investigated by Scanlon and Allison (David Cubitt, Patricia......
  • Friday's TV Highlights

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 13 - 19, in PDF format This week's TV Movies PEACEMAKER: Elena (Nina Dobrev) tries to keep the peace in this repeat episode of the 'The Vampire Diaries,' at......
  • Sarah Jessica Parker, Thom Mayne, Anna Wintour named to Obama's arts committee

     
    If eclecticism was the goal for Barack Obama in choosing members for the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, then he has succeeded hands down, judging from today's announcement of 25 appointees. Ranging from Hollywood actors to veteran.....
  • Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?

    Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?
    There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...