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  • Decoding 'Luck': Place your bets on the final race

     
    This final episode of "Luck" takes place on the day of the Western Derby, where Pint of Plain will face Southern California’s other great 3-year-old, Gettn’up Morning. Like a race card, "Luck" consists of nine episodes (although at most racetracks, the 8th is
  • Decoding 'Luck': Murder on the high seas

     
    As "Luck" fans have heard, there will be no second season of the best movie or TV show ever made about the world of horse racing. The show was cancelled this week after a third horse died on the set. For the first time since the series premiered, I went...

    Decoding 'Luck': Bromance at the track

     
    In this episode o HBO's "Luck," Turo Escalante is trying to pull of another betting coup, but this time he’s doing it with Ace’s horse. Meanwhile, bromance rules over the racetrack.

    Lauren Ambrose, Joan Allen in 'Sheba' reading

     
    Ambrose Before she begins rehearsals for the Broadway-bound revival of "Funny Girl" at the Ahmanson Theatre, actress Lauren Ambrose will be tackling another theater project -- a one-night staged reading of "Daughter of the Queen of Sheba," adapted from...

    Inside track: Emmy acting races for comedy series

     
    In an earlier post, I shared the breakdown of the acting races for best drama series (complete with titles of episodes being viewed by Emmy judges) that appeared in the recent print edition of The Envelope in the Los Angeles Times. Here's the equivalent...