| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
A handful of movies — "The Great Gatsby," "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" — are poised to dominate the craft categories, while Disney's "Frozen" seems like the front-runner set to win animated feature and original song. Here's how the races...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:37 AM
After the coffee. Before making sure I didn't get married while watching the Grammys.
The Skinny: Wouldn't it have been funny if Kacey Musgraves went all Richard Sherman on Taylor Swift after beating her in the best country album category at the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:00 AM
After joining the L.A. hard-core band Black Flag, Henry Rollins became one of the most intense frontmen in rock. Yet even he had to take a back seat to the hold that Cool "Disco" Dan held over his hometown of Washington, D.C., in the '80s.
A kind of...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:21 PM
For 27 straight summers, all that stood between runners and completion of the Badwater Ultramarathon was 135 miles of asphalt, a 13,000-foot elevation gain and late July temperatures that soared to 120 degrees and above.
They called it "the toughest...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In "47 Ronin," Keanu Reeves portrays the leader of a band of ronin — masterless samurai in 18th-century Japan who must suffer the indignity of having no one to lead them in battle. Turns out that plot line provides an apt metaphor for the period 3-D...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Writers who are not members of the guild, films made with production companies that are not WGA signatories and productions otherwise made outside of the guild's guidelines are deemed ineligible year after year, leading to such high-profile recent...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The Kickstarter-backed film version of the cult-favorite teen TV series "Veronica Mars" has taken another step on its journey to theaters with the release of its first trailer, which finds star Kristen Bell up to her old sleuthing tricks in the seaside...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Twelve songs recorded straight to two-track, the adrenalized country music on "This Is Lone Justice: The Vaught Tapes, 1983" captures a fiery band at the beginning of its impressive run. The L.A. country rock band, birthed by vocalist Maria McKee and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Few placements in music are as coveted as an opening credits slot on an HBO series, especially one as high profile as "True Detective." The new series stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as cops trying to solve a series of ritualized murders, so...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 9:52 PM
British singer-actor and skier
Noel Harrison, 79, the British actor-singer best known for his recording of the Academy Award-winning ballad "The Windmills of Your Mind" from the 1968 film "The Thomas Crown Affair" and for his role as...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A month ago, the Dodgers were adrift. Riddled by injury, they were the season’s biggest disappointment —their lineup unproductive, their bullpen unreliable, their rotation in constant flux, their manager’s job status under scrutiny....