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  • L.A.'s hot up-and-coming designers

     L.A.'s hot up-and-coming designers
    Many big-name L.A.-based designers — Rodarte, Gregory Parkinson, Rachel Zoe, Barbara Tfank, Skaist-Taylor and Juan Carlos Obando among them — have already shown their fall 2012 collections at New York Fashion Week. Now in the middle of Los...
  • Christopher Thompson to be tried in confrontations with cyclists

    After slamming on his car brakes in front of two cyclists riding down a narrow stretch of Mandeville Canyon Road and injuring them, Christopher Thomas Thompson gave police the impression that the incident this summer was no accident. The 59-year-old...
  • Album review: Rob Zombie's 'Hellbilly Deluxe 2'

     
    Transforming himself into a movie director hasn't relieved Rob Zombie of his need to rock 'n' rage. It was his first medium for indulging in the wild extremes of pop Americana, and he returns to it here with ghoulish joy.......
  • They call me Da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci.

     
    I have to admit that I had to check the calendar to make sure that the news that Warners was turning the life of Leonardo da Vinci into an action-adventure movie wasn't some sort of inspired April Fools' joke. But......
  • 'Predators' on the loose in Texas -- the hunt is back on

     
    It's a big weekend for "Predators," the promising Fox film that began the ramp-up to its July 7 release with a sneak peek at South by Southwest in Austin. I just got off the phone with the film's director, Nimród......
  • Matthew Vaughn film plays to cheers in Austin, but one critic wonders why

     
    Over at our sister blog 24 Frames, reporter Mark Olsen sends in a dispatch from South by Southwest where he sat down in the dark with director Matthew Vaughn's "Kick-Ass," which has been hailed by some as the best opening-night......
  • 'Repo Men' contest -- the nationwide chase is almost over

     
    Usman Akeju packed his bag frantically. He only had half an hour before he needed to catch a flight to Los Angeles and vanish from everything – and everyone -- he knew in New York. He shoved what he could......
  • 'Cowboys of the Silver Screen' stamps to be unveiled at the Autry

     
    Cowboys Gene Autry, William S. Hart, Tom Mix and Roy Rogers are returning for an appearance at The Autry National Center. On April 17, the United States Postal Service plans to release the “Cowboys of the Silver Screen” stamps, featuring......
  • 'Kingdom of the Spiders' and its cannibalistic cast hit DVD

     
    They say Hollywood is a dog-eat-dog kind of town, but the stars of the 1977 cult classic "Kingdom of the Spiders" took that mentality to a whole new level by literally trying to devour their competition. The film, which finally......
  • 16-year-old suspect named in killing of Robert Rodriguez, 14

     
    Los Angeles police issued a murder warrant Thursday for the arrest of a teenage suspect in the killing of Robert Rodriguez, a 14-year-old Latino boy. LAPD Det. Marc Matinez said Ignacio Araujo, a 16-year old Latino, is accused of killing......
  • Franchise mania: remakes, redos and sequels

     
    Thirty years ago, coming out of an early screening of National Lampoon's "Animal House," I exclaimed, "Wow, that was great. Too bad it's aimed so totally at people like me that it's doomed to flop." But Hollywood studios are, of course, size queens, and I...