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  • 'Predators' and Adrien Brody hunt for action-film credibility

     
    Patrick Goldstein at our sister blog, The Big Picture, was deeply puzzled by the news that Oscar winner Adrien Brody is taking on the lead role in "Predators," producer Robert Rodriguez's revisiting of the alien-hunter franchise. Here's an excerpt: The......
  • The '2012' doomsday craze is keeping scientists busy and frustrated

     
    Los Angeles Times staff writer John Johnson Jr. writes about science for the paper, not science fiction, so you don't see his name pop up in this blog. That changes today, though, because Johnson and the scientists he covers are......
  • Van Nuys: Robert Rodriguez, 14

     
    Robert Rodriguez, a 14-year-old Latino boy, was shot and killed on Friday, Oct. 23, in the 15400 block of Vanowen Street in Van Nuys, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials. Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said......
  • 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...
  • Counter Intelligence: Josef Centeno gives Tex-Mex a twist at Bar Amá

    Counter Intelligence: Josef Centeno gives Tex-Mex a twist at Bar Amá
    When you talk to Texas expatriates about the food they miss most from home, after a few grumbly sentences about Los Angeles chili, and barbecue, and coffee-shop chicken-fried steak, it comes down to the queso every time. I am not one of those writers...
  • Hollywood's endangered entrepreneurs

    Hollywood's endangered entrepreneurs
    IT'S hard to imagine New Line Cinema without Bob Shaye, its prickly paterfamilias. The company is being absorbed into Time Warner's Warner Bros. film division, with Shaye and most of the employees being cast adrift. Long after he'd sold his company in...
  • Comic-Con in San Diego: Get your geek on

    Comic-Con in San Diego: Get your geek on
    IT'S THE Cannes of Capes, the World's Fair for Fanboys, the ultimate Bazaar of the Bizarre. Comic-Con International gets underway today at the San Diego Convention Center and 125,000 fans will attend this frothy celebration -- and hard sell -- of pop...
  • 23 Facts About 23 (Official) Years of Sundance

    23 Facts About 23 (Official) Years of Sundance
    1. Before being called the Sundance Festival, Utah's annual film festival was called the Utah/US Film Festival--and was held in Salt Lake City. 2. Robert Redford is not the founder! The Utah/US Film Festival was founded in 1978 by Sterling van Wegener--a...
  • Where you've seen Marley Shelton

    Where you've seen Marley Shelton
    Where you've seen her With 19 years in the business, Marley Shelton has played a wide range of roles, especially lately: "In the last couple of years, I was a lesbian anesthesiologist who is attacked by zombies [in both 'Grindhouse' movies], a basketball...
  • Zack Snyder, 'Watchmen's' watched man

    Zack Snyder, 'Watchmen's' watched man
    On a wintry day here last year, Zack Snyder hunkered down in a dank prison cell, peered between the bars and watched bloodthirsty inmates run riot. All the smoke and screams only made him smile; the fiery cellblock he saw before him looked nearly...
  • Charlotte Ronson hearts JCPenney

    Charlotte Ronson hearts JCPenney
    JCPenney, the quintessential American department store, has enlisted Charlotte Ronson to inject its staid racks with a dose of downtown New York cool. Ronson, 31, sister of music producer Mark and DJ Samantha (her twin), has been designing clothes for...