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  • Maya Forbes revisits her childhood in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'

     Maya Forbes revisits her childhood in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'
    — Maya Forbes knew the story all too well, but she waited a long time to write a script based on her childhood. It's understandable why the writer-director wasn't rushing. Her father was manic-depressive, and when her mother left their Cambridge,...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Season 3 ends in tragedy, redemption

    'Homeland' recap: Season 3 ends in tragedy, redemption
    With the execution of Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) in Iran, Showtime’s “Homeland” concludes a three-year story arc and propels CIA case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) in a new direction for upcoming Season 4. To summarize:...
  • Justice and Kelly Thomas

    Justice and Kelly Thomas
    The controversial Kelly Thomas case prompted more outrage this week. After an Orange County jury found two former Fullerton police officers not guilty in the death of a schizophrenic homeless man, dozens of letter writers responded heatedly with their...
  • Letters: Despair and the mentally ill homeless

    Letters: Despair and the mentally ill homeless
    Re "Have you seen my brother standing in the shadows?," Opinion, Jan. 5 Sarah Dusseault's story about her brother' struggle with mental illness and homelessness was heartbreakingly familiar. My sister with schizophrenia has been repeatedly homeless,...
  • With 'American Hustle,' David O. Russell closes a chapter

    With 'American Hustle,' David O. Russell closes a chapter
    Film trilogies these days tend to be epic, “Hobbit”-like affairs, the mythology of one film quite literally picked up and furthered in the next, and often in a world not exactly resembling our own. But trilogies also sometimes come in more...
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. starts prison term for looting his campaign fund

    Jesse Jackson Jr. starts prison term for looting his campaign fund
    Former U.S. .Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the scion of the prominent civil rights family and one-time rising political star in Chicago, reported to federal prison Tuesday to begin serving a 30-month sentence for looting his campaign fund. “He is in our...
  • Slaying a biblically bad idea

     Slaying a biblically bad idea
    How did David defeat Goliath? According to the Bible, it was because God was on his side. But according to Malcolm Gladwell, it was largely because Goliath had a disorder known as acromegaly, a tumor on the pituitary gland. This disorder, identified...
  • 'Enjoy It' star Brody Stevens talks reality and breakdowns

    'Enjoy It' star Brody Stevens talks reality and breakdowns
    Standup comedian Brody Stevens' big screen credits (as he's quick to tell you) include "The Hangover," "The Hangover Part II" and "Due Date." He's been pals with fellow standup and current movie star Zach Galifianakis for years -- since their days of...
  • Has David O. Russell gone all soft and cuddly?

    Has David O. Russell gone all soft and cuddly?
    Toward the end of "American Hustle," the new film from comedy-drama laureate David O. Russell, a man describes his hard-won epiphany. "The art of survival," says the character, a con man played with toupee-ish shiftiness by Christian Bale, "is a story...
  • Amid scrutiny, a surge of suicides in L.A. County jails

    Amid scrutiny, a surge of suicides in L.A. County jails
    He was a handsome lad, with dark eyes and olive skin. In family photo albums, his smile was luminous, and he often had an arm around his little brother. When he was just 11, he took the initiative to raise thousands of dollars for the distraught family of...
  • It's a crime to house the mentally ill this way

    It's a crime to house the mentally ill this way
    If you routinely hear voices, hallucinate, sink into suicidal depression or suffer inescapable torment, Los Angeles has a place for you. The county jail. On Monday, the jail held 3,200 inmates diagnosed with a mental illness and accused of a crime....