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  • 'The Crusades of Cesar Chavez' is a frank look at an imperfect leader

    'The Crusades of Cesar Chavez' is a frank look at an imperfect leader
    Those intent on hero worship will detest Miriam Pawel's honest, exhaustively researched biography of Cesar Chavez, the charismatic leader and founder of the United Farm Workers who famously led strikes and boycotts to improve the lot of grape pickers in the 1960s. "The Crusades of Cesar Chavez" is a biography for readers who find real human beings more compelling than icons and history more relevant than fantasy.
  • Gustavo Dudamel gets to the heart of Tchaikovsky's appeal

    Gustavo Dudamel gets to the heart of Tchaikovsky's appeal
    We cannot escape Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. On Thursday, Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with help from the Símon Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, begin an 11-day TchaikovskyFest at Walt Disney Concert Hall that will include the...

    McNamara's Picks: 'Good Wife,' 'The Returned,' 'Dracula,' 'Homeland'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Good Wife,' 'The Returned,' 'Dracula,' 'Homeland'
    "The Good Wife": "Hit the Fan," the episode we've all been waiting for, in which Will (Josh Charles) reacts to Alicia's (Julianna Margulies) decision to leave Lockhart & Gardner to start another firm with colleague Cary (Matt Czuchry) has finally come...

    Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

     Summer Movie Sneaks complete list
    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...

    Worst movie ever? 'The Disaster Artist' explores 'The Room'

    Worst movie ever? 'The Disaster Artist' explores 'The Room'
    Many movies have been awarded the dubious honor of worst film of all time. There's Ed Wood's gloriously slapdash "Plan 9 from Outer Space" or the audaciously cheesetacular "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes." But Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell make a strong...