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  • Ben Affleck in first image from David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'

    Ben Affleck in first image from David Fincher's 'Gone Girl'
    With Oscar nominating ballots out to Academy members and the deluge of top-10 lists perhaps on the downward slope, there's no time like now to start thinking about potential awards movies for next year. Which may be why on Friday 20th Century Fox posted...
  • Farmers Markets: A refresher course on specialty apples

    Farmers Markets: A refresher course on specialty apples
    Commercial apple varieties mostly lack the intensity, complexity and idiosyncrasies of the finest older and specialty kinds, for which the prime season has just begun. It's a good time to review the most flavorful varieties that will be available at local...
  • Doris Lessing dies at 94; British novelist of the 'female experience'

    When Doris Lessing learned she had been chosen as the 2007 Nobel laureate in literature, her response was something less than joyous. "I can't say I'm overwhelmed with surprise," she told reporters outside her London home as she emerged from a cab...
  • Suzanne Goin and Russ Parsons discuss 'The A.O.C. Cookbook' Wednesday in Santa Monica

    Suzanne Goin and Russ Parsons discuss 'The A.O.C. Cookbook' Wednesday in Santa Monica
    Chef and author Suzanne Goin will join Los Angeles Times food editor and columnist Russ Parsons to discuss Goin's new book "The A.O.C. Cookbook" on Wednesday at the William Turner Gallery in Santa Monica.  Highlights from the book include recipes for...
  • Are you stacked?

    Are you stacked?
    A poll conducted by L.A. Fitness in December 2012 showed that the top New Year's resolution for 2013 was not the usual health-conscious promise to exercise more or to drink less. No, people wanted to read more books. And read they did ... or at least,...
  • Universal presents plenty of boy wizard for Harry Potter Celebration

    Universal presents plenty of boy wizard for Harry Potter Celebration
    All students at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry have worn the Sorting Hat. It's a big deal. The tattered, brown topper magically divides the student body into members of different "houses" — Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or...
  • 'Tom of Finland' will celebrate work of controversial artist

    'Tom of Finland' will celebrate work of controversial artist
    Finland’s Helsinki-filmi production company said it will be making the authorized movie about the life and work of Tom of Finland, the Finnish artist famous for his groundbreaking erotic images of gay men. The company said at the Toronto...
  • Producers Guild announces documentary nominees

    Producers Guild announces documentary nominees
    The Producers Guild of America announced the five documentary nominees for the PGA Awards. The films are "A Place at the Table," a study of hunger in America; "Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story," about the children's book author and...
  • The expat life: Going south of the border

    The expat life: Going south of the border
    In June 2009, my husband Sam and I slammed down the hatchback of our Honda CRV, the interior bulging with containers of Legos and books, school supplies and board games, and a box of shoes, a tin of Old Bay in the glove compartment. On the roof was a...
  • Ah, Paris of the 1920s

    Ah, Paris of the 1920s
    "The Golden Moments of Paris: A Guide to the Paris of the 1920s" Museyon Guides, $19.95 Paris, especially the Paris between the two world wars, continues to resonate with many people around the globe. The city has had many golden ages but probably...
  • WonderCon schedule: ‘Pacific Rim,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Much Ado’ and more

     
    The programming schedule for WonderCon 2013 is out, featuring panels for Guillermo del Toro's robots-versus-kaiju movie “Pacific Rim,” Joss Whedon's ......
  • Comic-Con: Chuck Palahniuk announces ‘Fight Club’ sequel

     
    Chuck Palahniuk is penning a follow-up to his hit novel “Fight Club,” which was famously adapted into the 1999 David […]...