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After a lifetime as a character actor, Bill Nighy finally got his breakout role as the squid-faced Davy Jones in the Pirates of the Caribbean sequels. We talk to the biggest star…
Jan. 29, 2007
from The Business
This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to override a veto by Mayor Eric Garcetti and approve a new proposal for how millions of dollars taken from the LA Police Department will…
from Greater LA
Artist Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin’s photographs of LA’s black neighborhoods showcase monuments to what once it was and reimagines what it can be.
In a recent spate of actors and singers — including Armie Hammer, Gina Carano, Marilyn Manson — getting in trouble for past or current behavior, talent agencies are figuring out how to…
from Hollywood Breakdown
Viet Thang Nguyen discusses his new novel, “The Committed,” the follow-up to his Pulitzer-winning “The Sympathizer,” and the second entry in a planned trilogy.
Films like “Palmer,” released on Apple+ in late January, are redefining how global audiences understand gender constructs in previously unthinkable ways.
from Scheer Intelligence
This week’s art picks include Kate Barbee’s stitched-up pseudo-Cubist forms; a new gallery in Chinatown focused on elevating design objects; and Xylor Jane’s palindromic paintings.
from Arts & Culture Stories
"Little Fish" finished shooting many months before Covid-19 hit, but it gets some things right and other things very right, even though the virus in the movie attacks your memory…
from Film Reviews
The first in a two-parter with George Saunders discussing his new book, "A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life."
“The White Tiger,” Aravind Adiga's darkly comedic novel about a clever servant’s rise out of poverty in India, won the Booker Prize in 2008.
from The Business