French historian and novelist
French historian and novelist; member of the Oulipo group
Jun. 4, 2009
Producer Jason Blum thinks stars and filmmakers deserve a piece of the profit from their work. So naturally he opposes a push from studios to pay Netflix-style flat fees instead.
from The Business
The fate of LA’s street markets often rests in the hands of a few elected officials who, with a phone call or stroke of a pen, can decide whether or not they stay open.
from Greater LA
Alice McDermott discusses the madness in fiction and her new book, “What About the Baby?: Some Thoughts on the Art of Fiction.”
From the LA uprising of 1992 to O.J. Simpson’s slow-speed chase two years later, helicopter pilot/reporter Bob Tur and his now ex-wife Marika Gerrard were television news pioneers.
from KCRW Features
Mike Richards was announced , and then canceled, as the new host of “Jeopardy!”
from Hollywood Breakdown
In the movie world the word "sequel" is usually a synonym for letdown. Not so with the new "Candyman," which calls itself a "spiritual sequel" to the 1992 slasher classic.
from Film Reviews
Ron and Russell Mael of Sparks discuss the small and significant differences between their original material and the final movie, “Annette.”
Hawaii is experiencing its highest number of COVID cases, hospitalizations, and deaths since the pandemic began.
from Greater LA
In this week’s installment of Scheer Intelligence, host Robert Scheer hears from Kiriakou the inside story of how the the program started as part of a cynical power struggle between…
from Scheer Intelligence