Movies with Miri
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Our critics discuss “Ghost in the Shell,” a Japanese comic franchise that got the Hollywood treatment and now stars Scarlett Johansson. Comic fans were upset long before the release.
Mar. 31, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Our film critics review “Passengers,” starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt; “Fences,” adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson; “Ordinary Women,” an indie…
Dec. 22, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is a new film set in the Harry Potter universe. "Manchester by the Sea" deals with grief and recovering from loss.
Nov. 18, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
When LA Times business columnist David Lazarus turned to antidepressants, he had been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and struggled with sleep. The pills helped.
Sep. 10from Greater LA
Nearly 80% of California schools have tested for lead in their drinking fountains. Of those, one in five school sites found lead levels of more than five parts per billion (ppb).
Aug. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Laverne Cox has earned her third Emmy nomination for her role as sassy hairdresser and inmate Sophia Burset on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."
Aug. 22from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The bill sent Uber and Lyft scrambling, and it might reshape business in the entertainment industry.
Sep. 10from KCRW Features
The FDA sent a letter this week to Juul, saying it illegally marketed its products as safer than traditional cigarettes.
Sep. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More than 200 people are sick, and one person has died from a mysterious lung illness tied to vaping.
Sep. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
... there's a lot to discuss after last night's Democratic presidential debate.
Sep. 13from Left, Right & Center
Broadway Federal Bank was founded more than 70 years ago to serve LA's African-American community. It currently stands as the only black-owned bank headquartered in the Western U.S.
Sep. 9from Greater LA
Scientists hope to reduce whale fatalities from ship collisions by using a new sound technology that detects when the endangered animals are present, and then alerts cargo ships to…
Aug. 28from Greater LA