The scandal surrounding a love affair between a brother and his sister forms the centerpiece of John Ford's 17th century play, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore. Archway Theatre's downtown production is this week's pick. See below for all the latest new theater reviews and comprehensive theater listings.
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Roger Ebert was an American film critic, screenwriter, and journalist, whose columns and reviews appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times and were syndicated in more than 200 newspapers across the country.
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For many people, Easter means church services, maybe watching Judy Garland and Fred Astaire circa 1948 in Easter Parade, Sunday brunch, decorating eggs and orchestrating an egg hunt in the backyard. For others, the holiday is synonymous with those neon yellow duck-shaped marshmallows called Peeps.
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Inspired by true events, No gives a behind-the-scenes look at the political advertising during the 1988 Chilean national plebiscite. The film flawlessly incorporates the real " ... More >>
Masked monsters -- or actors -- may be screaming and grunting for our attention at theme park-style events around town this Halloween, but there are plenty of places in Los Angeles for a trip into the city's past. Back in the days when "trunk murders" caught the public imagination and it was easy t ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
Eight is considered a particularly lucky number in Chinese culture, so Bertha "Bert" Chan's 88th birthday on Feb. 8 should have signaled the beginning of her most fortuitous ye ... More >>
A boy's life: Scenes from Peter Ford's childhood, with father Glenn Ford and mother Eleanor PowellHe had a one-night stand with Marilyn Monroe, a six-month fling with
Judy Garland and a 40-year, on-and-off affair with Rita Hayworth.After
a 16-year marriage to film star Eleanor Powell, he ma ... More >>
Does Los Angeles need another food truck? Probably not. But sometimes the marketing people come up with something better than Fred Astaire selling vacuums and combine things that actually make sense. What better than hybridizing the cult status of Kogi BBQ with World Cup fanaticism? Enter the ESPN M ... More >>
Editor's note: Screenwriter Scott Neustadter struck gold in 2009 with his script for (500) Days of Summer, which he co-wrote with Michael H. Weber. The film, shot in downtown Los Angeles, stars Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and viewers watch the rise and fall of the pair's relationship t ... More >>
I just got back from New York, New York, and since I spent much of my winter holiday hanging with my nieces Flora and Ava, twins aged 18 months, the biggest fashion trends on my radar were of the turtleneck onesie and snap-crotch corduroy pants variety (very chic, I thought; very Vivienne Westwood). ... More >>