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Friday, March 15
The New Beverly Cinema is presenting a David O. Russell double feature starting at 7:30 p.m. Russell, whose Silver Linings Playbook recently won an Oscar for Jennifer Lawrence, first gained attention back in 1994 for his controversial fil ... More >>
Flicker/wereswanEddie Murphy's head is about to get bigger as the upcoming Oscar host.
What a wild idea: Eddie Murphy as Oscar host. On the bright side, it's a relief from James Franco and Anne Hathaway, whose chemistry last February rivaled that of a sasquatch and Kathie Lee Gifford.
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Jena ArdellWho says you get what you pay for? We caught a great show for free at Universal Citywalk this weekend.
WHO: Carolina Liar
WHERE: 5 Towers Concert Plaza at Universal Citywalk
WHEN: Saturday, July 16
Better Than ... Saves The Day
Carolina Liar performed as part of Universal CityWal ... More >>
CANNES, FRANCE -- The fun is winding down and the sad thing is, there could have been even more.
Cannes's programmers had carefully contrived a Palme d'Or celebrity death match between two wildly polarizing contenders with Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life in the white trunks an ... More >>
MySpace50-year-old Mildred Patricia BaenaUpdated after the jump: Photos of the snazzy $268,000 Bakersfield spread, rumored to have been purchased for Baena by her loving baby daddy. Do we smell a buy-off? Also, a photo of the "couple" in 1994 confirms: She's got nothing on Maria Shriver.
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Click here for photos from the Echoplex and of Thom Yorke at the Orpheum.
So. There was a lot of hype surrounding this show. That's inevitable when you toss Los Angeles, Thom Yorke, Flea, Nigel Godrich, and two percussionists into a 600-capacity club in the middle of Echo Park. The Internets get cr ... More >>
Over the weekend Los Angeles seemed obsessed with one thing and one thing only: Radiohead's Thom Yorke, who, after a surprise DJ gig at the Roosevelt on September 15, L.A. Weekly learned would play an exclusive gig at the Echoplex on October 2 in addition to two gigs at downtown's Orpheum Theatre on ... More >>
Heath Ledger in The Imaginarium of Doctor ParnassusIt's a journey through a magic mirror where the lead character in the film changes form not because the original script dictated it, but because the actor sadly passed away in the midst of filming. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus isn't just a fa ... More >>