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Arts and Entertainment Writer — LA Times

Arts + Entertainment writer at the Los Angeles Times. Film and sports junkie, politics enthusiast, aspiring Connect Four champion.

Marking the fall of Berlin Wall, Gorbachev warns the West — BERLIN--Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday had strong words for the United States and its allies over growing tension between Moscow and the West, a development he believes has put the world "on the brink of a new Cold War."

Robin Williams, Oscar-winning actor, manic comedian, dies at 63 — When Robin Williams graduated from Redwood High School in Marin County, Calif., his classmates couldn't help themselves: They voted him both "most humorous" and "least likely to succeed." He topped them.

Stephen Colbert replacing David Letterman: Who'll sit on the couch? — With the news that Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as host of "The Late Show," the inevitable question from moviedom is: What does this mean for us? Studios and personal publicists have long figured out how to handle Letterman, for all his oddities, and big movie stars regularly make appearances there, even if it doesn't always go smashingly.

'The Lego Movie' is built to end in a surprise — Of the many unexpected moments in Phil Lord and Chris Miller's breakout hit "The Lego Movie," perhaps none is as surprising as the film's ending, which is daring even by the standards of this unconventional film. So daring, in fact, that even its filmmakers weren't sure they should include it.
Feb 19, 2014

Loved the ending. Gave it a real emotional punch. By @ZeitchikLAT: 'The Lego Movie' is built to end in a surprise…

Feb 20, 2014

That wildly meta ending of The Lego Movie pretty much makes the film. It almost didn’t come to be.…

Feb 20, 2014

RT @ZeitchikLAT: That wildly meta ending of The Lego Movie pretty much makes the film. It almost didn’t come to be.…

Sep 05, 2015

Amazing thing about this match was that Rafa actually played great throughout—Fognini just somehow played better #Nadal

Sep 05, 2015

What’s crazier, Nadal squandering 2-set lead for first time in 152 matches or Fognini breaking 17-match hardcourt losing streak against him?

Sep 05, 2015

Any non-tennis fan that doesn’t have their heart turned by this deserves whatever 2nd-tier sport they root for instead #Nadal #amazing

Sep 05, 2015

This is where Fognini unzips his costume and reveals he’s really Djokovic underneath #Nadal #usopen2015

Sep 04, 2015

Well, so much for Aretha not standing a chance blocking the Amazing Grace movie. Oh Me Oh My.…

Sep 04, 2015

Aretha Franklin has long been unhappy about this lost concert documentary of her Now she's suing to stop it.

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