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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.…

Jul 28, 2015

Interestingly Fox Searchlight is sticking with its April release date for Demolition despite the movie opening #tiff15

Jul 28, 2015

Those looking for clues on the new @MMFlint movie: The image is a photo of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staffs circa 1983 (h/t @ogettell) #w2in

Jul 28, 2015

Sarandos explains NFLX-Sandler deal post-Pixels: “The movie did $24m domestically, $25m internationally, and 1/3 of our subs are outside US”

Jul 28, 2015

Developing: Michael Moore movie Where to Invade Next is full-on documentary, no distributor on board yet. #W2IN

Jul 28, 2015

World premieres at #TIFF15 include The Martian, Jay Roach’s Trumbo movie and a secret Michael Moore film…

Jul 28, 2015

Toronto announces opening night: Jean-Marc Vallee’s Demolition, in which Jake Gyllenhaal plays a Wall Streeter coming undone

Jul 28, 2015

Most bizarre moment of #tiff2015 presser thus far is when Steve Carell shows up as a jokey gay man with a yarmulke in the Freeheld trailer

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