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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.
Jul 02, 2015

I think what's most shocking is that reruns of The Dukes of Hazzard were on the air in the first place

Jul 02, 2015

Inevitable but still sad how right-left US pundits are taking sides in Germany-Greece to score rhetorical points

Jul 01, 2015

Ted 2 points up a phenomenon Hollywood often ignores: sequels to comedy hits are likely to fail…

Jun 30, 2015

Nike chairman Phil Knight today submitted his letter of resignation. On it he printed a three-word inspirational slogan about the future.

Jun 30, 2015

With a layer of MTV gloss, an iconic horror property enters the world of 2015… #scream

Jun 30, 2015

I've seen 5 minutes of #TheBachelorette ever but do they always so explicitly play to a Gosling fantasy or is it usually more subtextual?

Jun 30, 2015

Jon Stewart's Donald Trump impression is sounding more like Mayor Quimby every day

Jun 29, 2015

Thinking sympathetically of all the ordinary Greeks suffering due to crisis. Except for one guy. I don't care at all what happens to him.

Jun 29, 2015

Also, from NBC: “Celebrity Apprentice is licensed from Mark Burnett’s [company], and that relationship will continue”

Jun 29, 2015

It was only a matter of time before NBC and Trump the Candidate parted ways, though perhaps not this little time

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