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Los Angeles, CA
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.…

Oct 09, 2015

RIP Hy Hollinger. They don’t make them like that anymore, and more’s the pity.

Oct 08, 2015

PT Anderson's Junun a jolting jam session of a film. Not a fully realized movie, but a horn-filled release of East meets West musicalia.

Oct 08, 2015

The Kitty Genovese story is an enduring symbol of American apathy. As it turns out, the story is false.…

Oct 08, 2015

Vimeo looks to join the ranks of Netflix and Amazon, one shoeleather indie at a time…

Oct 08, 2015

If the academy's reaction to Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn is anything like the response of the #nyff audience she'll cruise to an Oscar

Oct 07, 2015

Joe Wright made Pan because of…a magician alter ego named The Great Kazam?…

Oct 06, 2015

So a barely .500 team will move on bc of 1 game today while a nearly 100-win team will go home bc of 1 game tomorrow. Good system! #wildcard

Oct 06, 2015

Maybe the Yankees can have K.J. Wright knock the ball out of Gregerson's hands? #WildCard

Oct 06, 2015

This was about the situation last year when the Royals mounted their comeback. Maybe Girardi should call 23 straight bunts. #WildCard

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