In the cheerfully muddled L.A. noir “Under the Silver Lake,” Sam (Andrew Garfield), a young slacker-sleuth trying to find a missing woman, gets sprayed in the face by a skunk. It’s a rare act of animal
The news of the devastation of Notre Dame de Paris was met with horror, then sorrow and then anger. Britain’s the Metro reported many were piqued that people flocked to donate to the restoration of the
Atty. Gen. William Barr is scheduled to hold a news conference at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. He’ll be joined by Deputy Atty. Gen. Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller and supervised the investigation. The
The man seated at the table next to me at lunch — born in Baghdad and now well into his 70s, I’d learned while waiting for our food — glanced at the bowl a server had just put down in front of me. He in
Andy Borowitz is that guy from college riding shotgun and pointing out funny and maddening things beyond the headlights. He’s clever but not overpowering, a sharp-eyed jokester who glides on astute asides.
Netflix’s “Someone Great” is equally suited for a pre-Saturday night or a Sunday morning in sweats. While this debut film from “Sweet/Vicious” creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson is a raunchy good time, discount
“Red Joan” is a traditional production, polished as brass and as old-school diverting as a film starring Judi Dench and directed by Trevor Nunn would have to be. But there is also a kind of hollowness
You may not see a better movie with a worse title this year than “Her Smell.” Scratch that, actually; the title’s perfect. It’s the name of the rock club where we meet the pop supernova that is Becky (a
Football is coming. Although we are still five months away from the 2019 NFL season, the Atlanta Falcons sure know how to present a season schedule and possibly set the expectations high for future releases.
There is no such thing as a “normal” curse, but the one that has Drake’s name attached to it has fans wanting him to be passionate from miles away. The Grammy award-winning artist was in attendance of
To hear it from the most vocal complainers in attendance, last year’s Festival de Cannes was an event of unforgivable scarcity. There were no Netflix movies, due to an ongoing “feud” with the streaming
Atty. Gen. William Barr plans to publicly reveal today how much advance knowledge the Justice Department has given White House officials about the redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller’s
More than 20 years ago, a man hurled acid into Madhu Kashyap’s face. It melted the skin on her cheeks and forehead and partially blinded her in one eye. For years she would not show her scarred face in
Their eyes are all looking up. Three thousand Toronto Raptors fans, the faces that represent the city’s cultural diversity, are almost pressed against one another outside the team’s downtown arena, staring
A new ruling by the Department of Justice ordering thousands more asylum seekers to be detained for the duration of their application process — which can take years — is another reminder of two deplorable
Just as a long-negotiated agreement for how California and six other Western states will deal with drought on the Colorado River was about to cross the finish line, the river’s biggest user put up a roadblock.
No one was looking at Bruce Isackson. Seated in a Boston courtroom recently among a dozen other parents implicated in a scheme to defraud half a dozen top universities, Isackson — a real estate investor
In the popular television series, Jack Klugman played Oscar Madison and Tony Randall appeared as Felix Unger. In this photo, Big Brothers “little brothers” are (front row from left): Greg Waring, Vince
What a concept! After blindly giving out generous tax breaks for years, take a hard look to see whether they’re actually benefiting the state. Do they create jobs? Lure businesses to California? Keep here?
Just days after flames ravaged the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, a New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday night after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and lighters,
A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast Thursday afternoon, according to the island's Central Weather Bureau. TV footage showed at least one landslide but there were no immediate of
A few days ago, the Angels arrived in Texas soaring. They were getting injured teammate Mike Trout back in the lineup, they had won seven of eight games and they owned a bullpen that had surrendered the
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening five miles from Parkfield, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred at 8:15 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of
The Clippers will celebrate the 35th anniversary of their move to Los Angeles next month. The team’s playoff run likely will be over by then but for the first time since the Clippers moved here fans might
After major stroke, John Jackson Jr. sets goal to return to Coliseum to watch his son, John III, play for USC
The doctors told John Jackson Jr. and his family that his upcoming surgery had been honed in the crucible of war. If a soldier’s brain was wounded in battle, they would open his skull and remove a slice
Four active players had hit more than four home runs against one team entering play Wednesday. Milwaukee Brewers slugger Christian Yelich, last year’s National League most valuable player, led the group