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Face It: Critics Have Lost Their Movie Memory

Michele Willens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michele Willens

I used to defend film critics: we needed objective, thoughtful voices that looked beyond box office receipts and truly judged the work itself. But now? I think I'm ready to throw in the towel.

Evening Primrose Times Two: Sondheim's Mini-Masterpiece on Stage and DVD

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

I am getting more and more excited about Anthony Perkins outside of Psycho whenever I catch him in a movie or, more surprisingly, a musical.

Broadway Legend Patti LuPone's Memoir

The Los Angeles Times | Charles McNulty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When an actor is described as "turbulent" or "difficult," it's typically a euphemism for "a royal pain." Patti LuPone, one of the most celebrated musi...

PHOTOS: Sunset Junction Street Festival Turns 30

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Sunset Junction celebrated its 30th anniversary with last weekend's street festival. Tens of thousands hoofed it to Sunset Boulevard (parking was scar...

Road Test - 2010 Nissan Cube

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Boxcars. Kia's Soul, Scion's xB and Nissan's Cube. What else could you call them but Boxcars? And you either love them or hate them - at first sight...

16 on the Streets of LA

Lu Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Lu Parker

On a recent beautiful sunny day, we two girls, one experienced, the other new to the art of driving, got brave and put the car in drive.

198-Foursquare: The Unfollowed Life Is Not Worth Living

Ali MacLean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

3:00 pm: Ali has just 'checked in' to Dr. Finkelstein's OBGYN office on Wilshire Boulevard. 3:33 pm: Dr. Finkelstein has just checked into Ali.

Soho House, Los Angeles: A Game Changer

David Dixon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

The opening of Soho House, LA lends credence to the momentum Los Angeles has recently achieved rising in the ranks of world-class cities, and adds a center of gravity in the process.

Assessing Obama's Foreign Policy: Guess Who Is Small Now?

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Even a Roosevelt, a Kennedy or Reagan would have to deal with the reality that is facing Obama, in which domestic resistance and rising global challenges make it difficult for Washington to secure its military and economic hegemony.