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El Niño and a raccoon helped Robin Swicord make 'Wakefield' on a budget

Telluride Film Festival
| Robin Swicord knew she could make the film affordable and direct it herself. It was a strategy she employed after a big budget film she'd written was taken away from her.

'War Machine' uses satire to cast a critical eye on the war in Afghanistan

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What does a war movie look like in the Trump Era? One of the first is “War Machine” from Australian writer/director David Michod.

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Piano virtuoso Yuja Wang does more than tickle the ivories — she slays them

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The 30-year-old musician is one of the classical world's most talked-about and praised artists. She's performing over two weekends with the L.A. Philharmonic.

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The Styled Side: Bros have been rocking rompers for years

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Michelle Dalton Tyree of Fashion Trends Daily brings us the truth behind mens rompers in Southern California and other mens fashion trends of the season.

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Tommy Lasorda recovering after pacemaker replacement surgery

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Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda is recovering after surgery to replace his pacemaker. The L.A. Dodgers said Friday on Twitter that Lasorda "is doing well."

‘La La Land’ gets a new star at the Hollywood Bowl

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Angela Parrish moved to L.A. from Kansas to pursue a career in show business — much like the female protagonist in "La La Land." This weekend, it's her voice you'll hear in the film's opening song as the orchestra plays along live at the Hollywood Bowl.

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Review: Getty Center's 'immensely enlarged snapshots' of 300 years ago

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It's amazing that nobody has ever done an exhibit of what amounts to the most spectacular pictures of an entire century, granting us immensely enlarged snapshots from 300 years in the past.

Memorial Day: 5 videos and 15 songs to kick off summer

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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. We want to help you feel those vibes with videos and music as warm and melancholy as a sunset on the beach.

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​Private service, public viewing for Cornell planned Friday

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Representatives for the late singer-songwriter say a private memorial service Friday will be followed by a public viewing of Cornell's burial site at 3 p.m.