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Accents, acne and the compassionate filmmaking behind ‘Lady Bird'

| Irish actress Saoirse Ronan first came to wide attention in “The Grand Budapest Hotel." Now she’s getting raves in Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.”

​'Wind River' filmmakers take control back from Weinstein

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Taylor Sheridan's film was about sexual violence against young women on a tribal reservation, and suddenly Weinstein was being accused of similar things. He thought it was an unacceptable situation that had to be rectified.

7 things to do this weekend in SoCal

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Our list this week includes outdoor ice skating, reindeer encounters and the twisted and irreverent sister of the Rose Parade.

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Hari Kondabolu on 'The Problem with Apu' and why he's still a 'Simpsons' fan

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The writer and comedian has made a documentary about his love-hate relationship with "The Simpsons" and its Indian American character.

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LA band Quetzal revisits its musical roots in Mexico

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The Grammy-winning band traveled to Veracruz for an immersion in a regional sound that has long influenced its music.

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Hollywood studios are trying hard to woo Quentin Tarantino for his next movie

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Harvey Weinstein was known to call his studio, “The House That Quentin Built.” Now that the producer is out of business, Tarantino and his next film look for a new home.

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UC Irvine receives trove of art from collector

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Malcolm Warner, executive director of the Laguna Art Museum, called it "undeniably the greatest collection of California art ever assembled in private hands."

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Elvis Costello’s new muse is a forgotten Hollywood starlet

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The iconic musician has written a new song for the movie, “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool,” which tells the story of the eccentric actress Gloria Grahame.

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Cinefamily theater to shutter following sexual misconduct allegations

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The independent movie theater Cinefamily is closing in the wake of investigations into the sexual misconduct of two of its executives. Cinefamily's board of directors said Tuesday that it was shutting down after 10 years of operation due to crippling debt.