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Johnny Cash poems, lyrics set to music in multi-artist 'Forever Words' album


John Carter Cash is an imposing yet reposeful presence as he leans his 6-foot-2 1/2 frame against one of the rough-hewn lumber beams supporting the porch roof of the Cash family cabin in a rural town 30 miles north of Nashville.


'Baskets' star Louie Anderson says ‘Hey Mom’ a lot. Now go call yours.


Veteran comic Louie Anderson finds new comic life playing the mother of clown Zach Galifinakis in FX's "Baskets

Steven Spielberg and author Ernest Cline discuss 'Ready Player One'


Director Steven Spielberg and author Ernest Cline discuss the new big-budget adaptation of Cline's bestselling sci-fi novel "Ready Player One"


From the Archives: Jimmy Stewart's empty nest


Jimmy Stewart had just finished a revival of "Harvey" on Broadway and the movie “The Cheyenne Social Club" with Henry Fonda. His children were all grown and, as Times writer Wayne Warga explained: Jimmy Stewart is a very busy man. He doesn…


Friday's TV highlights: 'Once Upon a Time' on ABC


Muppet Babies This new children’s series revolves around the playroom antics of Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal and Summer Penguin. 10 a.m. Disney


With an uninspired vocal turn from Johnny Depp, 'Sherlock Gnomes' is as slight as its heroes

There's a current boom of family-friendly film fare inspired by beloved British literary characters, which makes this moment ripe for the animated “Sherlock Gnomes,” the sequel to 2011's “Gnomeo and Juliet.” In terms of ranking these…


'Frozen' on Broadway: It's no 'Tempest' (or 'Lion King'), but the musical sings with sisterly appeal

No one attending “Frozen,” the new Broadway musical that had its official opening on Thursday at the St. James Theatre, is meant to ponder the rise of extreme weather events. Leave it to a spoilsport critic, escaping an atmospheric river…

The 'Workaholics' crew reunites for raunchy Netflix comedy 'Game Over, Man!'


Not to be confused with Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One,” which arrives next week, “Game Over, Man!” is an unrepentantly raunchy throwback action-comedy that would have earned a hard R rating had it landed in theaters instead of on…


Today in Entertainment: Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon star in 'Spy Who Dumped Me' trailer; Ruth Bader Ginsburg works out with Stephen Colbert


On Monday, Cuomo responded with concern that sexual assault cases had "not been pursued with full vigor" by the criminal justice system. In a statement issued by his office, the governor said that he ordered the attorney general to review…

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Suit settled in death of Anton Yelchin, actor crushed by SUV


The parents of Anton Yelchin have reached a settlement with the makers of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, the SUV that crushed and killed the “Star Trek” actor in his driveway in 2016.


Music revenue jumped 16% in 2017 and streaming rules, RIAA report says

The music business grew by more than 16% last year to $8.7 billion, its highest level in a decade according to new figures released Thursday by the Recording Industry Assn. of America, the music industry trade organization.


Toni Colette and Rossy de Palma are all the reasons you need to see Paris-set comedy 'Madame'


Although “Madame” ultimately lands in the plus column, one wishes this stylish comedy of manners — or lack thereof — had a better idea of where it was going and how to get there. Still, director Amanda Sthers, who co-wrote with Matthew…

Claire Foy plays a woman in peril in Steven Soderbergh's smart, unnerving psychothriller 'Unsane'

In the most amusing scene in “Unsane,” Steven Soderbergh’s diabolically shrewd and spooky psychological thriller, a man advises a woman to delete her Facebook account. Not everyone in the audience, hopefully, will relate to the plight of…

Moody crime drama 'Barren Trees' gets lost in complex narrative


The New England-set crime drama “Barren Trees,” co-directed and co-written by Ryan Eatherton and Lei Zhenchuan is far more a tone poem than gripping saga. The snowy, small-town setting of rural New Hampshire offers a moody geographical and…

Family comedy 'Shifting Gears' lurches and grinds


Dirt track racing may have its fans, but in “Shifting Gears” it doesn’t prove a particularly exciting arena around which to build a heartland-friendly family comedy. The result, although earnest, is often tepid, overly broad stuff that…

'Pacific Rim Uprising' is a big, noisy, cheerfully dumb monsters-and-robots sequel


If you could hear anything over the extraordinary din of clashing robots and monsters in 2013’s “Pacific Rim,” you might have made out the sound of the heroic fighter Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) bellowing the movie’s signature line:…


Inspired by classic noir, 'Dead on Arrival' is aggressively uninspired


“Dead on Arrival,” a crime-thriller inspired by the 1949 film noir classic “D.O.A.” (remade by Touchstone with Dennis Quaid in 1988), although not quite a corpse of a movie, contains nowhere near the vitality and urgency it needs to…


Byron Allen's company acquires Weather Channel in $300-million deal


Byron Allen, the comedian-turned-media entrepreneur, has acquired the Weather Channel cable network as he seeks to build his TV and film business, he announced Thursday.

Want a master class in movie costumes? Revisit the recent work of costume designer Jacqueline Durran


A career of worrying has netted British costume designer Jacqueline Durran a slew of awards and nominations. Check out "Darkest Hour" and "Beauty and the Beast" for a master class on costume design.

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson's former stomping ground hits the market in Ladera Ranch


The onetime home of MMA fighter Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is in search of a new champion in Ladera Ranch.

Shoe designer Charlotte Stone opens Platform pop-up before stepping into new digs in downtown L.A.


The Ventura-based designer's entire collection is available in a temporary bricks-and-mortar space in Culver City through April. She says she plans to open a permanent boutique at the Row DTLA later this spring.


Gwyneth Paltrow, Mary J. Blige and Dakota and Elle Fanning attend star-studded power stylists dinner


The stars and the stylists who make them look good gather for a dinner at the Stanley House as the Hollywood Reporter and Jimmy Choo celebrate the most powerful stylists in Hollywood.

Former Beverly Hills home of Marion Davies and Tyra Banks seeks $7.7 million


The Beverly Hills home that model and television personality Tyra Banks sold two years ago has come back on the market for $7.695 million.



'Waitress,' 'Mormon' and, yes, 'Hamilton' lead the Broadway hits coming to L.A.

Ready for a show? Here's a rundown of when and where to catch "Hamilton," "The Book of Mormon," "School of Rock," "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," "On Your Feet!" and more.

Spring art exhibitions that transport to Laguna, Teotihuacan, Iran and beyond


Critic Christopher Knight highlights the most promising exhibitions of the coming season, including art centered on Asian migration to the Americas, the avant-garde Senga Nengudi and the appropriation of Iranian history. Plus, the Hammer's…

15 ways to hear chamber music magic in L.A.


L.A. is graced with an abundance of chamber music groups. Here's a guide to the groups you should know but may not - and how you can catch a great concert, often at a great price.

Dance calendar hums with a Bowie-themed 'StarDust,' an angry 'Giselle' and more


Promising performances in the season ahead include Kyle Abraham, Benjamin Millepied's L.A. Dance Project, Dada Masilo, Dance Camera West, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Alvin Ailey, Complexions, BodyTraffic and Barak Ballet.


L.A.'s quirkiest museum? It's gotta be the Bunny Museum


Candace Frazee said she's aware that many call her "the crazy bunny lady." She doesn't care. She's living out a wacky, wonderful true love story with her husband.