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Film Review: Only Arnold impresses in latest 'Terminator' film

Film Review: Only Arnold impresses in latest 'Terminator' film

The titular villain in James Cameron’s original “Terminator” wasn’t kidding when he said, “I’ll be back.” Shot, smashed, incinerated, he kept coming back (even when he didn’t promise to).

Dining Review: Seeking a different kind of breakfast

Dining Review: Seeking a different kind of breakfast

According to a food marketing website, one of the hottest trends of 2015-16, just after “Continued Rise of Fermentation” and “Secret, Off-Menu Items,” is “Around the World at Breakfast.”

Huntington exhibit spotlights period of British artwork

Huntington exhibit spotlights period of British artwork

The little room on the second floor of the Huntington Library’s European Gallery currently displays a grouping of one-dimensional art that opens a window onto a fleeting time in England.

DVD Review: Newest release of 'The Killers' offers multiple versions

With the possible exception of “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” “The Killers” is Ernest Hemingway’s best known short story. It is the quintessential stripped-down hard-boiled story.

Glendale rocker, ex-Pixies bassist Kim Shattuck reunites with former Pandoras bandmates

Glendale rocker, ex-Pixies bassist Kim Shattuck reunites with former Pandoras bandmates

Guitar slinging, garage rock shouter Kim Shattuck is rock ‘n’ roll’s penultimate bad girl. Lanky, gregarious and boundlessly talented, the Glendale resident doesn’t candy-coat anything, never runs from controversy, and her role as...

DVD Review: Answering the call of 'Fargo'

DVD Review: Answering the call of 'Fargo'

Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi, who was Oscar-nominated for her role in “Babel”) plays a 29-year-old Tokyo office worker with no life to speak of. Her job is demeaning, and she has no close friends (except her bunny rabbit). Her future is a void.

Documentary's shut-ins raise unanswered questions

Documentary's shut-ins raise unanswered questions

The six Angulo brothers spent most of their teen years in a crowded apartment in a New York housing project. They didn't merely live there; they lived there. That is, their strict father refused to allow them to leave those few rooms. Once or twice a year,...

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Read On: Hoping for the two Americas to come together

Read On: Hoping for the two Americas to come together

So we’ve arrived at America’s birthday, the day she gained her independence. And while in nation terms, she’s still relatively young, the United States is looking every one of its...