Monthly Archives: October 2011

Loving Lythgoe (Nigel, That Is…)

By Victoria Looseleaf While we recover from our lightning fast trip to Parma (that’s Italy and the home of Parmesan cheese and culatello, not Ohio, home to the Buckeyes), we’re thrilled that the one and only Nigel Lythgoe recently received … Continue reading

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Bad Cops/Bad Wall Street Flicks: The Son of No One; Margin Call

By Victoria Looseleaf The nadir of thriller cop movies, The Son of No One reeks of wrongness, starting with the inane and meaningless title. It’s also got more annoying flashbacks than LSD guru Timothy Leary must have experienced during his … Continue reading

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Why We Need Art: And Agnes de Mille

By Victoria Looseleaf What Lindsay Lohan needs is some real art in her life. She should also serve her jail time – for real – and learn how the other 99.9% live (or at least how those who break the … Continue reading

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Elementary, My Dear Watson (Emily)

By Victoria Looseleaf There is nothing elementary about the one and only Emily Watson, whose 1996 mercurial film debut in Lars von Trier’s Breaking the Waves (for which she was Oscar-nominated) torpedoed her into the upper ranks of Hollywood (meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Steve Jobs; Hello (Again), Eiko & Koma

By Victoria Looseleaf When last we wrote about Eiko & Koma in March, they were in the midst of their retrospective tour, Regeneration (click here to read about the duo, their backgrounds, their work, the art of Butoh…). We also … Continue reading

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The Los Angeles Philharmonic: A Lovefest

By Victoria Looseleaf Just a quick note from The Report, whose main scribe’s wild and crazy career has lately involved a lot of Bowl-going (some 25 times during the fabulous 2011 season), a bit of globe-hopping to cover music and … Continue reading

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Sidi Larbi Speaks

By Victoria Looseleaf One of the new crop of choreographic ‘It’ boys – along with Alexei Ratmansky and Christopher Wheeldon – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, 35, is also a mensch. Thus were we honored to interview him last June, before a … Continue reading

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Is Hollywood Hoofing Again?

By Victoria Looseleaf According to certain people in the know – the über-successful producer Craig Zadan, for example, who, with his partner Neil Maron produced the Oscar-winning film, Chicago, among others – it never went away. And while we at … Continue reading

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Running Amok With Johnny (Legz) Leguizamo

By Victoria Looseleaf  He’s so cool we can hardly contain ourselves. Indeed, after trekking down to Irvine the other night for a flamenco concert (click here to read our coverage of that, including our LAT review, the one in which … Continue reading

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