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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:39:57 AM mt

Arcadia's mega-mansions used to sell to Chinese buyers in days. Now they're sitting empty for months



The mansion on Fallen Leaf Road in the secluded Upper Rancho neighborhood of Arcadia has all the trappings a wealthy buyer from China could want: a crystal chandelier in the entryway, marble floors, a home theater outfitted with a dozen reclining leather chairsand, naturally, a fortuitouseight...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:39:57 AM mt

FilmNation the emerging Oscar powerhouse you've never heard of



Glen Basner, the head of the movie company FilmNation, leaned back in his downtown office and reflected on his firm's below-the-radar reputation.

"Someone said to me the other day, 'You're the most influential film company no one knows,' " he said. "And we like that. Both parts of it."

When the...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:39:56 AM mt

Oscars TV Lineup



TV LINEUP

10:30 a.m.

Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2017 Academy Awards A preview of Oscars night includes extensive entertainment insight to prepare pop culture fans for the 2017 Academy Awards. (E!)

11 a.m.

Barbara Walters Top Oscar Interviews of All Time (KABC)

Noon

The Academy Awards...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:39:56 AM mt

'What can cinema do' Travel ban puts Oscar nominees for foreign language film in the spotlight



In many ways, the Best Foreign Language Film categoryhas always embodied the contradictory passions that surroundthe Oscars themselvesits wildly important to some, utterly meaningless to others and a vague sidebar to many.

This year that role has become even more pointed.In anawards season...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:39:56 AM mt

Will the U.S. punish Mexico on trade A Trump supporter has doubts



Al Zapanta,a Purple Heart and Silver Star-awarded Vietnam War veteran who is rumored to be in consideration for U.S. ambassador to Mexico, thinks that he can change President Trumps mind on the value of doing business with our southern neighbor.

In his first month in office, Trump hassent clear...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:39:56 AM mt

Obamacare 101: Are health insurance marketplaces in a death spiral



It's been a rocky few months for the health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable CareAct. Even if you're not one of the roughly 11 million Americans who rely on these online exchanges to get your health insurance, you've probably seen the headlines about rising premiums and insurance...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:39:56 AM mt

Desert X aims to be the Coachella of the art world. Here's a sneak peek



This could be the moon. Or Mars, at dusk. Dozens of craters crowd this desert plot, four acres of scrub brush in Rancho Mirage rimmed by reddish-brown mountains. The holes form half-moon slivers, squares and elongated triangles, each several feet deep and lined with neon tubing. As the sun sinks,...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:11:22 AM mt

Desert X aims to be the Coachella of the art world. Here's a sneak peek



This could be the moon. Or Mars, at dusk. Dozens of craters crowd this desert plot, four acres of scrub brush in Rancho Mirage rimmed by reddish-brown mountains. The holes form half-moon slivers, squares and elongated triangles, each several feet deep and lined with neon tubing. As the sun sinks,...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:11:22 AM mt

FilmNation the emerging Oscar powerhouse you've never heard of



Glen Basner, the head of the movie company FilmNation, leaned back in his downtown office and reflected on his firm's below-the-radar reputation.

"Someone said to me the other day, 'You're the most influential film company no one knows,' " he said. "And we like that. Both parts of it."

When the...

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Los Angeles Times
Thursday February 23, 2017 @ 04:11:22 AM mt

'What can cinema do' Travel ban puts Oscar nominees for foreign language film in the spotlight



In many ways, the Best Foreign Language Film categoryhas always embodied the contradictory passions that surroundthe Oscars themselvesits wildly important to some, utterly meaningless to others and a vague sidebar to many.

This year that role has become even more pointed.In anawards season...

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