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In just a few years, Embracer, based in a small Swedish town, has swallowed up studios and brands to become a major player in the gaming industry.

British actor Stephen Greif of Blakes 7 dies at 78

With two films involving love triangles, Emma Corrin explores freedom and repression

How Jonathan Majors and his Devotion character shoot for the impossible

How Babylons production designer resurrects a Hollywood long gone

How a piece of cake jettisoned fear and let joy in for Bones and All writer

Taylor Russell delves into deeper themes desire, isolation behind the cannibalism

Quiz: Will you be voting for Top Gun: Maverick for best picture?

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The 10 best TV shows (and three best dance sequences) of 2022

The 100 best songs of 2022 (complete with playlist!)

The most memorable narratives of 2022 were the ones that were playable

How 2022 became the year of the fragmented-identity novel

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A lawsuit against kidfluencer Piper Rockelle offers an unsettling glimpse into a largely unregulated world of social media content creation, a Times investigation found.

From Stephen Twitch Boss SYTYCD routine with Alex Wong to his infectious smile, Derek Hough and others in the dance industry remember his impact.

The cathartic release of The Whale explained by the plays actors and directors

Review: William Kentridges sprawling Broad installation is an extraordinary meditation on apartheid

Get into the Christmas spirit this weekend with the L.A. County Holiday Celebration

Alexandra Grants new coffee table book examines what it means to be a civic artist

How to get free access to the New York Times and more with your L.A. Public Library card

How 2022s Booker Prize winner managed a whirlwind novel and a roller-coaster year

A holiday lights display was better than a rsum for this Silicon Valley exec

Murdochs will not face separate trial in Dominions defamation suit against Fox News

It took a crisis in order to make changes, says new Golden Globes owner

Bill Nighy on mortality, fandom and the acclaim surrounding his role in Living

The church of Darren Aronofsky, where connection, empathy, love are the sermon

Column: Megan Thee Stallion was right. But shes one of too many women who arent believed

A jury believed Megan Thee Stallion. Its shameful so many social media influencers didnt

Willow stars Ruby Cruz and Erin Kellyman and showrunner Jonathan Kasdan break down the deeply satisfying romance at the heart of the Disney+ series.

Marvel released a poster for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, and fans are seeing how many Spideys they spot, including cult favorite Scarlet Spider.

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The films director and cinematographer saw friendship and sacrifice as the touchstones in the true story of U.S. Navy fighter pilots Jesse Brown and Tom Hudner. But the action was still spectacular.

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With a superb cast that includes Rooney Mara, Claire Foy and Jessie Buckley, Sarah Polleys bracing adaptation of Miriam Toews novel tells the story of a Mennonite community rocked by sexual violence.

I Wanna Dance With Somebody is part of a broader effort to reframe Houstons legacy in the years after her death.

Exquisitely directed by Oliver Hermanus from a script by Kazuo Ishiguro, this English-language remake of Akira Kurosawas Ikiru finds fresh depths in a classic.

Stephen Paul Fackrell is an Emmy-nominated set decorator. But for 30 years, hes also been a Santa-for-hire, working with everyone from Nordstrom to Will Ferrell.

Director James Camerons sci-fi sequel Avatar: The Way of Water dominates at the box office for a second straight week.

Comedian Brandon Montrell, known as Boogie B, has been fatally shot in New Orleans while visiting family for Christmas. He was a fixture in L.A.s comedy scene.

A new film depicts the long-rumored romance between Whitney Houston and Robyn Crawford. Director Kasi Lemmons explains the detail that required sharp negotiation.

Four new platforms offer gigs in film, athletic coaching, freelance marketing and hospitality, fields where demand is strong.

Thats So Raven star Orlando Brown pleaded not guilty Friday to misdemeanor assault charges in Ohio court following an altercation.

Actor Chris Pratt said in an Instagram post that he got stung by a bee after a viral beekeeper gave him a false sense of security. She fired back.

Glass Onion director Rian Johnson, producer Ram Bergman and various cast members pull back the curtain on one of the films climactic scenes.

Tory Lanez, a Canadian rapper, was tried on charges he shot Megan Thee Stallion outside a Hollywood Hills mansion in 2020.

Bell was the writer, producer and arranger behind such indelible soul hits as the Spinners Ill Be Around and the Stylistics Betcha by Golly, Wow.

Nobel winner Annie Ernauxs The Super 8 Years; Adult Swim Yule Log on HBO Max; Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery on Netflix; and awards contender Aftersun on VOD

If laughter is important to you (how could it not be in these times?), theres no shortage of ways to get your fix of funny jokes across L.A.. In aspecial issue dedicated to L.A.s stand-up comedy, we made a list of some of the best spots for comedy in L.A.