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Is fake engine noise becoming the norm for American car manufacturers?

Is fake engine noise becoming the norm for American car manufacturers?

The new Ford Mustang on display at the LA Auto Show’s press and trade day in Los Angeles, California on November 19, 2014. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images For car enthusiasts, there are few things in life quite as satisfying as slamming the pedal of a Corvette or Mustang to the floor and hearing […]

Filmweek: ‘Black or White,’ ‘Project Almanac,’ ‘The Loft’ and more!

Filmweek: ‘Black or White,’ ‘Project Almanac,’ ‘The Loft’ and more!

(L-R) Actors Virginia Gardner, Allen Evangelista, director Dean Israelite, actors Jonny Weston and Sam Lerner attend the premiere of Paramount Pictures’ “Project Almanac” at TCL Chinese Theatre on January 27, 2015 in Hollywood, California.; Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International Larry and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Tim Cogshell  review this week’s […]

Filmweek: ‘Black or White,’ ‘Project Almanac,’ ‘The Loft’ and more!

Filmweek: ‘Black or White,’ ‘Project Almanac,’ ‘The Loft’ and more!

(L-R) Actors Virginia Gardner, Allen Evangelista, director Dean Israelite, actors Jonny Weston and Sam Lerner attend the premiere of Paramount Pictures’ “Project Almanac” at TCL Chinese Theatre on January 27, 2015 in Hollywood, California.; Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures International Larry and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Tim Cogshell  review this week’s […]

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

Fans of the St. Louis Rams hold a “Los Angeles Rams” sign against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.; Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images The discussion over whether to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles is one that has been going on for years. Despite […]

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

Fans of the St. Louis Rams hold a “Los Angeles Rams” sign against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.; Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images The discussion over whether to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles is one that has been going on for years. Despite […]

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

Fans of the St. Louis Rams hold a “Los Angeles Rams” sign against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.; Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images The discussion over whether to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles is one that has been going on for years. Despite […]

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

Fans of the St. Louis Rams hold a “Los Angeles Rams” sign against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.; Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images The discussion over whether to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles is one that has been going on for years. Despite […]

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

Fans of the St. Louis Rams hold a “Los Angeles Rams” sign against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.; Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images The discussion over whether to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles is one that has been going on for years. Despite […]

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

Fans of the St. Louis Rams hold a “Los Angeles Rams” sign against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.; Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images The discussion over whether to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles is one that has been going on for years. Despite […]

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

NFL stadium in L.A. one step closer to reality, but how badly does L.A. want it?

Fans of the St. Louis Rams hold a “Los Angeles Rams” sign against the San Diego Chargers during their NFL Game on November 23, 2014 in San Diego, California.; Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images The discussion over whether to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles is one that has been going on for years. Despite […]