LAT in 90 Seconds

richardparsons.jpgTime Warner Quits Chinese Movie Theater Deal: How mercurial does a country have to be for Hollywood execs to decide it’s too difficult to deal with?

newline.jpgBorn Again: One odd geographical location that’s apparently warming up to cinema is the Vatican. On Nov. 26, New Line Cinema will premiere its $35 million The Nativity Story there. Distributors of Borat totally should have thought of this first.

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Drunk and Hungry: This Chris Barton piece purports LA does actually have non-Dennys options for night owls. But look at the list carefully: NoHo? Orange? Echo Park? What good is a sober-up greasy spoon if you can’t stumble to it from the bar?