LAT in 90 Seconds

cllint.jpgTwo Sides To Every Story, But Only One Statue: Letters from Iwo Jima, the tails side of Clint Eastwood’s Flags of Our Fathers, is apparently just as brilliant — which could mean the two movies go up against each other in the Oscar race.

kevinsmith.jpgProf. Kevin Smith: The guy behind many profitable films is teaching UCLA students how to become the guy behind many short-form ventures of questionable profitability.

tarses.jpgJaime Tarses Speaks: Pimping a new show she’s co exec-producing, Jaimie Tarses grants an interview to the LAT in which she speaks about life as the former glass-ceiling crasher of network TV. Tarses has avoided press (She’s had some lame-ass press, so you can’t really blame her). And given the anemic premise of the show — a tomboy! with guy friends! who talks like real women talk! — this might be the last interview you read with her in a while.