| Jun 8, 2011
| 4:36 PM
It's not hard to argue that Dengue Fever is the best '60s Cambodian psych-pop band that Los Angeles has ever produced. They formed a decade ago when Cambodian-born dinner house-chanteuse Chhom Nimol auditioned for brothers Zac and Ethan Holtzman, who........
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Elvis Presley's version of 'Blue Moon' was recorded on Aug. 19, 1954, 57 years ago Friday, in Sun Studios in Memphis. Is it his greatest ballad performance?...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 23 - 29 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Oct. 23 - 29 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
| Jun 7, 2011
| 3:28 PM
* * * X-Men: First Class
Directed by Matthew Vaughn. Written by Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz and Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn. With James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Bacon. (PG-13)
“Never forget — mutant...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Celine Danhier's documentary Blank City (now playing at Real Art Ways) got me seeking out the movies of the No Wave filmmakers of the late '70s-early '80s, starting with Amos Poe's Unmade Beds. Here's Deborah Harry and annoying Jean-Pierre Leaud stand-...
| Oct 17, 2010
Animated features have long been the favored medium for telling kid-friendly stories about princesses and cuddly creatures. But if New York-based animator Bill Plympton were to have his way, moviegoers would also see more hand-drawn offerings depicting...
| Jul 1, 2012
Five weeks ago, Matthew James Reilly sat for an elegant dinner at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, on the French Riviera. Around him were acclaimed filmmakers such as Alexander Payne, Michael Haneke and many others, and earlier that evening, Reilly himself...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Early in his career, Dutch musician Jozef van Wissem switched over to the lute after years of playing classical guitar. He decided he would shake things up a bit, however, to make the standard repertoire — French, German, Italian, English and...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:40 AM
I never thought I’d say I wished a film was done by Jim Jarmusch. He’s a good filmmaker that is often overrated by critics.
Peruvian brothers Daniel and Diego Vega made this movie, which won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The L.A. Times is expanding its events for movie lovers with a new, free Indie Focus Screening Series at the Laemmle NoHo 7 theaters starting Aug. 22 with “Robot & Frank.”
Starring Oscar nominee Frank Langella as an aging jewel thief who...
| Jan 28, 2009
When Gregory Nava's "El Norte" opened in U.S. theaters 25 years ago, immigration was less of a political hot-button issue than it is today.
Back then, the mass exodus of refugees from Central American countries such as El Salvador and Guatemala was...
| Jan 26, 2010
Larry "L.A." Johnson, a documentary filmmaker who worked closely with Neil Young for four decades after meeting the Canadian rocker at Woodstock while working on the concert film about the 1969 rock festival, died Thursday at his home in Redwood City,...