| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I abhor violence. As a rookie police reporter years ago I saw the damage guns, knives, broken bottles, metal pipes, hands — humans — can inflict. From the terrifyingly premeditated to the unfortunately accidental, those images still have the...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
'Neil Young Journeys' is the new concert film directed by Jonathan Demme. It's the third collaboration between Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer, songwriter and guitarist Neil Young and filmmaker Jonathan Demme....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Kenny Chesney's song "Makes Me Wonder" from the country singer's new "Welcome to the Fishbowl" album premieres exclusively on the Los Angeles Times' Pop & Hiss music blog. Kenny Chesney is currently on his "Brothers of the Sun" tour with fellow country...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Offspring have a song and video called "Cruising California (Bumpin' in My Trunk)," and Pop & Hiss, on behalf of all of California, would like to apologize....
| May 1, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"Magic Mike," Steven Soderbergh's dramatic comedy set in the world of male strippers, will have its world premiere as the closing night program of the Los Angeles Film Festival next month. The film, which stars Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum,...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 12:19 PM
When Andrew Bird, the celebrated indie-folk musician, asked Xan Aranda to direct a documentary about the final dates of his 2009 concert tour, she wasted no time in answering him.
“I said no,” Aranda recalls from her home in Chicago.
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:17 AM
“There is a town in north Ontario,” begins one of Neil Young’s most famous songs, “Helpless.”
The north-Ontario town is called Omemee, and it’s where Young’s latest movie with director Jonathan Demme begins....
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:27 AM
One of rock music's true icons recounts his life and times en route to Toronto concerts - which wrapped up a world tour - in a classic Crown Victoria with director Jonathan Demme ("The Silence of the Lambs").
The engrossing combination of interview and...
| Oct 5, 2012
When he takes the stage at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Monday, Oct. 8, Andrew Bird no doubt will present himself as the man his audience has come to see: a classically trained musician whose go-to instrument is the violin; an adventurous songwriter with a...
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| Nov 12, 2010
Dino De Laurentiis, the flamboyant Italian movie producer who helped resurrect his nation's film industry after World War II and for more than six decades produced films as diverse as the 1954 Federico Fellini classic "La Strada" and the 1976 remake of...