| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
David Suchet investigates the death of a pope in "The Last Confession" at the Ahmanson Theatre, Homer’s Odyssey is the inspiration for “Penelope” at Rogue Machine, and the fifth annual Hollywood Fringe Festival takes over local stages....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Diane Kruger, style icon extraordinaire, was honored at an intimate dinner Monday night in Beverly Hills, hosted by Munich-based luxury fashion e-tailer MyTheresa.com.
Kruger is MyTheresa’s July cover girl, modeling designer fashions in a...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:13 AM
CANNES, France — "I guess now is as good a time as any to start my 'Nuri Bilge Ceylan for ANT-MAN' campaign," tweeted Istanbul-based critic Ali Arikan the morning after Ceylan's film "Winter Sleep" won the top prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival....
| May 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CANNES -- Talented Lebanese-born filmmaker Ziad Doueiri ("The Attack") is set to make his English-language feature debut with "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," a Michael Werwie-penned psychological thriller. The script made it on to the 2012...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:00 PM
"You are a predictable snotty little journalist that had to take a shot at the Rolling Stones. Overrated? I think not. You, on the other hand, have accomplished nothing in your pathetic little career. Who are you? Just another third-rate . . . writer."...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Hace poco estaba escuchando Abbey Road, de The Beatles, y cuando llegué a "Mean Mr. Mustard" me acordé de que, en el disco de vinilo original que se editó en Argentina, la canción estaba traducida como Significa Mr. Mustard. Por ese entonces yo no hablaba...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Late in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film "Pulp Fiction," Marsellus Wallace — a criminal boss played by Ving Rhames — banishes prizefighter Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) from Southern California, telling him "You lost all your L.A. privileges."...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Film Independent at LACMA closed out its season Thursday with a Live Read of "The Graduate." Director Jason Reitman led the event.
Before the Live Read began, Reitman made an announcement that someone very special was in the packed 600-seat Bing Theatre....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Quentin Tarantino is going unplugged.
Having shelved plans to produce his script for the western "The Hateful Eight" after it was leaked online, the filmmaker will give fans a chance to experience it in the form of a live reading at LACMA on April 24....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — Uma Thurman is bopping around a downtown Asian-fusion restaurant in this city she calls home, having just enthusiastically ordered some of the fried specialties ("I never met a dumpling I didn't like"), her 6-foot-frame and luminous...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:24 AM
There are so many good reasons to bag "The Bag Man." Where to begin?
Director David Grovic, who co-wrote the mobster thriller with Paul Conway, seems to be inspired by the seedy crime-noir sensibility the Coen brothers brought to 1984's cult classic...