| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:06 AM
Some final tidbits from backstage at the Oscars 2014:
-- Spike Jonze, clutching his Original Screenplay Oscar for “Her,” said he wasn’t necessarily foretelling the future with his film about a lonely man who falls in love and carries...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
2014 is shaping up to be the Year of Agnes Varda.
This week, the free-spirited French director will receive the Pardo d'onore Swisscom at the Locarno Film Festival, which is just the latest in a series of honors, distinctions, appearances, exhibitions,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:08 PM
With the success of "12 Years a Slave," "Fruitvale Station" and "The Butler," 2013 seemed like a banner year for African Americans in film. But a new study indicates that the movie business still has a long way to go when it comes to representing America'...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 revealed today that the new chief of its filmmaking division, Film4 -- which has backed Oscar-winning pics like Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" -- would be David Kosse, who is...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- David Kosse has been appointed as director of Channel 4's feature filmmaking division Film4.
Kosse joins from Universal Pictures where he is president, international, and will take up his new post on Nov. 1.
Kosse will oversee the...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:40 PM
James Garner, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was tall, handsome and athletic, all qualities that made for longevity as a leading man.
Garner, a native Oklahoman, came to fame on television as the laid-back Bret Maverick in the 1950s western, went...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up.
Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Artist-selected Internet videos, the debut performance of Allora & Calzadilla in L.A., video from artist and director Steve McQueen and artist books and cookies! It's a delicious week in L.A., with lots to do:
Steve McQueen, "Drumroll," at MOCA...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:33 PM
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While thousands were welcoming Lord Stanley’s Cup back to Los Angeles on Monday, not far away others were celebrating the arrival of a new city addition.
Students, teachers, board members...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:20 PM
British video artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen is best known of late for the movie "12 Years a Slave," which won the Academy Award for best picture this year and earned him an Oscar nomination for directing. A much earlier and more experimental work...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Let's title this, "Beauty and the Beast 2.0."
First, the beautiful part …
Since 1990, People magazine has named a Tinseltown A-lister its "Most Beautiful Person." For the honor's silver anniversary, the pop-culture bible anointed Lupita Nyong'o...