| Nov 17, 2011
This fall, theater fans may be in for a little déjà vu: "Carnage," "Ides of March," "A Dangerous Method" and "War Horse" are all films, opening from October through December, that have been adapted from plays. All are also popping up with early buzz,...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:36 PM
"War Horse," Steven Spielberg's second horse in the awards season race, arrives on the heels of his animated film "The Adventures of Tintin." A drama about the special bond between a boy and his horse separated by the horrors of World War I, "War Horse"...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated epic “War Horse" tapped veteran horse trainer Bobby Lovgren....
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:37 AM
The Motion Picture Sound Editors presented its Golden Reel Awards Sunday evening in several feature film categories at a ceremony at the Westin Bonaventure....
| May 23, 2012
| 1:52 PM
There was once an era, before "Twilight" and before "The Hunger Games" — not that long ago, really — when, if you wanted to know what teenage girls were thinking and feeling, few writers had their finger on the pulse better than...
| May 30, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The 2012-13 season at the Ahmanson Theatre will feature Theresa Rebeck's "Seminar," starring Jeff Goldblum, and the U.S. premiere of "Backbeat," a new musical about the origin of the Beatles, based on the 1994 movie.
As previously announced, the...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 7:28 PM
"Clybourne Park," the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy-drama by Bruce Norris, won the Tony for new play.
The critically acclaimed play, which ran at Playwrights Horizons in New York, the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and the Mark Taper...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:56 AM
The Oscar race isn't getting any easier to predict.
This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press unveiled their nominees for the best in film and television in 2011. And while this small group of media generally has little influence over the Oscars, it's...
| Dec 15, 2011
Allow me to begin my take on this morning's Golden Globe nominations with a sigh of relief: the extremely shallow, incredibly exploitative assumed Oscar contender "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," one of the worst movies of the year, received zero...
| Dec 22, 2011
*1/2 (out of four)
“War Horse” deserves every award it receives for Best Horse Actor of the year. Otherwise, this long, broadly sentimental drama from Steven Spielberg plays like the pretty movie you feel you’re supposed to like but...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:00 PM
What gruesome casualty statistics fail to do, a horse made of wire mesh and plywood pulls off with profound simplicity: Joey, the magnificent puppet stallion at the center of"War Horse,"communicates to a broad public the staggering waste of war.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- George Clooney and Meryl Streep appear to be main contenders in the 2012 Hollywood award season after Sunday night's Golden Globes. But the winners of the best film drama actor honors face competition from a silent film star and an...