| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:18 PM
[Update: DreamWorks Animation has hired Dawn Taubin to be its new marketing chief, sources close to the studio say. A release formally announcing her new job is expected this afternoon.]
Veteran movie marketing executive Dawn Taubin is a leading...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On a recent installment of TBS' "Conan" with Conan O'Brien, sidekick Andy Richter was sent to Santa Fe, N.M., for the press junket for "The Lone Ranger," but stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer had better things to do than talk to him.
Perhaps that was...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
An international trailer for “Star Trek Into Darkness” has been released, whetting appetites with juicy plot points from the film, ......
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:42 AM
If the latest trailer for J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated “Star Trek Into Darkness” is any indication, the film looks to ......
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Nearly half a century ago, Frank W. Abagnale Jr. became one of the world's most skilled impostors, using charm and false paperwork to weasel his way into prestigious careers.
Starting Tuesday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, attendees at the...
| Jun 9, 2013
What do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse?
Go for some Shakespearean magic.
That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
| Jun 18, 2013
The show: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven.
What makes it special?: It's a new collaboration by the Bristol Old Vic and South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, the creators of the international hit...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:05 PM
New York's Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is looking to go bi-coastal and will make its Los Angeles debut in April with a production of "Slipping," starring Seth Numrich, at the Elephant Stages' Lillian Theatre in Hollywood.
The Rattlestick is a...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Those who have seen Steven Spielberg's excellent cinematic version of "War Horse" and are planning to catch the stage production at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts may be wondering how on earth live theater can duplicate the splendor and throat-...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced on Thursday its nominations for its 2012 awards. Leading the way, with five nominations each, were productions of August Wilson's "Jitney," "Silence! The Musical" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot."...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:21 PM
One hundred and one years ago, D.W. Griffith gave us "The Musketeers of Pig Alley," often credited as the first gangster film, and once sound came in, nothing hooked movie audiences during the early 1930s more reliably than Edward G. Robinson or James...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The new year is upon us, and three local theater companies will be getting it off to a rousing start this weekend.
South Coast Repertory is opening a play with the unprintable title of "The [Expletive] With the Hat." It's described as a comedy about the...