| Mar 1, 2009
If I ran the NEA, I would immediately dismantle all "artist" grants (solely because I've never been offered one myself) and use that money to create more diverse arts programs for inner-city schools. Just kidding. I'd definitely dismantle the grants...
| Mar 28, 2010
Southern California is famous for being ahead of the national curve -- in styles, fads and unenviable crises. And right now, the region's largest institutional theaters are serving as a crystal ball for leadership concerns affecting nonprofit theaters...
| Feb 24, 2008
Two South Africans, desperate to escape the impoverished futility of their lives, break into the home of an aging academic who walks in on them as they're ransacking the place for money. A pair of wealthy scions with off-the-charts IQs and a perverse...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
On the red carpet Sunday, âLostâ star Matthew Fox let it drop that his career plans will take him to London in the spring to appear in a play that he didn't name. Apparently, it's not the first time heâs......
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The organizers of the Ford Theatres have selected three Los Angeles theater companies to present plays during the 2010-11 season of the [Inside] the Ford play series. Among the productions will be a world premiere drama plus the local premieres......
| Sep 17, 2008
Lakeview Terrace is a slow-burn thriller punched up by the hot-button issues it is built on.
Well acted and tautly directed, it's a movie whose juice is its realism, the easily recognizable situation, the paranoia that any homeowner can identify with....
| Oct 3, 2008
A crime thriller heavily laced with violence and cruelty, John Pollono's "Razorback" is a trendy new black comedy for a post-"Sopranos" mind-set. Fine performances in a handsomely staged premiere production from Rogue Machine show much promise in a script...
| May 4, 2008
THE trailers for "The Dark Knight" have shown quite a bit of Heath Ledger's scabbier, surlier reinvention of the Joker (think of Malcolm McDowell's thug from "A Clockwork Orange" but with kelp-colored hair, scars and a hyena laugh), but the producers have...
| Jul 2, 2008
| 11:00 AM