| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Composer, teacher and art collector
Henri Lazarof, 81, a prolific composer and teacher who may have been best known for the modern art collection he and his wife amassed, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. The cause was Alzheimer'...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In 2013, television got a lot of love from the appreciation societies, amateur and professional — some say it was the best TV year ever! (Notwithstanding the unprepossessing fall season.) Can 2014 do better? Will it be the fulfillment or the end...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Even after the windfall of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time Presents series of exhibitions in 2013, there's still a significant list of postwar Los Angeles architects and designers whose careers remain underexplored.
Among the most intriguing is the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:57 AM
The authors and screenwriters of "Captain Phillips," "Philomena," "The Spectacular Now," "12 Years a Slave" and "What Maisie Knew" have been nominated for the 26th USC Libraries Scripter Award.
Unlike other feature film awards, the Scripter Award honors...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
But what I really want to do is edit: Film directors nabbed two of the 10 film slots in the 64th annual ACE Eddie Awards nominations. But the biggest news is the near-sweep of "Breaking Bad" in the one-hour TV drama category.
The Eddie Awards split films...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Sean Barker was laid off from his first newspaper job on Christmas Eve in 1992.
Understandably disappointed, he figured that maybe it was time to pursue a new career. By chance, he ran into Bo Kolinsky at the then-Hartford Civic Center at a Fairfield-...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:34 AM
The past few months have been hailed as some of the strongest in modern cinema. But even in a year that saw landmark achievements duly recognized, there were films that didn’t seem to get their share of respect.
With that in mind, we ask, in our...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Ansel Elgort | Actor
Before Ansel Elgort was cast in two of next year's most highly anticipated...
| Dec 23, 2013
A Batavia state football championship first, a new mayor for St. Charles, April floods and more dominated the talk in the Tri-Cities area in 2013. Here's a look at some of the region's top news stories.
Kane County judge rules in favor of District 303...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Marvel is ready to name its next superhero as sources tell Variety that Paul Rudd is in early negotiations to star in "Ant-Man."
Rudd, along with Joseph Gordon Levitt, was considered one of the front-runners for the part, as Variety first reported....
| Dec 21, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Making a sequel to a cherished cultural totem is no easy business, but director Adam McKay and his muse Will Ferrell keep things very classy in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," a modestly less quotable but...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"12 Years a Slave" topped the Alliance of Women Film Journalists awards with six nods, including best film.
The org called out "Last Vegas" for the tongue-in-cheek biggest age gap award and poked fun at "The Counselor." "Her" won for the best depiction...