| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Iranians have been portrayed on the big screen as pre-Revolution radicals in “Argo,” scary, bare-chested villains in “300” and video game characters come to life in “Prince of Persia.”
While these depictions can be...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Shohreh Aghdashloo, the first Iranian actress to be nominated for an Academy Award, will be honored at the sixth Noor Iranian Film Festival, which takes place Oct. 18-24.
Aghdashloo, who earned a supporting actress Oscar nomination for 2003's "House...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Actress Shohreh Aghdashloo will receive the Noor Iranian Film Festival's Achievement Award at the Skirball Cultural Center on Oct. 24, the fest's closing night.
Aghdashloo, who stars in "Silk," a short film screening during the festival (pictured above),...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The Los Angeles Public Library has been obsessing over “Moby Dick” lately, with celebrity readings, discussions, scientific studies, family days, film screenings and whatnot.
Its “Whatever Happened to Moby Dick?” will now wind...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Jun 1, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Iranian American actress Shohreh Aghdashloo, who earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in "House of Sand and Fog" (2003), writes about her life journey from Tehran under siege to Hollywood in her new memoir, "The Alley of Love and Yellow...
| May 4, 2013
| 2:56 PM
In a move to expand the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences membership's involvement in Oscar voting, the organization announced Saturday during its first general membership meeting that it will allow all members to vote in the foreign-language...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:30 AM
RedEye has an exclusive sneak peek of Monday's all-new episode of "The Mob Doctor" in which Dr. Grace Devlin (Jordana Spiro) lands in another ethical fix.
The clip alludes to Grace's fight to save critically ill Sara Anderson (guest star Laura...
| Aug 14, 2012
0.5 stars (out of four)
Take the remarkably disingenuous “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” then replace the exploitation of 9/11 with an insulting adoption fairy tale—and you’ve got “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,&...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 9:16 AM
"The Odd Life of Timothy Green" is odd indeed. It comes from writer-director Peter Hedges of "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?" and other pictures, and in pleasing ways as well as some dubious ones, Hedges ranges all over the place in his expansion of a story...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In at least one respect, this yearâs Emmys were much more colorful than last year's. CBSâ broadcast of the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards came under fire due to what critics called a noticeable lack of cultural diversity. Almost all the......
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:36 PM
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