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  • Ethan Hawke on life, films and experimenting

     Ethan Hawke on life, films and experimenting
    If you think you've had an eventful year, consider the one Ethan Hawke is having. Since 2014 began, Hawke has unveiled the 12-year epic "Boyhood," shot the drone drama "Good Kill," prepared for the release of his sci-fi picture "Predestination" and has...
  • Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series

    Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series
    Premium movie channel Epix and the Los Angeles Times have teamed up to co-produce a new series featuring interviews with award-contending film actors and directors. The five-part series, called "Hollywood Sessions," debuts on Epix at 8 p.m. Dec. 8....
  • Oscars 2015: 'Godzilla,' 'Interstellar' among 10 VFX contenders

    Summer blockbusters made a strong showing on the shortlist of visual effects Oscar contenders announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday, claiming six of the 10 spots. They are "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Transformers: Age of...
  • Hilary Swank: 'I choose characters who don't care about their wrinkle'

    Hollywood's a place where style trumps substance, where good looks are appreciated more than anything else. Hilary Swank defies that thinking with a vengeance. She's never worried about how she looks in a film; she's consumed by how much depth she can...
  • New books offer snapshots of fame, fashion, felines and fantasy

    New books offer snapshots of fame, fashion, felines and fantasy
    "Hollywood Cats" (ACC Distribution, $45) When the Hollywood studios took over the wilds of Los Angeles in the 1930s, the backlots, soundstages and production offices became a playground for stray kittens and cats. More than tolerated, they were...
  • NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!' raises stakes with flashier set, bolder cast

    In a soundstage on a particularly desolate patch of Long Island, Allison Williams is dangling in the dark from a 25-foot harness. The "Girls" star floats stealthily above a brightly lighted bedroom where a make-believe family belts out the "Peter Pan"...
  • Pa. Playhouse relives heyday of radio

    Pa. Playhouse relives heyday of radio
    Travel back to Christmas Eve 1946 when radio was king. Pennsylvania Playhouse has been transformed into a 1940s-style radio station for "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," based on the beloved 1946 film produced and directed by Frank Capra....
  • Oscar race shapes up for best director, cinematography nominees

    Since the film academy began handing out the best director Oscar in 1929, you can count the number of women who have been nominated on one hand — Lina Wertmüller for "Seven Beauties" (1976), Jane Campion for "The Piano" (1993), Sofia Coppola for...
  • Ann McFeatters: A holiday wish list for our friends in Washington

    WASHINGTON 'Tis the season for catalogues. Tons of them. And although our politicians have not been kind and considerate to us this past year, here are some gift suggestions for some of them. For Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., the Senate's most passionate...
  • Idina Menzel concert tickets for Orlando show on sale Friday

    Good news for the throngs of "Frozen" fans in Central Florida: Idina Menzel, singer of the hit Disney film's ubiquitous "Let it Go," will give a concert in Orlando. Tickets for the July 25 concert at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts go on...
  • 'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz

    'Tomorrowland' director Brad Bird buys in Los Feliz
    Brad Bird, director and producer of the upcoming Disney adventure film “Tomorrowland,” and his wife, Elizabeth, have purchased a home in Los Feliz for $4.05 million. The seller of the pedigreed residence designed by architect John William...