| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Masochism is the chief prerequisite for a private writing seminar with Leonard, the fearsome teacher, writer and editor conducting a mini reign of terror in Theresa Rebeck's Broadway comedy "Seminar," now at the Ahmanson Theatre.
Played by Jeff...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts, indie film fave Parker Posey, Johanna Day (Edward Albee's "Peter and Jerry") and Glenn Fitzgerald (off-Broadway's "This") make up the cast for the world premiere of Will Eno's "The Realistic...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The Academy Award nominations will be announced Jan. 24. So we asked staff who most deserves a nod but will likely be ignored by the Academy.
The dinosaur in"The Tree of Life."It was a tough decision, but he did the right thing.
| May 8, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Moviegoers well-acquainted with Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels’ eyebrow-raising filmic oeuvre may be shocked to learn that his latest movie, “The Butler,” seems, at first blush, rather short on salacious surprises. This from the...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"A Good Day to Die Hard" isn't just the weakest of the "Die Hard" pictures; it's a lousy action movie on its own terms, even without comparing it to the adored 1988 franchise launch starring Bruce Willis as John McClane, the New York cop who's a carnage...
| Jul 13, 2011
J.K. Rowling’s seven critically acclaimed best-selling novels came to a conclusion four years ago this month. And after this weekend, there will be no more new films based on the adventures of Harry Potter and the friends he made at Hogwarts...
| Jul 19, 2011
It begins with a whisper, and the funereal, foreboding tone of its early scenes grab you and tell you that this Potter picture has a high-mindedness that maybe some of the earlier installments did not. Within minutes, I was thinking “Have they got...
| Aug 16, 2011
Shepard Fairey posts photo of himself following assault in Denmark...
| Sep 8, 2011
Neil LaBute and Theresa Rebeck will write a play in real-time on Culture Monster. Readers can choose what Neil LaBute and Theresa Rebeck will write about....
| Sep 8, 2011
David C. Nichols reviews the L.A. premiere of "My Name Is Rachel Corrie" at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum....