| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:09 PM
A former intern for the Los Angeles Clippers has filed a federal lawsuit against the Sterling Family Trust, claiming the team violated labor laws by not paying interns.
Frank Cooper alleges that he regularly logged 40- to 50-hour work weeks as an...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A wave of lawsuits has led some of the biggest Hollywood companies to end their long-standing practice of not paying interns. But there's a high-profile holdout in this labor controversy: the popular horror and comedy studio Lionsgate.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:40 PM
"Birdman" has taken flight, and it could be some time before the Alejandro G. Inarritu-directed black comedy comes back down to earth. The film, which stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up superhero actor struggling to mount a Broadway play, opened the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Andrea Staka's long-awaited follow-up to her award-winning 2006 drama, "Fraulein," is similarly concerned with issues of displacement and belonging, though in "Cure -- The Life of Another," she pairs these feelings with adolescent uncertainty....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Healthy, even heated competition between film festivals is nothing new. Cannes was founded in the late '30s as the French response to Venice. In recent years, Shanghai has felt the heat from the government-backed Beijing, while both SXSW and Tribeca...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Film sets are notoriously wasteful places. Big movies can generate 225 tons of scrap metal, nearly 50 tons of construction and set debris, and 72 tons of food waste.
But Hollywood crews are starting to change their ways — and the results could...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:22 AM
PARK City, Utah -- Comedians who make the successful transition to drama are as common a sight as David Spade on the Academy Awards podium.
But Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader pull off impressive dramatic range and make for a convincing brother-sister...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Fox Searchlight Pictures has lost a key ruling in its long-running legal fight with former interns who worked on 2010's "Black Swan" and other movie productions.
U.S. District Judge William Pauley issued a summary judgment on Tuesday in New York, saying...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:42 AM
After the coffee. Before cleaning five days of mail off my desk.
The Skinny: I've been listening to a lot of Jackson Browne lately. Might explain the somber mood. Anyway, back in Los Angeles after five days in D.C. I'll miss family but not the humidity....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The wails of an infant haunt much of the 13-minute YouTube clip.
On the Internet's dominant video site, recordings of laughing babies, talking twin babies, roller-skating babies long have made for amusing, sure-fire click bait. This case of a crying...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Rather than use a plastic wiffle ball bat like everyone else who faced off against retired Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood Saturday during Woody's Wiffle Ball Classic at Wrigley Field, former WWE Champion CM Punk briefly opted for a folding chair, not unlike...