| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Since taking the Telluride and Toronto film festivals by storm in the early fall, "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" have dominated the Oscar conversation. Three months of screenings and cocktail receptions and glad-handing have done little to alter the...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Dailey Pike didn’t come to Los Angeles in 1979 to make documentary movies. His life was stand-up comedy; he was on a first-name basis with Jay Leno and Arsenio Hall. He warmed up TV audiences for shows like “Cheers,” “The Drew...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:35 PM
It's a baby-girl gladiator for "Scandal" star Kerry Washington!
The actress, who plays White House fixer Olivia Pope on the ABC drama, welcomed a daughter with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, TMZ reported Friday, with People confirming the news.
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The world premiere of Quentin Tarantino's staged reading of his latest script, a post-Civil War western, "The Hateful Eight," is raw, ragged, raucous, riveting. And, as Tarantino promises when the evening presented by Film Independent begins around 8,...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Not long after an irate Quentin Tarantino let it be known in January that he wouldn't be making his planned ensemble western "The Hateful Eight" due to the script leaking online, the director began to hedge on that vow. The comments reinforced many...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:22 PM
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| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Quentin Tarantino is going unplugged.
Having shelved plans to produce his script for the western "The Hateful Eight" after it was leaked online, the filmmaker will give fans a chance to experience it in the form of a live reading at LACMA on April 24....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Two weeks ago, we could only preview the coming attraction of the Ballet Theater of Maryland's full-length production of "Swan Lake."
Now, after seeing its debut performance last weekend, it's safe to say artistic director Dianna Cuatto has made good on...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Twenty years ago, film critic Danny Peary released a wonderful book called "Alternate Oscars," which compared his own choices for Best Picture, Actor and Actress to the Academy's for every year from 1928 to 1991. Not surprisingly, he agreed with Best...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Hollywood Boulevard was quiet on the Monday morning after the Oscars. The parties were over, the limos were gone, and the only people in the street were crew members taking down displays and picking up trash.
But 3,000 fans were lined up outside the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:00 PM
"The Hateful Eight" is bold work by an artist pushing himself to the creative edge as he devises a Rubik's Cube of contradictions for his audience.
I'm not supposed to know this yet.
That I have an opinion about an unmade movie is because of the...