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  • Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years

    Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years
    Imagine your dream grandpa: He's the best storyteller. Dotes on your grandma. Has plenty of sage wisdom to share. Calls you "cutie." Oh, and he's also Big Bird. That's basically Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old puppeteer who has played the 8-foot-...
  • LAFF 2014: A cross-cultural mystery in 'Man From Reno'

    LAFF 2014: A cross-cultural mystery in 'Man From Reno'
    A world premiere and entrant in the narrative competition at this year's Los Angeles Film Festival, "Man From Reno" is a detective mystery of cross-cultural cross-purposes. The fifth feature directed by 32-year-old filmmaker Dave Boyle sees him...
  • Film Review: 'Trouble Dolls'

    Actresses and friends Jess Weixler and Jennifer Prediger make a largely inauspicious debut as filmmakers with "Trouble Dolls," a scattered portrait of codependent female friendship and the challenges of maintaining artistic integrity and coping with...
  • 'Dear White People,' It's OK to Laugh, Says Director Justin Simien at L.A. Film Festival

    Wednesday's Los Angeles premiere of "Dear White People" evoked a mix of raucous laughter and uncomfortable silences on the next-to-last night of the Los Angeles Film Festival. The screening at L.A. Live's Regal, five months after the comedy-drama's...
  • WATCH: 'Dear White People' Trailer Calls Hollywood Out

    After generating plenty of buzz at Sundance earlier this year, the new trailer for Justin Simien's "Dear White People" continues to ask pointed questions of Hollywood, offering some food for thought regarding the portrayal of black characters on the big...
  • LAFF 2014: 'Man From Reno,' Debra Granik win top prizes

    LAFF 2014: 'Man From Reno,' Debra Granik win top prizes
    A fictional detective story and a documentary about a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder took home the top prizes at the closing night of the Los Angeles Film Festival on Thursday. Dave Boyle's “Man From Reno” was given the...
  • LAFF 2014: 'Beyoncé' visual album comes to life at screening

    LAFF 2014: 'Beyoncé' visual album comes to life at screening
    Last December, Beyoncé fans were treated to a sudden surprise: the unannounced release of the star’s self-titled visual album, featuring 14 new songs and 17 new music videos.  “I see music. It’s more than just what I hear,”...
  • 'The Frank Morgan Story' sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival

     'The Frank Morgan Story' sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival
    Frank Morgan was a legendary jazz saxophonist, recording 20 albums and crafting a unique sound that attracted the likes of Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington. But perhaps what's most remarkable is that Morgan accomplished all this while spending 30 years...
  • Alicia Silverstone rolls with the homies at 'Clueless' reunion

    Alicia Silverstone rolls with the homies at 'Clueless' reunion
    Alicia Silverstone and her costars had a "Clueless" reunion at a special screening of the 1995 hit comedy that's credited with launching the phrases "my bad" and "as if" into the mainstream vernacular. The actress, 37, who played blond Beverly Hills...
  • L.A. Film Festival adds 'Train Your Dragon 2,' '22 Jump Street'

    A pair of late-breaking, high-profile additions to the Los Angeles Film Festival have been announced: the animated fantasy-adventure "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and the buddy-cop comedy "22 Jump Street." On June 9, two days before the festival proper...
  • Los Angeles Film Festival: Watch exclusive trailer

    Los Angeles Film Festival: Watch exclusive trailer
    The Los Angeles Film Festival has unveiled a new trailer for this year's fest, paying homage to the diverse creative community that calls the city home and inspires the annual event, now in its 20th year. Debuting exclusively on latimes.com, the trailer...