| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has announced its 2014 Art + Film Gala, set to take place on November 1, honoring artist Barbara Kruger and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.
"LACMA is the intersection of art and film in Los Angeles," said Michael Govan,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:19 PM
"Terminator 2" told us that "The future's not set. There's no fate but what we make for ourselves." That said, we can't imagine what could happen between now and Judgment Day that would account for the curiously spelled title "Terminator: Genisys,"...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:45 AM
T.S. Eliot deemed April the cruelest month in his poem “The Waste Land,” but, when it comes to movies, August can be pretty brutal too. This month has long had a reputation as a kind of cinematic island of misfit toys stranded between the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Quentin Tarantino will share the spotlight with visual artist Barbara Kruger as the honorees at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Art + Film gala in November.
The fourth annual event is once again being chaired by museum trustee Eva Chow and...
| Sep 12, 2014
It takes a certain mind-set to want to bring about the end of the world. For Richard Sammel, the German […]...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A principled young prosecutor in post-WWII Germany uncovers inconvenient truths about his country's recent past in "Labyrinth of Lies," an intelligent and arresting fact-based drama that plays like a more streamlined version of the high-minded, blunt-...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:30 AM
At this stage in his gracefully ascending career, Daniel Brühl has emerged as that rare yet sometimes undervalued cinematic bird, the problem solver. He's clearly made a name among directors as a can-do performer; it's hardly coincidence that he can...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:40 AM
To make "The Book Thief," the screen adaptation of Markus Zusak's novel about a young girl who develops a passion for books amid the chaos of World War II-era Germany, the filmmakers might have shot somewhere in Eastern Europe with generous tax credits...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Among the 25 or so awards to be handed out at Sunday's Oscars will be the prize for documentary short. One of the less recognized categories at the annual ceremony, the doc short field this year contains a certain newsworthiness because of the inclusion...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:52 PM
As the Academy Awards approach, the various guild awards and critics groups' honors often provide insight into prevailing Oscar sentiments. In this year's race for Oscar gold, however, momentum has repeatedly swung back and forth among what might be...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:12 PM
When he’s not dropping albums, fathering babies with reality-show celebrities or feeling uneasy about answering questions, Kanye West has another pursuit: supplying songs to popular movies.
He’s long been a favorite of music supervisors:...