| May 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CANNES -- "Winter Sleep," Nuri Bilge Ceylan's sprawling, character-rich portrait of a self-absorbed Anatolian hotelier and his uneasy relationships with those around him, won the Palme d'Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival on Saturday night. It's...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The longest film in the Festival de Cannes walked off with the biggest prize Saturday night as Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s three-hour and 16-minute “Winter Sleep” took home the Palme d’Or.
Turkish director Ceylan was visibly moved...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
That was the title of one of Frank Sinatra's most popular Reprise albums, back in 1961. (In fact it was his first disc for Reprise after many successful years with Capitol Records.)
Well, there's going to be plenty of Sinatra-style...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Festival de Cannes, a wise man once said, is not just impossible to describe to someone who hasn't been there, it's nearly impossible to describe to someone who has. And that's especially the case this year.
Opening Wednesday night with the...
| May 2, 2014
After the solid hit of 1990's "A Home at the End of the World" — later made into an indie film starring Colin Farrell and Robin Wright — Michael Cunningham stunned the literary world with "The Hours" (1998), which won the Pulitzer Prize for...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, showcasing some 49 features from more than 28 countries, with a combination of high-profile awards hopefuls, Hollywood commercial plays and anticipated directorial debuts.
Here's a look at the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Greta Gerwig, indie pinup girl for "Frances Ha," proves stageworthy playing a sexually needy woman in "The Village Bike." In this dark domestic dramedy, which preemed at the Royal Court in 2011, Brit scribe Penelope Skinner tackles some hot topics, from...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Game of Thrones" may be over for the season, but the summer will have no shortage of bloody scripted TV. The Steven Soderbergh-directed Cinemax drama "The Knick," for which the trailer dropped Tuesday, is one such show that will contribute to the trend....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:39 AM
This weekend’s Surfers for Autism Beach Festival is South Florida at its most authentic and cliché-defying best, a free three-day gathering of music, food trucks and fellowship made special by moments of transcendent joy, watching children and young...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:40 AM
"Hunger Games" fans now have their first taste of "Mockingjay Part 1," the initial installment of the two-part finale to the blockbuster dystopian franchise starring Jennifer Lawrence and based on Suzanne Collins' bestselling young-adult novels.
| May 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
For five decades, retailer Fred Segal has played an integral role in the shopping scene in Los Angeles as a landmark, a destination and a reflection of the city's larger style culture. And for 24 of the retailer's 53 years, native Angeleno John Eshaya was...