| Aug 27, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A quarter-century after "Batman" ushered in the era of Hollywood mega-tentpoles -- hollow comicbook pictures manufactured to enthrall teens and hustle merch -- a penitent Michael Keaton returns with the comeback of the century, "Birdman or (The Unexpected...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:51 AM
An organic, rebellious, off-the-grid scruffiness has always been one of the main attractions (along with the free beer) of the annual arty gathering known as Night Owl Market in Flagler Village. So when this year’s invitation indicated the event&...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Robert Taylor Jr., and Camille Haviland thought they were being safe — within the bounds of their dangerous heroin habit, that is.
Having bought from a new dealer, Taylor tried just one capsule instead of his usual three or four. Haviland left...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
If you do it right, film criticism is a lonely job. But some films make it lonelier than others. Films like "Boyhood."
For just about every other critic in America, "Boyhood" has been the opposite experience, a chance to join in an unprecedented...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Pulp Fiction" star Uma Thurman, who appeared as failed actress Mia Wallace in Quentin Tarantino's 1994 cult classic, is helping bring the film to life for one lucky fan and 55 of their closest friends. Thurman is auctioning off a night to watch a private...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Opening with a literal bang and filled with jaw-dropping twists, "Jackpot" alternates between the investigation of a messy crime scene at stripper bar/porn shop Pink Heaven and flashbacks showing how witness/suspect Oscar (Kyrre Hellum) wound up there,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
David Suchet investigates the death of a pope in "The Last Confession" at the Ahmanson Theatre, Homer’s Odyssey is the inspiration for “Penelope” at Rogue Machine, and the fifth annual Hollywood Fringe Festival takes over local stages....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Diane Kruger, style icon extraordinaire, was honored at an intimate dinner Monday night in Beverly Hills, hosted by Munich-based luxury fashion e-tailer MyTheresa.com.
Kruger is MyTheresa’s July cover girl, modeling designer fashions in a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Malibu Playhouse gets magical with the world premiere of "Flim-Flam: Houdini and the Hereafter," and Anteaus Company gets tragical with the "The Curse of Oedipus."
The Hollywood Fringe Festival Fifth annual event featuring over 100 new plays, revivals,...
| 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 6, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Samuel L. Jackson, who gave moviedom one of its most memorable hit men via "Pulp Fiction's" Jules Winnfield, may be getting his hands dirty again.
The actor is in talks to play a feared assassin opposite Kevin Hart in Screen Gems' action-comedy "The...