| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:49 PM
The way New York designer Markham Roberts sees the world is large, bold, colorful and highly personalized, a sensitivity he attributes to the most influential person in his life — his late grandmother Harriet Greathouse Cain. In her houses in...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 1:49 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Saturday bought the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Space Shuttle from "2001: A Space Odyssey" at Premiere Props' Hollywood Extravaganza Auction for $344,000.
According to the auction house, the space shuttle is...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:35 AM
The video is like a feverish dream of Los Angeles. Beneath the sprawling, horizontal cityscape, a marching band grooves on an empty field. Young boys drip-dry after a dip in the pool. A woman with a tower of gray hair and a kindly gaze stands before a...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:45 AM
For the artist Karl Lund, the future is yesterday. His dramatic canvasses, roiling with action and color, are built on a fertile foundation of boyhood fascinations with futurist science fiction, comic books and psychedelic posters, but they're also...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:30 AM
The Hollywood Bowl is going especially big — and broad — this summer.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is expected to announce a 2015 lineup that is particularly diverse, in keeping with the Bowl's longtime philosophy of offering a...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
In the early 1990s, writer-director Jim Abrahams was making a big studio comedy about a mission to kill a foreign dictator — and not just any foreign dictator, one the United States had recently gone to war against: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Film critic Roger Ebert once described Sidney Lumet as "one of the finest craftsmen and warmest humanitarians among all film directors." He was an actor's director, known for eliciting nuanced, moving and daring performances and imbuing his films with a...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:24 AM
A year ago, on the Vulture page of New York magazine, film critics David Edelstein and Bilge Ebiri picked their favorite horror films since Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining," i.e., since 1980. Their list included such underseen and welcome titles as "The...
| Dec 31, 2014
Heading into the new year, the local art house scene is as wide-ranging as ever. Offering an alternative to massive studio pictures, the lineup features small indies, old-school classics, documentaries and foreign films. Here's a quick look at some...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:15 AM
It can be a fine line, and a point of much awards-season engineering, to draw the distinction between a supporting performance and a lead. For a role to be placed in the supporting category by no means diminishes its importance to a story or the challenge...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
There's a video on YouTube in which Stephen King describes his first encounter with Stanley Kubrick. "I actually think stories of the supernatural are always optimistic, don't you?" King remembers Kubrick insisting over the phone from England; when...