| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The weekend highlights include top dramas, football and Halloween fare. Here are a few programs to keep in mind:
"60 Minutes," 7 p.m. Sunday, CBS
Were Christians killed in the Colosseum? No, according to a Morley Safer report on the CBS news magazine....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Jacob M. "Jack" Schmulowitz, a retired Social Security Administration division chief, died of kidney failure Wednesday at Sinai Hospital. He was 85.
The son of Polish immigrants Julius Schmulowitz, a baker, and Lillie Schmulowitz, a homemaker, Jacob...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking.
These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
It takes a moment. As "Calvary" opens, a small-town Irish priest sits to hear a confession. A few beats have likely come and gone before a viewer realizes that the image isn't cutting away, that the audience is being asked to watch a man listen. It's...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family's posh upper eastside apartment.
Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be.
Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Mark Romanek is eyeing an extended stay at the "Overlook Hotel."
Romanek is in negotiations to direct the prequel to the classic horror movie "The Shining" for Warner Bros., the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. Variety first reported the news.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Mark Romanek is in negotiations to helm Warner Bros.' "Overlook Hotel," a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic "The Shining."
Former "Walking Dead" showrunner Glen Mazzara recently turned in his draft for the original story, with Mythology's Brad...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:00 AM
An exhibition devoted to the German Expressionist cinema of directors such as Fritz Lang, F.W. Murnau and Robert Wiene will open at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in late September for a seven-month run.
"Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The biggest sporting event on Earth is just one of the weekend's highlights. Keep in mind:
Argentina and Germany meet in the World Cup at 3 p.m. Sunday on ABC and Univision. The pre-match coverage starts at 1 p.m. on ABC and at 1:30 p.m. on Univision....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"It's like Comic-Con meets a Bar-Mitzvah" said host Jeff Ross as the Saturn Awards began Thursday night. He might be onto something. Surely there were plenty of genre faves at the Castaway in Burbank to excite the fanboys and auotgraph seekers outside,...