| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has plucked an established figure from the art museum world who has extensive knowledge of cinema to lead its highly anticipated $300-million movie museum.
Kerry Brougher, a veteran art curator who...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:30 AM
I imagine that I know what it’s like to be abducted by aliens.
Or to leap out of a speeding jet while tripping on acid.
With only two weeks left before the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's James Turrell retrospective closes, I squeaked into...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:44 AM
As fans filtered into the Riviera on Thursday for a sold-out Kraftwerk concert, they were handed cardboard 3-D glasses. Followers of the group – so revered for its ahead-of-its-time music and image – might’ve expected something a...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The late fashion designer and model L'Wren Scott, who was found dead in an apparent suicide Monday, was best known for her work on the runway, and for her long romantic relationship with rock star Mick Jagger. Over the course of her career, though,...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
We're 13 days away from the Oscars, which means we're about 13 days and 10 seconds away from the first tweet complaining about the show.
But why wait?
Let's be clear: We're not wishing failure on this year's Oscar telecast or predicting that host...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Oswald Morris, a renowned British cinematographer who won an Academy Award for the 1971 musical "Fiddler on the Roof" and who was known for his innovative color work on films such as "Moulin Rouge," has died. He was 98.
Morris died Monday at his home in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thanks to learned scientists, I've discovered that I suffer from a mental problem afflicting millions of Americans.
It's not really a disease. It's more like a peculiarity, one that irritates polite society yet may be corrected with surgery to the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Siri, meet Scarlett.
Hollywood has always shown the way to the future. It's a little known fact that, for decades, the bigscreen inspired many forward-looking technologies long before their day. (The reverse has also been true: Steven Spielberg asked his...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Matthew Modine's photograph of Stanley Kubrick's director's chair and Tony Bennett's impressionist-inspired painting of Central Park are among the artworks donated by artists this year to the Tribeca Film Festival to be handed out to the winners of the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Forget preppy stripes, poppy brights and in-your-face logos. Coach has a brand new bag -- and creative director, who is putting an edgier, more streetwise spin on the classic American label.
British designer Stuart Vevers ushered in a new era for the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What do directors Fritz Lang, Stanley Kramer, Preston Sturges, Stanley Kubrick, Sam Peckinpah, Alain Resnais, Ang Lee, Wim Wenders and Peter Watkins have in common?
They're all filmmakers who made their reputations by taking the movies to new places,...