| 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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Over the years, Hollywood’s Black List has developed a reputation for showcasing the bold and the quirky: unproduced scripts that went on to become left-field hits like “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Juno” -- or, like the drunk-...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Guillermo del Toro's couch gag for “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV” is nothing less than a love letter to […]...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will honor Benedict Cumberbatch with the Britannia Award for British artist of the year at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards on Nov. 9 at the Beverly Hilton.
The 37-year-old ...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Stanley Kubrick's first feature, the rarely seen 1953 existential war movie "Fear and Desire," will be going out globally to 75 countries via iTunes following a deal struck with Apple by Italo specialty label Raro Video, marking a rare case of a vintage...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:01 PM
It was no accident that British makeup artist Stuart Freeborn resembled his most famous movie creation — Yoda, the wrinkled, ancient sage from the "Star Wars" films.
"I looked at myself in the mirror and decided that I was comic, with all these...
| Feb 23, 2013
While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article:
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S.
Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:42 AM
It was a concert that opened with an act of contrition and closed with a robed church choir paving the road to a celebration. In between there was fake blood, pretend guns, the return of the infamous conical bra, whiffs of sadomasochism and poison-...
| Jun 2, 2013
Summer is my favorite season — always has been. Partly, it's the light: slow and thick, like a glaze of honey spread across the world. Partly, it's the heat, which I feel in my joints, making me imagine I was loose-limbed again.
But more than...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:51 PM
In his 1955 novel “Lolita,” Vladimir Nabokov gave us some of the most vivid and visual prose writing that the English language has ever known. It comes as little surprise, therefore, to learn that he had some very precise ideas about what...