| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Amazon.com is ready to join the big picture show.
After proving it can rub elbows with television's elite, the Web giant best known as a one-stop online retail shop announced it is joining the fray to produce and distribute movies. The move follows a...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:35 PM
The amusing "We'll Never Have Paris" bills itself as "based on a true story … unfortunately." That wryly catastrophic tone informs much of this hangdog romantic comedy set at a pivotal point in the longtime relationship of neurotic florist-...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:50 PM
It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix.
Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:10 AM
The Los Angeles premieres of the Broadway hit "If/Then" and the Tony Award-winning "Beautiful — The Carole King Musical" anchor the Pantages Theatre's 2015-16 season, organizers announced Monday.
The theater also will mark its 85th year with two...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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| Jan 20, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Netflix finished off 2014 with better-than-expected subscriber growth as the streaming giant gained users outside the U.S.
The company on Tuesday said it added a total of 4.33 million users in the U.S. and internationally in the three months that...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:53 PM
It's been an epic week for Amazon, Maura Pfefferman and streaming TV.
Two Golden Globes for "Transparent," a daring dramedy starring Jeffrey Tambor on a gender-changing journey from Mort to Maura Pfefferman, got the ball rolling at the televised...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The classic "women's picture," demoted without due consideration in Hollywood filmmaking, gets a complex, vibrant reassessment in "Decor," Egyptian director Ahmad Abdalla's conceptually sophisticated fifth feature. Reflecting on a diverse swath of film...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Amazon is riding high with its righteous Golden Globe wins for its comedy series "Transparent" and a new deal with Woody Allen. And far be it from me to be a downer, but let's all try to keep our heads.
As exciting as television's age of exploration...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:00 PM
"Man Seeking Women," a conceptually lithe new comedy premiering Wednesday on FXX (not to be confused with FX, but you will anyway), stars Jay Baruchel as a man not getting over a breakup.
Clever but with feeling, it's been made with evident care and...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:38 AM
Mashing up Terry Gilliam-like fantasy with early Woody Allen, "Man Seeking Woman" uses the tagline "Love is strange," and as created by Simon Rich based on his short stories, this FXX comedy is indeed that. Starring Jay Baruchel as the lovelorn...