| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With a calendar date falling just as studios are desperately trying to secure some awards-season traction for their Oscar hopefuls, the AFI Fest has no trouble booking its share of glamorous galas and high-profile events. This year's festival, which...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:05 AM
If you're a studio hoping your film has a shot during awards season, chances are you've already premiered the movie to an elite audience by now. With Sundance, Telluride, Toronto and other festivals, there are plenty of opportunities to unveil an Oscar...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"Let's sit inside," Agnès Varda proposed. "We'll have a kick."
Lifting her cane, the mother of French New Wave cinema began shuffling across the floor of the gallery at the Broad Contemporary Museum at LACMA.
Her destination, a few paces away, was her...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Kings of Leon, Vampire Weekend and Queens of the Stone Age top the lineup for the first night of this year’s KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas benefit shows scheduled for Dec. 7 and 8 at the Shrine Auditorium.
Rounding out the bill are Arctic...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:17 AM
She roared, and her fans listened.
Katy Perry entered the Billboard 200 chart at No. 1 on Wednesday with her third album, "Prism," which last week sold 286,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
That's the largest one-week total for a female...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Katy Perry claimed the No. 1 slot on the U.S. album chart this week with the biggest tally for a female artist to date this year.
Pumped by the No. 1 single "Roar," the California pop singer's Capitol set "Prism" debuted at the top with out-of-the-box...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Brooklyn Allman understands why people with an interest in rock ‘n’ roll history get a little anxious when they find out she’s not using her actual first name, Layla.
Why would a singer with a blood connection to one of the great...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 9:18 AM
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
"Django Unchained" (The Weinstein Company)
"Flight" (Paramount Pictures)
"Red Tails" (Lucasfilm)
"Tyler Perry's Good Deeds" (Lionsgate)
Actor in a Motion Picture...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:11 AM
The summer TV season gets in full gear this June, with so many new and returning series, specials and movies premiering I am not even sure where to start. AMC has resurrected "The Killing" (June 2) for a third season. The final seasons of "Burn Notice"...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Sacha Baron Cohen is welcome at the Oscars, as long as he doesn't show up in "The Dictator" drag on the red carpet. Rumors swirled Tuesday that Sacha Baron Cohen would come to the Oscars as Gen. Aladeen from "The Dictator."...