ENTERTAINMENT

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

View more

SPRING FILM AND TV PREVIEW

Full list of movies

MORE ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

  • 'Shape of Water' takes top prize at politically charged PGA Awards

    'Shape of Water' takes top prize at politically charged PGA Awards

    “The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro’s striking, sensual fantasy film, won the Producers Guild of America’s top honor Saturday night at the PGA Awards, cementing its place as one of the front-runners of this year’s wide-open Oscar best picture race. Del Toro did not attend, with “Shape of Water”...

  • Indie Focus: All Sundance edition from Park City

    Indie Focus: All Sundance edition from Park City

    Hello! I’m Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. This week’s dispatch is coming to you from the elevated altitude of Park City, Utah, at the Sundance Film Festival, where a team of Times journalists are working to bring you the best of...

  • L.A. movie openings, Jan. 26

    L.A. movie openings, Jan. 26

    Jan. 26 A Ciambra Italian coming-of-age drama with Pio Amato. Directed by Jonas Carpignano. Italy's Oscar submission. American Folk Road drama directed by David Heinz. The Campus Horror directed by J. Horton. The Clapper Romantic comedy with Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried, Tracy Morgan. Written and...

  • The week ahead in L.A. theater, Jan. 21-28: Orson Bean, 'Pirates of Penzance' and more

    The week ahead in L.A. theater, Jan. 21-28: Orson Bean, 'Pirates of Penzance' and more

    Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.) and Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.). Openings 8th Annual Company Creation Festival Showcase for unconventional new works by local ensembles, performed in repertory; details at www.sonofsemele.org....

  • The week ahead in L.A. dance, Jan. 21-28: Leilah Broukhim, Circa Contemporary Circus and more

    The week ahead in L.A. dance, Jan. 21-28: Leilah Broukhim, Circa Contemporary Circus and more

    Dejando Huellas (Traces) Flamenco dancer Leilah Broukhim explores her Jewish and Persian heritage in this L.A. premiere. The Soraya Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $33-$78 (818) 677-3000. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo All-male troupe puts a comical,...

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

view full coverage

Awards Season

Read More
  • Calendar Letters: Jerry Van Dyke was made for laughs

    Calendar Letters: Jerry Van Dyke was made for laughs

    Every time I saw Jerry Van Dyke on TV, I smiled. Like the time he received an award. He said, “I’m glad to get this now. I was afraid they were going to wait until I died and give it to me post-humorously.” Reading Robert Lloyd’s appreciation of Jerry Van Dyke [“A Funny Mind of His Own,” Jan. 9]...

  • TV This Week, Jan. 21-27: 'Counterpart,' 'Bellevue' and more

    TV This Week, Jan. 21-27: 'Counterpart,' 'Bellevue' and more

    SUNDAY Super Bowl LII inches ever closer as the Patriots play the Jaguars for the “AFC Championship” and the Eagles battle the Vikings for the “NFC Championship.” Noon CBS; 3:30 p.m. Fox “The Shawshank Redemption’s” Morgan Freeman and his warm, reassuring baritone collect career kudos at the “24th...

  • If our film critic picked the Oscar nominees ...

    If our film critic picked the Oscar nominees ...

    Filling out an Oscar nomination ballot — even a hypothetical one — can be an exercise in purest agony. That turned out to be especially true this year. I remain startled by the sheer quantity and range of great movies and performances I saw in 2017, which made it even harder than usual to settle...

  • Pasadena Symphony musicians avert a strike with new five-year contract

    Pasadena Symphony musicians avert a strike with new five-year contract

    More than a month after members of the Pasadena Symphony and Pops voted to authorize a strike for higher pay, a new five-year labor contract agreement has been reached, the Pasadena Symphony Assn. and American Federation of Musicians Local 47 will announce Friday. The retroactive agreement, which...

  • Susan Bay Nimoy's 'Eve' is one of several Sundance films to focus on 'women of age'

    Susan Bay Nimoy's 'Eve' is one of several Sundance films to focus on 'women of age'

    "It's a once in a lifetime thing," says Susan Bay Nimoy, matter-of-fact and convincing. "It came together as if it was meant to be." Nimoy is sitting in the Bel-Air home she shared for decades with husband Leonard Nimoy talking about "Eve," an honest and quietly affecting short film she wrote,...

  • Compton's Most Vaunted: Who would deserve a spot on a Rosecrans Walk of Fame?

    Compton's Most Vaunted: Who would deserve a spot on a Rosecrans Walk of Fame?

    Incorporated in 1888, the city of Compton (pop. 96,455) has produced a notable volume of hip hop visionaries since the genre’s rise in the 1980s. So many that the rapper known as Problem has long believed Rosecrans Avenue needs a walk of fame to highlight the city’s many achievements. Asked who...

  • Rolling down Rosecrans in Compton, L.A. hip-hop's Main Street

    Rolling down Rosecrans in Compton, L.A. hip-hop's Main Street

    Like Sunset Boulevard and rock or Beale Street and the blues, Compton’s Rosecrans Avenue — described in song by producer-rapper DJ Quik as “a long-ass avenue that goes from the beach to the streets” — conjures a musical essence beyond the pavement itself. If Compton is the heart of L.A. hip-hop,...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
57°