Josh Rottenberg

Writer

Josh Rottenberg covers the film business for the Los Angeles Times. He previously worked as a senior writer at Entertainment Weekly, and his work has also appeared in the New York Times, Fast Company, Details and other publications. A graduate of Harvard University, he has played laser tag with Gary Coleman, taken a road trip in a snow storm with Will Ferrell, smoked a peace pipe with Lisa Bonet, and conducted a career-spanning interview with Kermit the Frog.

Recent Articles

  • 'Hidden Figures' triumphs at the holiday weekend box office, while Affleck and Scorsese fizzle

    'Hidden Figures' triumphs at the holiday weekend box office, while Affleck and Scorsese fizzle

    In an unusually crowded Martin Luther King Jr. weekend box-office race, a strong group of holdovers managed to fend off an underperforming crop of new and expanding films featuring some of the industry’s biggest names. The inspirational drama “Hidden Figures” took the top spot for the second week...

  • 'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

    'Star Wars: Episode VIII'

    ‘The Young Pope,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ and more ‘Star Wars’: 2017 Movie and Television Preview Jan. 16, 2017, 1:30 a.m. Each winter gives way to spring, to hope eternal, to new movies and TV shows to watch while ignoring the fresh flowers and summer breezes and changing foliage of the unforgiving outdoors....

  • 'Blade Runner 2049'

    'Blade Runner 2049'

    ‘The Young Pope,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ and more ‘Star Wars’: 2017 Movie and Television Preview Jan. 16, 2017, 1:30 a.m. Each winter gives way to spring, to hope eternal, to new movies and TV shows to watch while ignoring the fresh flowers and summer breezes and changing foliage of the unforgiving outdoors....

  • 'Alien Covenant'

    'Alien Covenant'

    ‘The Young Pope,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ and more ‘Star Wars’: 2017 Movie and Television Preview Jan. 16, 2017, 1:30 a.m. Each winter gives way to spring, to hope eternal, to new movies and TV shows to watch while ignoring the fresh flowers and summer breezes and changing foliage of the unforgiving outdoors....

  • Rebooted Green Lantern franchise moving forward at Warner Bros. and DC

    Rebooted Green Lantern franchise moving forward at Warner Bros. and DC

    As Warner Bros. moves into the next phase of expansion of its DC Comics cinematic universe, the studio has tapped screenwriters David Goyer and Justin Rhodes to take a fresh crack at one of the most famous DC characters: Green Lantern. Goyer and Rhodes will write the script for “Green Lantern Corps,”...

  • A celebration of Hollywood as 'La La Land' sweeps and the industry licks its post-election wounds

    A celebration of Hollywood as 'La La Land' sweeps and the industry licks its post-election wounds

    Golden Globes 2017 updates: What 'La La Land's' sweep means for the Oscar race; Meryl Streep's big speech and other memorable moments Jan. 9, 2017, 2:32 p.m. The Golden Globes have wrapped with "La La Land" breaking records and "Moonlight" winning for drama. But the night was filled with so much...

  • It's a 'La La' landslide at the 74th Golden Globes as the Emma Stone-Ryan Gosling musical sweeps

    It's a 'La La' landslide at the 74th Golden Globes as the Emma Stone-Ryan Gosling musical sweeps

    Coming into Sunday night’s Golden Globes ceremony, there were two big questions. Would the awards do anything to dramatically shake up an Oscars race that has been largely dominated thus far by three front-runners: “La La Land,” “Moonlight” and “Manchester by the Sea”? And would liberal-leaning Hollywood...

  • 《爱乐之城》将第74届金球奖变为舞台,斯通、高斯林音乐剧横扫多项大奖

    《爱乐之城》将第74届金球奖变为舞台,斯通、高斯林音乐剧横扫多项大奖

    金球奖颁奖典礼于周日晚间举办, 为人们带来两个重要的问题。它是否会戏剧性地动摇奥斯卡的选择目前领跑奥斯卡的有《爱乐之城》、《月光男孩》、《海边的曼彻斯特》这三部影片。 另外, 倾向于自由派的好莱坞是否会利用其盛大的晚会, 表达忠实而明确地立场, 反对候选总统特朗普? 答案是: 不会, 应该不会。另外, 对, 的确如此。 出人意料的大选结果诞生过后, 业内或许试图进行自我安慰。也许是适应了这一点, 在比佛利希尔顿酒店举办的第74届金球奖颁奖礼, 成为浪漫欢快的音乐剧《爱乐之城》的晚间舞台。该剧是一封写给好莱坞的情书, 被认为是今年奥斯卡最佳影片的热门。 影片获得七项提名中的七个奖项,...

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