| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:26 AM
There are all kinds of film festivals and almost every one hands out some sort of award.
But even with virtually every major city on the planet now hosting a trophy-dispensing movie gathering, there's still just one honor that truly matters: the People'...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
TORONTO — Standing ovations for movies playing at the Toronto International Film Festival are as ubiquitous as Benedict Cumberbatch and the food trucks lining the downtown entertainment district. Every film receiving a gala premiere brings the...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Steve McQueen’s period race drama “12 Years A Slave” has taken home the top audience prize for a film at the Toronto International Film Festival, while Jehane Noujaim’s Egypt-set political documentary “The Square” has...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
TORONTO — The entertainment world these days is filled with hyphenates: bubble-gum pop queens trying their hands at acting, film auteurs flocking to cable TV. At the Toronto International Film Festival this year, a different trend was on display, as...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:32 AM
This weekend more than 120 games will be playable on the streets of Culver City as part of IndieCade, a […]...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Two blocks of Rodeo Drive and Brighton Way in Beverly Hills claim to contain the largest concentration of luxury timepieces on the West Coast -- and maybe even outside of Switzerland.
For connoisseurs and novices alike, the city of Beverly Hills and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:39 PM
World premiering Tuesday night at the Toronto International Film Festival is the psychological thriller “Proxy,” about two women whose lives become intertwined in the aftermath of a vicious attack.
Directed and co-written by Zack Parker, the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Actress Sharon Stone and actor/writer/director Jon Favreau will be feted at the 2013 Catalina Film Festival, which takes place Sept. 18-22 on Catalina Island.
Stone ("Basic Instinct," "Casino"), who has led fundraising efforts for such charities as...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Malibu, Calif., where people walk among the display of flags at Pepperdine University’s Alumni Park. Every year, dozens of student and alumni volunteers band together to install the nearly 3,000 flags. Also in...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:56 PM
TORONTO--Paul Haggis divided viewers with his new film "Third Person" when the romantic mystery premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this week.
And that, he said, was the intention.
"When I was making the movie what I said was...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
In early August, a mysterious symbol started appearing in random metropolitan areas. A jumble of letters arranged in a diamond grid, the mark had no discernible message, signature or obvious identifiers. It was distinctive enough to draw notice, though,...