| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
METAIRIE, La. — In the summer of 1992, an aspiring filmmaker named Craig Borten drove from Los Angeles to Dallas to see a man named Ron Woodroof. Borten was just a few years out of Syracuse University and didn't know what kind of movies he wanted to...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 8:59 AM
The porn industry suffered a defeat Friday when a federal judge rejected its contention that requiring adult film performers to wear condoms is unconstitutional.
The ruling involved implementation of the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Some critics of the adult film industry are pointing to the latest HIV scare as further evidence that condoms should be required on set.
The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:41 AM
The adult film industry has called a nationwide moratorium on production after an actress tested positive for HIV.
The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that a 28-year-old actress...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Matthew Vaughn was shocked to learn early last year that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., the domestic distributor of his 2010 superhero movie "Kick-Ass," wasn't interested in a sequel.
The quirky, R-rated "Kick-Ass" had grossed $101 million worldwide...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
TEHRAN — A spat over the possible reopening of a shuttered film institute is pitting Iran's culture overseers against an alliance of moviemakers and cinema buffs emboldened by the victory of moderate Hassan Rouhani in June's presidential balloting....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At the Candy Lady shop in Albuquerque, customers can chose from 20 flavors of fudge, a wall of licorice, handmade chocolates and bags of blue-tinged crystals made of rock candy.
Owner Debbie Ball calls it "Breaking Bad Candy" after the show that,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:59 AM
As a teenager in the 1960s, Cheryl Boone Isaacs would often spend summers visiting her older brother, an advertising and publicity executive at United Artists in New York City. He would leave her in a screening room to watch movies all day long, fueling...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:24 PM
They may not be as well known as Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn, but the top stars of India's film industry are coming to Hollywood -- in wax form.
Madame Tussauds Hollywood will unveil five new figures Thursday in its traveling exhibit focusing on...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:12 AM
A trade association for the adult entertainment industry says there's no indication that a porn performer who tested positive for HIV was infected on set.
The Free Speech Coalition, a national trade association for the adult entertainment industry,...
| Aug 20, 2013
Re “Film tax credits rip off states,” Column, Aug. 4
Michael Hiltzik raised some good points but left out many important facts about the success of California's Film and Television Incentive Program.
He raised questions on how we...