| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Ned Benson has had a pretty typical life toiling on the Hollywood assembly line. Relocating to Los Angeles after graduating from Columbia in 2001, the former English major and aspiring filmmaker placed a few scripts on the industry's coveted Black List...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
TELLURIDE, Colo. — Many sequences in Steve McQueen's new movie, "12 Years a Slave" — the true story of a free black man kidnapped in 1841 and sold to Southern plantation owners — were emotionally exhausting to film. But the British...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
When the Toronto International Film Festival announced its high-profile premieres on Tuesday, the lineup was filled with the expected prestige — an adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize-winning work starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts ("August: Osage...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Chuck Palahniuk is penning a follow-up to his hit novel “Fight Club,” which was famously adapted into the 1999 David […]...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Ava DuVernay has proved that there is little she can't do. The publicist-turned-writer-director-distributor who was just invited into the Motion Picture Academy has already directed two micro-budgeted films that have garnered her critical acclaim: 2011'...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:05 AM
I could drink rosé all summer. And it’s not only me. Rosé is no longer the introductory wine for people who fear or aren’t really sure if they like wine. Why do you think White Zinfandel used to be such a big seller?
Now, though, rosé is...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At the moment, it's still just a construction site located at the tony intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Canon Drive in Beverly Hills.
But come this fall, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is expected to finally open its doors...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Randell Makinson, a forceful advocate for preservation of the rambling Greene & Greene bungalows that came to be seen as graceful emblems of early 20th century California, has died. He was 81.
His death at his Pasadena home on Tuesday was caused by...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:15 PM
World premieres of movies from Eli Roth, Lucky McKee and Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto will populate the Midnight Madness section at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.
Organizers announced late Monday that “The Green Inferno,&...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Brad Pitt's “World War Z” has become the actor’s highest-grossing film.
The apocalyptic thriller has earned more than $500 million worldwide, Paramount reports, making it Pitt’s biggest box office smash, topping his 2004...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The animated film "Despicable Me 2" has been denied a release in China, a spokesperson for distributor Universal Pictures has confirmed.
The 3-D movie, a sequel to the 2010 hit, has grossed $584 million worldwide. And it has been a huge success...