| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Eiko Ishioka, the celebrated Japanese designer, has died at age 73. Her work included Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Cirque du Soleil's "Varekai" and the movie "Bram Stoker's Dracula," for which she won an Oscar....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Guillermo Del Toro's “Pacific Rim” promises plenty of sci-fi spectacle pitting robots against monsters, but the visceral “Pan's Labyrinth” director, ......
| May 8, 2012
| 9:38 PM
"On the Road" is finally headed to U.S. theaters, completing a journey that began in 1978, when filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola bought the rights to Jack Kerouac's novel. AMC Networks announced its acquisition of U.S. rights to the film "On the Road,"...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Among the films in the lineup of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival are "On the Road," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Cosmopolis" and "7 Days in Havana."...
| Jan 1, 2012
Just before noon on a clear fall day, the Newman stage on the 20th Century Fox lot is alive with bright lights, hovering microphones and a full 105-piece orchestra. It's one of the final scoring sessions for "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,"...
| Jan 28, 2012
As Japan's preeminent graphic designer and art director in the 1970s and early '80s, Eiko Ishioka helped build her reputation by heading media campaigns for Parco, a major boutique shopping complex chain.
But instead of focusing on fashion or other...
| Aug 5, 2012
Sandi Tan's past is teeming with ghosts. The Pasadena-based filmmaker-turned-novelist isn't a "seer" herself — she's a self-described scaredy-cat and doesn't particularly enjoy supernatural books and movies — but her childhood in Singapore...
| Aug 8, 2012
As one of America's most widely read and influential film critics from the 1960s through the '80s, Judith Crist was known for her often-caustic reviews that earned her a reputation as "the critic most hated by Hollywood."
Director Billy Wilder once joked...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:08 AM
Director-producer Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide Sunday in San Pedro at age 68, left behind a lengthy filmography.
One of the first directors to make the transition from commercials to features, he helmed movies including "Top Gun,”...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Osvaldo Golijov is one of the most in-demand composers working today, with commissions from major orchestras around the world. But the past few years have been difficult for the Argentine composer: He has missed deadlines for new pieces and was accused...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Even the most ardent traditionalists have to acknowledge that vast, sweeping changes are at work within the realm of film culture. The very practice of shooting on actual physical film, not to mention running that film through a projector for viewing, has...