| 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 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles announced Monday morning that Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") and Academy Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley ("Gandhi") will be honored at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In Tinseltown, even movie stars can be found playing the home-flipping game — and this year they've upped the ante.
Celebrity muscle is behind some mega-bucks Westside property turnarounds, part of a boom in the rapid buy-fix-resell mania known as...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
— The state of war is also a state of mind, terrifying even the bravest as it changes and challenges them.
This is what we are seeing reflected on movie screens. The stories of foot soldiers are shifting, becoming more intimate, more stripped to...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Even at 80, Costa-Gavras is fighting the good fight.
The Greek-born, naturalized French writer-director best known for his politically charged films such as 1969's Oscar-winning "Z" and 1982's "Missing," found himself in the middle of police action in...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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Kathryn Bigelow famously became the first woman to win an Academy Award for directing for her 2009 Iraq war drama, “The Hurt Locker.”
Last night, the Tony Awards doubled down on that, handing out its top...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Festival kicks off Friday evening at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres at Hollywood & Highland with a double bill of John Carpenter's 1988 "They Live" and his classic 1978 horror film, "Halloween. Carpenter will appear...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Cast of ‘The Avengers,” assemble! You have been summoned to the Oscars. Members of “The Avengers” cast including Robert Downey ......
| May 16, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Zero Dark Thirty and Code Name Geronimo, two movies about the targeted killing of Osama bin Laden, will likely both come out in the fall, one from Weinstein Company and one from Sony Pictures...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:38 PM
The release of government documents has fanned a simmering controversy in Washington over how much access the White House, the CIA and the Pentagon granted director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal for their upcoming movie on the hunt for...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
William Friedkin, who is serving as the guest director for this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival, will appear Friday for a Q&A and screening of “Killer Joe,” an adaptation of the play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts...