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In "Snitch," a thriller set in the dangerous drug world, Dwayne Johnson plays a father who goes to work as a drug informant to free his jailed son. The PG-13 film from Participant Media features a street fight, a car chase and a gun battle — high-...
DreamWorks Studios has begun filming the “The Fifth Estate,” a movie about the controversial founder of WikiLeaks. The film, which will be released in the U.S. on Nov. 15 through Disney's Touchstone label, began principal photography last week...
"Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home" is an absorbing, at times heartbreaking look at several former and current denizens of downtown L.A.'s Skid Row, a 50-block area that one observer here respectfully calls "an open asylum for the mentally ill." As the...
Once a week for the last several years, I've driven to skid row to visit a friend. I get depressed about the area at times because it's such a depository of the unfortunate and the forgotten. But then I'll catch a warm greeting, or see a sign of hope in...
This post has been updated, as indicated below. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington,...
Company TownDowntown Los Angeles has been a favored filming location since the days of the silent movies. But rarely do filmmakers get a chance to shine a spotlight on people who actually live on its streets, especially in a 50-block area known as skid row....
The Big PictureThe people who are closest to the world portrayed in a film are almost always the ones quickest to indulge in all sorts of nitpicking criticism of the film's depiction of that world. It's one reason why Hollywood probably has......
Jacket CopyPaul Thomas Anderson, the director of "Magnolia" and "There Will Be Blood," may direct an adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's 2009 novel, "Inherent Vice," New York magazine reports. The book features a stoned private detective in a Southern California beach...
The Hero ComplexThe official announcement may be a week or two away, but the word is that Robert Downey Jr. is poised to go down the rabbit hole in director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of "Harvey," the Pulitzer-winning stage play that reached the......
Jacket CopyThe PEN Center USA literary awards, held Wednesday night at the Beverly Hills Hotel, made for an odd intersection of worlds. Book people are somewhat less glamorous than movie people -- more glasses, lower heels, generally less camera-ready -- but......
Culture MonsterFor the serious classical music and opera connoisseur, Billboard's list of the top classical artists of 2009 can seem like a sacrilege, or maybe just a big joke -- Il Divo, Paul Potts, Andrea Bocelli, Andre Rieu and Sarah Brightman......
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