| May 4, 2008
PRETTY much everything in Guillermo del Toro's world is oversized.
The bearish filmmaker's video and comic book collection is so immense that he recently had to buy an extra home to accommodate it. Del Toro's passion for classic monster movies is of such...
| May 2, 2008
"STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE" is not the first documentary on Iraq. It's not the first film on America's embrace of torture as a weapon of choice. It's not even the first picture to focus on the notorious Abu Ghraib prison. What it is is the first time...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Filmmaker Tim Burton, pictured, got the art-world seal of approval last night when he appeared at New York's Museum of Modern Art to help launch a career retrospective featuring his drawings, paintings, puppets and, of course, his films. The show......
| Oct 11, 2009
Bob Dylan, dressed for the Grammys in a pewter troubadour's coat and a dandy western tie, arrived backstage to greet the assembled press after winning the album of the year award for 1997, but before the first question he turned to his handlers and asked,...
| Oct 18, 2009
Disney music at Disney Hall? Some might say: What took so long?
On Tuesday night, Walt Disney Concert Hall will host "The Disney Symphonic Legacy," the first time a program of all-Disney music has been offered since the venue opened in 2003. And it...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The first time Jean-Christophe Maillot laid eyes on Diana Vishneva, he was gripped by the feeling that she was weird — not in a way that made him cringe or avert his sight.
Quite the opposite. He was spellbound.
"She was not what we were used to...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The announced presenters for the Oscar telecast include Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Tom Cruise and the cast of "Bridesmaids," whose star Melissa McCarthy ("Mike & Molly") is a supporting actress...
| Feb 10, 2012
Check out the complete list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. Tune in on Sunday February 12 at 8/7c to see if your predictions were right.
Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep Adele
Holocene Bon Iver
Grenade Bruno Mars
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Just in time for the Halloween season, it appears as though something wicked this way comes, no?
Well, not really. Actually, it’s kind of cool.
Tim Burton’s much-anticipated “Frankenweenie” hits the big screens next month, and...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Tim Burton's wonderfully strange imagination is on fire in "Frankenweenie." A lonely boy loves his dog, loses his dog, and re-animates his dog.
It's a charming reworking of the old Frankenstein movies, but here the only monsters are loutish neighbors and...
| May 14, 2012
| 2:22 PM
At this point people pretty much know what they're getting when they buy a ticket to a Tim Burton movie. The film will star Johnny Depp and Burton's wife Helena Bonham Carter. The score will be by Danny Elfman. The characters will all be pale. The scenery...