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2 Encino streets are now named after the Doors

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| A residential street in the San Fernando Valley now connects charismatic lead singer Jim Morrison with drummer John Densmore.

Is it time for a new Bechdel Test?

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Data journalists at the FiveThirtyEight website developed new ways to measure gender equality in the film business that go beyond the original standards.

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How artists from Mexico influenced a closed-off China

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“Winds from Fusang: Mexico and China in the 20th Century” is the first show in the re-opened USC Pacific Asia Museum.

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Will Oscar rule changes hurt animated indie films?

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In 2017, the Academy drastically altered the nominating process for animated features.

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Fox to air scripted shows after Disney sale

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The announced sale will split up Fox and the 20th Century Fox studio and won't turn Fox into a platform solely for sports and other live programming, the company's CEO said.

Meet an artist who paints with fire

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Zach Aronson says: "My favorite thing about working with fire is the idea of using a traditionally destructive element to make something new and beautiful."

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Ava DuVernay: It's time for the 'righting of a wrong' in Hollywood

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The filmmaker says progress towards equality and inclusion has been slow — but now is the time for "taking."

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How costumes steal the show in 'Phantom Thread'

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In a period drama set in a couture fashion house during the 1950s, clothes can make the movie. And the man who made many of those clothes is Mark Bridges.

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LA prosecutors weighing charges against James Toback

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Prosecutors in Los Angeles are considering criminal charges as they review five cases against writer and director James Toback.