Arts & Entertainment

Men who stopped train attack to star in Clint Eastwood film

The three California men who thwarted a terror attack on a French train in 2015 will play themselves in a Clint Eastwood-directed film about their heroics.

​Mayweather-McGregor promo tour gets off to frenzied start

The undefeated boxer and the Irish UFC champion have thrown their first jabs in a summer of verbal sparring before the fighting spectacle of the year.

In ‘City of Ghosts,’ citizen journalists risk their lives to expose the atrocities of ISIS

Matthew Heineman's documentary follows a group of Syrians who have been documenting the battle for the city of Raqqa.

Works-in-progress hit the stage at the New York Musical Festival

The thrill of the annual showcase is that it's a chance to see the very first staging of a new work that could be a Broadway hit.

After 27 years, Kermit the Frog is getting a new voice

A longtime Muppets veteran, Matt Vogel, will be taking over Kermit's voice for puppeteer Steve Whitmire. Whitmire has voiced the frog since 1990.

Surreal road movie 'Pop Aye' stars an elephant and Asia's Mick Jagger

In her feature debut, writer-director Kirsten Tan presents a road trip movie about an elephant named Pop Aye and his childhood friend.

The 'GLOW' creators made a magical place for women to become wrestling machines

Series co-creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch discovered a documentary about women's wrestling in the '80s and that was the spark for "GLOW."

Errol Morris & Elsa Dorfman: Kindred spirits behind the camera

Oscar-winning filmmaker Errol Morris explores the life and art of his friend photographer Elsa Dorfman in the documentary, "The B-Side."

Edgar Wright: the music, cars and choreography of 'Baby Driver'

Edgar Wright built "Baby Driver" around an extensive playlist of pop, rock and R&B music. The fear was that another film might use the songs he wanted.

FilmWeek Marquee: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming,’ ‘A Ghost Story’ and ‘Harmonium’

"AirTalk" host Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein review this week's most memorable releases.

Candy Crush addicts get new outlet as video game comes to TV

Candy Crush addicts, and you know who you are, put down your mobile device immediately. Then you can watch "Candy Crush," the TV game show.

Joan Lee, wife of comics legend Stan Lee, dies at age 93

The wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee died Thursday at age 93. The couple had been married 69 years.

'A Ghost Story' was designed to make you think, not scream

David Lowery's big-budget remake of "Pete's Dragon" featured a CGI dragon. But with "A Ghost Story," he used a white sheet to create his phantom.

6 things to do in SoCal this weekend

The long holiday is over, but the party hasn't stopped. From Jazz at LACMA, to salsa dancing (and salsa eating) downtown, to the Outfest movie festival, pick your favorite way to move or be moved.

New York Times' Op-Docs is an outlet for documentary filmmakers

The executive editor for the platform, Kathleen Lingo, says the project allows audiences to absorb news in a different way.

Nerdstrong Gym helps you find your inner superhero

Located in North Hollywood, this gym aims to speak to fans of all walks of pop culture to show them the value of being a nerd and being fit.