Arts & Entertainment

'It Comes at Night' director made a horror film about confronting his own fears

Trey Shults says writing the movie helped him confront his fear of death and to deal with the grief of losing his father.

REVIEW: At the Norton Simon, she brought modern art to Los Angeles

In 1915, painter Alexei Jawlensky nick-named aspiring young artist Emilie Esther Scheyer “Galka,” Russian for “jackdaw.” Like her namesake, she spent her life surrounding herself with beautiful things and the people who made them.

Bill Maher's use of the N-word whips up a storm

The HBO talk show host has people calling for his firing as a debate rages over his use of the virulent racial epithet.

'The Hero' director Brett Haley on why we lionize some actors, trash others

Actors look like they have an easy job, but filmmaker Brett Haley says it's more complicated than that. He drew inspiration for his new film, "The Hero," from his friendship with actor Sam Elliott.

Carl Reiner's new documentary explores life after 90

Reiner, the 95-year-old comedy legend, created the "Dick Van Dyke Show" and directed such films as “Oh God!” and "The Jerk.”

LA River water wheel one step closer to construction

Only two entities possess water rights to the LA River. One is the city of Los Angeles. The other is Lauren Bon.

'Wonder Woman' conquers the screen with $100.5 million debut

"Wonder Woman" surpassed industry expectations with one of the summer's biggest debuts — and it became the biggest blockbuster ever directed by a woman.

Albert Pujols hits his 600th home run

Pujols hit a grand slam in the fourth inning Saturday night, becoming the ninth member of the 600-homer club.

Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes

Alex Honnold became the first solo climber to make it up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes or safety gear.

Videotapes are becoming unwatchable as archivists work to save them

With VHS tapes degrading, most Americans' home videos from the '80s and '90s won't be viewable in a decade.

Our Last Year Together: What my camera captured as my parents died of cancer

Photographer Nancy Borowick captured her parents' deep love and joy, even as they endured treatment for the cancers they knew would kill them.

There may not be flying, but Quidditch still creates magic

Quidditch leapt from the screen to real-life muggle fields in 2005. It's grown big enough to have a major league.

Beloved Hayao Miyazaki film set to get a theme park of its own

My Neighbor Totoro has inspired a cult international following since its 1988 release. A theme park based on the movie is set to open in Japan in 2020.

Food critic now halfway through taco-a-day quest. Will he fold?

Mike Sutter began vowed to eat at a different joint every day for a year. Six months in, he tacos about how it's going.

Does a raccoon cafe go too far?

Elise Hu visits a South Korean animal cafe. Things don't go as smoothly as planned.

"TajMo" is an overdue partnership for blues veterans Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo'

The artists have inspired each other for decades, and now they’ve finally made an album together.