Arts & Entertainment

Emily Mortimer on why making 'Doll & Em' is therapeutic

In the HBO comedy series “Doll & Em,” real life best friends Dolly Wells and Emily Mortimer play fictional best friends, known as Doll and Em. But it's not about them. Really. It's not.

Toronto Film Festival: 'Spotlight' and 'Room' pull ahead in the Oscar race

The Toronto festival marks the unofficial start of Oscar season. Kyle Buchanan, a senior editor at, talks about which films are getting buzz —good and bad.

Jack Larson, Jimmy Olsen from 'Superman' TV shows, dies

Actor Jack Larson, who played a sidekick to Superman's alter-ego Clark Kent at the fictional Daily Planet newspaper, has died at age 87.

Emmy winners from our archives: Jill Soloway, Jeffrey Tambor, Uzo Aduba and Tony Hale

Over the past year, The Frame spoke with several of the winners from last night's Emmy Awards, including the showrunner and lead actor from "Transparent."

Viola Davis becomes first black woman to win Emmy for best actress in a drama

Jon Hamm won best actor in a drama for his work on "Mad Men," the first acting Emmy ever awarded to the critically-acclaimed show. "Veep" and "Game of Thrones" won the best comedy and best drama categories. See the full list of winners and read a recap.

Power, pathos, and a punch-drunk boxer: Meet the bronze people at The Getty Center

The greatness of most of these pieces is their molding into forever the rages, delights, and puzzlements of a period so far gone from us. And yet as close as Irv the punch-drunk boxer.

Sunday's Emmy Awards could make history

Viola Davis of "How to Get Away with Murder" or Taraji P. Henson of "Empire" could become the first African-American to win as best drama series actress.

The Broad museum's 2,000 works of art officially go public

The museum opened its doors to the public for the first time Sunday and 120,000 people have already reserved tickets.

Spanish voice of the Dodgers Jaime Jarrin reflects on 57 years

Jarrin has been the Spanish voice of the LA Dodgers since he was 21, back when Spanish-speaking sports broadcasters were rare. He plans to continue for at least three more years.

Emmys 2015: Everything you need to know for this year's show

It's our annual chance to celebrate the medium that takes up most people's free time, the Primetime Emmy Awards. Here's everything you need to know.

Death in 1985 Mexico quake brings together L.A. residents

L.A. fans of the late Rodrigo Gonzalez call him the Mexican Bob Dylan. He died in the 1985 Mexico City earthquake that left more than 10,000 dead.

5 things to do in LA this week from 5 Every Day

From the heart of the Southland, this is 5 Every Week. In our inaugural episode, we’ll be running you through five great things you should do in L.A. this week.

Fans want the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to love Harry Nilsson like they do

Although he won two Grammys, wrote hits for The Monkees and was cited by The Beatles as their “favorite group,” Harry Nilsson isn't exactly a household name.

Director Denis Villeneuve's dark vision from 'Sicario' to 'Blade Runner'

Director Denis Villeneuve talks about how he created the intense atmosphere in "Sicario" and why he's attracted to making dark films.

Why the Broad's inaugural exhibition misses the mark

Eric Gibson of the Wall Street Journal talks about the "numbingly familiar" art featured in the show, plus how the Broad can do it better for its next exhibition.

Filmweek: ‘Sicario,’ ‘Everest,’ ‘Black Mass’ and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Henry Sheehan review this week’s new releases including “Sicario,” “Everest," “Black Mass” and more: TGI-Filmweek!