Arts & Entertainment

The Frame 'First': Drum solo brings Whiplash's Damien Chazelle to tears

"Whiplash" director Damien Chazelle remembers his first time a drum performance moved him so much that it brought him to tears.

Hands-on with the Oculus Rift, the newest medium for radical storytelling

The Oculus Rift was designed for video games, but it's being hijacked by visual-effects artists and filmmakers to tell radically immersive stories.

'Banksy Does New York': HBO doc asks, 'What is public space now'?

Director Chris Moukarbel talks about the challenges of using social media to help make his documentary, and the multiple layers of social commentary in Banksy's work.

Oscar nomination for Best Animated Film: 'Big Hero 6'

Charles Solomon talks about Disney's animated blockbuster "Big Hero 6" with two of the artists responsible for its look and its Oscar nomination: Paul Felix and Scott Watanabe.

The Frame 'First': Jill Soloway on seeing her writing come to life in 'Six Feet Under'

"Transparent" creator Jill Soloway remembers what it was like to see her writing come to life for the first time on the set of "Six Feet Under."

'Kinky Boots': Cyndi Lauper 'wasn't afraid of failing' in Broadway debut

Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein, and Jerry Mitchell on the unlikely collaboration that led to the Tony award-winning "Kinky Boots."

PHOTOS: Berlin Wall becomes canvas for LA muralist Kent Twitchell

The Berlin Wall came down 25 years ago this week. Now a large fragment of the wall is a canvas for L.A. artists like Kent Twitchell.

It's National Unfriend Day; will you be defriended on Facebook?

Today is National Unfriend Day, an annual event started by Jimmy Kimmel and an opportunity to reevaluate the way we post. I'm 'the stalker.' Which prototype are you?

The real 'Foxcatcher': Brother remembers wrestler's murder

"Because I was an Olympic champion, I was so used to people treating me with respect," says Mark Schultz. "It just didn't occur to me that someone would be so underhanded."

Documentary spotlights Glen Campbell with Alzheimer's

The new documentary "Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me," directed by James Keach, looks at Campbell's battle with the disease and how it affected his family.

Lawyer: Bill Cosby won't address sexual abuse allegations

In a statement, Cosby's attorney said the fact that the allegations are being repeated does not make them true.

The Good Listener: For Thanksgiving, is there music everyone can agree on?

Not everyone wants to watch football or parades. Can a whole family agree on one holiday playlist?

Stars serious and silly at Hollywood Film Awards

More than half of the night's recipients were recognized for films that haven't been released yet. Trailers for the movies played during the commercial breaks.

'Battlestar Galactica,' 'Magnum PI' creator Glen A. Larson dies

Glen A. Larson, the writer-producer who created "Battlestar Galactica," "Knight Rider," "Magnum, P.I." and other classic shows, has died. Watch clips of his classic shows here.

In NPR interview, Bill Cosby declines to discuss rape allegations

The 77-year-old comic actor is weathering new allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985.

'Blackbird' cover for dying infant captures Internet's heart

With his infant son clinging to life, Chris Picco picked up a guitar and sang softly to the boy, urging him to "mend those broken wings and learn to fly."