Arts & Entertainment

The Duffer Brothers on early failures before 'Stranger Things'

Matt and Ross Duffer grew up their whole lives thinking they would make movies. But it took the failure of their debut film for the brothers to make the hit TV show, "Stranger Things."

Study shows impact TV crime dramas have on perception of police use of force

A recent study shows that fictional TV crime dramas have a significant impact on our attitudes about police, specifically when it comes to use their use of force.

Frank Ocean heats up the battle between Apple and Spotify

When the R&B singer released his new album exclusively on Apple Music, he re-ignited the fight between two of the big players in the music streaming world.

700 women pose for a massive group photo

"Any time you get 700 people together, it's a political moment," says artist Kim Schoenstadt.

Rachel Weisz shifts identities in Joshua Marston's 'Complete Unknown'

Weisz's character is a bit of a rolling stone in the film — she is constantly reinventing her identity at the expense of her personal relationships.

How cord cutting is wreaking havoc on big events like the Olympics, VMAs

From April to June of this year, more than 800,000 subscribers canceled their traditional TV plans, and that's changing the way advertisers and networks approach their biggest events.

Nearly 10,000 Selena fans finally get their wish

Twenty-one years ago today, Selena's album "Dreaming of You" came out. At the time, the release was bittersweet-- the Tejano singer/songwriter and fashion icon didn't live to see her crossover album hit the airwaves.

'He never was from this place': 'Wonka' writer on Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder was known for his comedic work in films such as "Blazing Saddles" and "Young Frankenstein." But perhaps his most memorable role was Willy Wonka.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Frank Ocean, Vince Staples and Noname

Oliver Wang from and A Martinez talk about Frank Ocean, Vince Staples and Noname

SoCal fans mourn iconic singer Juan Gabriel

In Southern California, fans of the Mexican singer Juan Gabriel are remembering a towering figure who transcending pop music to become a cultural icon for millions.

'Don't Breathe' director Fede Alvarez: 'I want to be terrified of what I’m going to do next.'

The Uruguayan filmmaker has launched a successful career in the horror and thriller genre, but he wants to branch out with a bigger challenge.

Commentary: RIP Juan Gabriel, the greatest songwriter of his generation

Gabriel was 66 when he died at home this past Sunday. KPCC's education correspondent remembers the star for who he was: the greatest songwriter of his generation.

The documentary 'Equal Means Equal' explores gender inequality in America

Filmmaker Kamala Lopez spent seven years working on the film, which examines the various consequences of the U.S. Constitution's omission of explicit rights for women.

Gene Wilder, star of classics like 'Willy Wonka,' dies at 83

Wilder's nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died late Sunday at his home in Stamford, Connecticut, from complications from Alzheimer's disease.

'This is a gift': Danny Trejo reflects on career, new film

Danny Trejo has been a boxer, inmate, drug intervention counselor, restaurateur, and actor. He's now taking on a role he's never played: himself.

4 Juan Gabriel songs you should hear now

Juan Gabriel was a master craftsman of epic love songs. Some of them were pop, some of them were rock. Sometimes he sang with a mariachi, sometimes with a full blown orchestra.