Arts & Entertainment

Man pleads guilty to illegal uploading of 'The Revenant'

The man, 31-year-old William Morarity, managed to get screener versions of the two movies while he was working on a studio lot, according to the department.

Ennio Morricone gets a Walk of Fame star with his 7th Oscar nod

Morricone is up for the Best Original Score at this Sunday's Oscars for "The Hateful Eight" — which could be his first win — but he's been creating memorable movie music since the '50s.

'The Danish Girl' costumer Paco Delgado had twice the work for one actor

Creating costumes for a movie about a trans character in 1920s Europe posed a unique challenge for Spanish costume designer Paco Delgado.

The OK Go song 'Upside Down and Inside Out' gets a literal video treatment

The band teamed up with a Russian airline to shoot their new music video — complete with aerialists and paint balloons — in zero gravity.

5 Every Week: Black Mountain College, Alt Movie star handprints, LA's finest beltfish!

Behold: Five great things you should do in Southern California this week, from art to food to music to an adventure we'll call "the Wild Card," from the makers of the 5 Every Day app.

'The envelope, please': The Oscars' official envelope maker

Marc Friedland is a veteran stationery designer who's designed the gold-leafed, quarter-pound envelopes and cards for the Academy since 2011.

Magic Castle co-founder Irene Larsen dies at 79

Larsen, along with her late husband Bill and brother-in-law Milt, took an old Hollywood Mansion and transformed it into the Magic Castle.

How LA businesses are cashing in on the Oscars

The Oscars gives the Los Angeles economy a huge bump, and a growing group of Angelenos are cashing in.

From LA's historic black cinema to fostering art in Leimert Park

The all-white field of Oscar nominees is prompting calls to promote diversity in filmmaking. But decades ago, L.A. was home to an ambitious program to do just that.

O'Brien's Pub Oscar trivia night is not for the casual Academy Awards fan

It’s an 18-year-old tradition, and it attracts entertainment journalists, former Jeopardy champions and Oscar experts in a fierce competition for bragging rights.

Reza Aslan: TV can transform how people see Muslims and Middle Easterners

The religious scholar, author and now talk show host looks forward to the day when there's an "Alll in the Family"-type show with Muslim and Middle Eastern characters.

‘The Revenant’ sound editor cuts open the Leo-in-a-horse scene

Oscar-winning sound editor Lon Bender breaks open the scene of Leonardo DiCaprio cutting open his dead horse to survive a freezing night in "The Revenant."

Hawthorne legend Emitt Rhodes releases first album in 40 years

Between 1967 and 1973 Rhodes recorded four albums that captured the imagination of underground musicians for decades. Now he’s back, with his first album in more than 40 years.

The LA-area 'creative economy' is getting stronger

The number of jobs linked to art, culture and design in the LA area is on the rise, according to the latest report from the Otis College of Art and Design.

Oscars 2016: The Frame’s preview of the Academy Awards

Go behind the scenes and hear interviews with many of the nominated directors, actors, writers and composers: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Sylvester Stallone, "Spotlight" director Tom McCarthy and much more.

The Frame's pro tips and predictions to win your Oscar pool

The Frame's John Horn and Vulture.com's Kyle Buchanan cast their votes for this year's Oscar winners on The Awards Show Show.