Arts & Entertainment

'Chef': Jon Favreau and Roy Choi on making a film about cooking and life

Filmmaker Favreau and chef Roy Choi talked with Take Two's Alex Cohen about collaborating on a movie that captures the essence of being a chef.

Is it socially acceptable to swear at your workplace?

Psychologists say cursing can make us feel stronger and more resilient. But when and where is it really OK to swear?

7 fun and almost-free things to do this weekend

It's expected to cool down this weekend, so you can explore cultural events (including magical ones) without leaving the comfort of SoCal.

Rediscovering artist Channing Peake—rodeo winner, rancher, and friend of Picasso

“I have done everything I wanted to do, and sometimes twice,” artist Channing Peake said. He died 25 years ago and Marc Haefele says it's time to give him another look.

'Mystery Girl: Unraveled' takes us behind the scenes of Roy Orbison's masterpiece

Alex Orbison, son of the late pop icon Roy Orbison, on "Mystery Girl: Unraveled," a documentary that goes behind the scenes of the recording of Orbison's final album.

'Godzilla' 2014: How VFX pioneer Jim Rygiel remade Japan's most famous monster

The Oscar-winning visual effects master and director Gareth Edwards looked back to the King of the Monsters' original designs when coming up with his new form.

'Hotel California': How The Eagles' earworm became an American icon

The 1977 hit single is the band's most successful song, by far. But how did it get written? And why — almost 40 years later — are we still listening?

Oscar-winning 'Searching for Sugar Man' director found dead

Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul won an Oscar for the poignant story about an American singer who was famous in South Africa for decades and didn't know it.

'Casebook': Mona Simpson's latest novel explores the family dynamic

Author Mona Simpson's latest novel "Casebook," follows the life of 9-year-old Miles and his family living in Los Angeles.

Judge expresses concerns over radio legend Casey Kasem

A judge ordered an investigation into the whereabouts of Casey Kasem after allegations the former "Top 40" host had been removed from L.A. without his children's knowledge.

Let The F-bombs Drop: Science says swearing is good for you

According to psychologists at England's Keele University, cursing is "a harmless emotional release," and can make you feel stronger and more resilient.

Times reporter John Horn to host KPCC's new arts show

The veteran arts and entertainment journalist will join KPCC in June to host an as-yet-unnamed new program focusing on the arts in Southern California.

First glimpse: Batman and the Batmobile in 'Batman vs. Superman'

Zack Snyder has tweeted the first look at the big (really big) guy in the dark (really dark) suit.

The tiny house movement comes to Los Angeles

Faced with sky-high housing costs, Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh decided to build themselves a tiny house, hitch it to a trailer and travel the country.

Tuesday Reviewsday: The Black Keys, Swans, Joseph Arthur and more

It's time again for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week, Hollywood Reporter music editor Shirley Halperin and Spin Magazine senior writer Chris Martins are back with some new tunes.

'Alien' artist HR Giger dies at 74

The Swiss artist is perhaps best known for the creature in Ridley Scott's "Alien," though he produced many other works of art in a long career.