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Jason Segel's epiphany: 'The stuff I'm making is not the same stuff I'm watching'

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The actor made his career in big studio comedies such as “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.” Now he's more interested in films that pose a challenge to an audience.

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​No cellphones backstage for accountants after Oscar flub

Film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sent an email to academy members Wednesday detailing the new protocols for announcing Oscar winners.

Jessica Williams: 'This is my ancestors' dream'

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The former "Daily Show" correspondent is making her feature film starring debut in the Netflix movie "The Incredible Jessica Williams."

Netflix is the elephant in the room at CinemaCon 2017

Movie theater owners and studio executives have descended on Las Vegas to preview upcoming films and examine the fate of the movie business.

How The Wooster Group brings a 1971 debate on feminism to new life

The avant-garde theater company re-creates a notorious incident that finds modern-day resonance in today's women's movement.

Public memorial service to honor Fisher and Reynolds

Stars and fans will gather Saturday for a public memorial to honor late actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher nearly three months after their deaths.

That's 'Life': Producers Curtis, Lynn go big for a change

The longtime partners made their reputation on small-budget, character-driven films, but they jumped at the chance for a $60 million sci-fi movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

Dax Shepard discusses inspirations for CHiPS feature film

His take on CHiPS is more than just pretty women and freeway pile-ups. He also delved into the delicate dynamics of male friendship.

8 alternatives to Big Sur following bridge closure

As crews work to replace the park's access bridge — a process estimated to take at least six months — KPCC staff and listeners have eight alternative vacation destinations to consider.

Disney artist Claire Keane's connection to Rapunzel is personal

Artist and children's book author Claire Keane developed the character of Rapunzel with her dad, Disney animation legend Glen Keane, when he made “Tangled” the movie. Now she's bringing Rapunzel to TV.

Niki Caro wants to 'kick the door open' for other women directors

By directing Disney's live-action "Mulan," Niki Caro will be just the fourth woman to helm a non-animated movie with a budget of more than $100 million. Her latest film is "The Zookeeper's Wife."

6 things to do in SoCal this weekend

From a day with peacocks to an interactive science expo, there's something happening to satisfy every Angeleno's niche interests.

IMDb adopts F-rating of women's contributions to movies

The online database has embraced the rating intended to highlight directing, writing and other aspects of filmmaking by women. This expands the rating's reach to the site's more than 4 million titles.

'The Americans' creators vow not to put a KGB-era Putin in the series

Although set during the height of the Cold War in the 1980s, 'The Americans' has new resonance due to recent tensions between the U.S. and Russia.

'Good Grief' & the therapy of theater

The play "Good Grief" is far from the depressing downer that we normally associate with stories about grief. There is so much, joy and celebration that sometimes you forget it’s about grief.

Box office reaches new record, but international sales flat

The box office in North America hit a record $11.4 billion, although the increase of $300 million was due largely to rising ticket prices.