Arts & Entertainment

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Mary-Louise Parker & Denis Arndt on their 'intimate experience' in 'Heisenberg'

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The spare production of the play 'Heisenberg' at the Mark Taper Forum allows Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt's characters to play off each other and play with the written word.

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'Kuso': Inside the twisted minds of Flying Lotus and animator David Firth

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Don’t expect to see it pop up at your neighborhood Cineplex. It’s a film that’s definitely NOT for the easily queasy.

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'Calexit' imagines a world where California secedes

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With "Calexit," comic writer Matteo Pizzolo seeks to entertain while staying true to the political realities of our time.

Composer Michael Giacchino plays with toys to write film scores

Michael Giacchino has scored just about every reboot and remake of his favorite films from childhood which means he's re-scoring the soundtrack of his life and maybe yours too.

How 'Atomic Blonde's' director worked with its star to craft an unapologetic badass

Former stuntman and stunt coordinator David Leitch discusses how his background informed his direction of the new action movie.

Study: CTE found in nearly all donated NFL player brains

As the country starts to get back into its most popular professional team sport, there's a reminder of how dangerous football can be.

Comic-Con 2017: Marvel causes a commotion, but 'Deadpool' is a no-show

Marvel Studios wowed fans with "Thor" and "Black Panther." But fans looking for a peek at the new "Deadpool" or "X-Men" films were let down by 20th Century Fox.

Jessica Williams: 'This is my ancestors' dream'

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

Dems target "harmful" corporate mergers in economic agenda

In new, more consumer-focused economic agenda, Democrats take aim at corporate mergers driving up prices for consumers-- but is this enough to bring workers back?

'Star Wars' fan clubs honor Carrie Fisher at Comic-Con

Several women dressed in Leia's flowing white gown and iconic twin buns spoke about how much the character inspired them. Said one: "You put on a pair of buns, and you're unstoppable."

The high-stakes land of Paintball Hero joins a genre of activism games

In recent years, there has been an influx of games centered on social and political issues from sexism to racism to the refugee crisis. In one of the latest, you rescue animals in a slaughterhouse.

Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 71

His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California on Saturday. He was found at a Palo Alto hotel where he was recovering from back surgery.

Thomas Wilkins on the importance of arts education and working with young musicians

The Hollywood Bowl's principal conductor talks about the importance of arts education and working with the National Take a Stand Festival Orchestra.

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross discuss film scoring process for 'Patriots Day'

Nine Inch Nails band members and film scoring partners give us a peek inside their successful collaborations.

A look at plans for new rides and more at Disney parks

Disney unveiled the upcoming attractions for its international and domestic theme parks during the D23 fan expo, including a Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure.

Netflix shows trailer for big budget Will Smith film 'Bright' at Comic-Con

"Bright" follows a Los Angeles police officer played by Smith and his new partner who is an orc played by Joel Edgerton.