Arts & Entertainment

Comic-Con 2015: 14 movies, TV shows and books to get excited about

Here are some of the highlights and the under-the-radar surprises that blew fans' minds this year, from movies to comics and everything else under the sun.

'Clueless' director Amy Heckerling on the teen classic's 20th birthday

Amy Heckerling reflects on "Clueless," the "Emma"-inspired movie, 20 years after she wrote and directed it — a movie that captured teens as they are.

The truth behind Tim and Eric's 'Zone Theory'

The comedy duo Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim were inspired to write a satirical self-help book after observing spiritual trends in Los Angeles.

'Tangerine' director finds an unlikely cinematic muse in LA's 'unofficial red light district'

Filmmakers Sean Baker and Radium Cheung talk about basing their film with two trans actresses around a notorious Los Angeles neighborhood.

Berklee College report spotlights lack of transparency in the music industry

A longtime sore spot for artists is being exacerbated by the convoluted world of streaming, in which large record labels have ownership stakes.

Recreating the Wright Brothers' first flight in Virtual Reality

As more and more companies come out with their own virtual reality devices the question of who provides the content becomes a key question.

New music from Galactic, Watkins Family Hour and Jason Isbell

If you don't have the time to keep up with the latest in new music, we've got the perfect solution for you: Tuesday Reviewsday.

Mexican ballad singer Joan Sebastian dies at age 64

Sebastian won five Grammy awards and seven Latin Grammy prizes during his career. He was best known for sentimental love songs, sometimes sung from horseback.

The films that stuck out at this year's Comic-Con

'Star Wars,' 'Batman v. Superman' and 'Deadpool' delivered at this year's nerdfest, but not all the film previews went well.

Tig Notaro documentary follows the comedian's life after a breast cancer diagnosis

In 2012, Tig Notaro responded to her life-changing event with another one: she went through with a scheduled performance and the resulting show became legendary.

The real people and places behind 'True Detective' Season 2

The HBO drama is set in a dark, ominous and fictitious Southern California city. The show's location manager, who grew up in L.A., reveals some signature places.

Universal's 'Minions' swarms box office with $115.2M haul

The third "Despicable Me" movie easily beat out "Jurassic World" in weekend ticket sales.

Roger Rees, Welsh-born stage, screen and TV actor, dies At 71

American audiences came to know him as the star of the adaptation of Charles Dickens' 'The Life and Times of Nicholas Nickleby' on Broadway. He won a Tony Award in the title role.

Ed Hardy designer Christian Audigier dies at 57

Besides his colorful designs, the designer was known for his energetic promotion and for friendships with celebrities, including Michael Jackson, Madonna and the French singer Johnny Hallyday.

John Fogerty sues former Creedence bandmates over new band

Forgerty's lawsuit claims he hasn't been paid his share of touring and merchandise from Creedence Clearwater Revisited since December 2011.

Comic-Con 2015: Beyond 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Some 6,000 Comic-Con attendees crammed into Hall H to catch a glimpse of the upcoming 'Star Wars' film Friday. But there's plenty else happening at the convention.