Arts & Entertainment

Film academy debuts original online short films

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is debuting a series of documentary-style digital shorts exploring various aspects of filmmaking.

California Chrome to run in Belmont, nasal strips and all

There was concern the winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness would not be allowed to wear nasal strips at the June 7 Belmont Stakes, the third leg of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.

'Godfather,' Woody Allen cinematographer Gordon Willis dies

He shot the first two "Godfather" movies and eight films with Woody Allen. Watch clips from his most famous films here and learn why he was called "The Prince of Darkness."

Jackson, Timberlake own Billboard Music Awards (winners list)

Prince of pop Justin Timberlake ruled the Billboard Music Awards along with his idol, Michael Jackson, who appeared via hologram. See the list of winners.

Unity is a difficult mission for Christians in Israel

In Israel, Christians make up just 2 percent of the population. Their numbers are rising with a steady surge of African and Filipino migrants, but a shared faith isn't bringing them together.

SoCal's California Chrome wins Preakness, could take Triple Crown

Southern California's own California Chrome finished first at the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, setting up the possibility of the horse winning the Triple Crown.

LA Kings, Blackhawks set for Western Conference final

On Friday night, the L.A. Kings were in Anaheim for Game 7 against the Ducks. On Saturday, they traveled 1,700 miles to Chicago for the Western Conference final.

Southern Baptist leaders seek softer approach to homosexuality

Though the denomination still considers homosexuality a sin, some Southern Baptist Convention leaders are telling pastors to rein in harsh rhetoric and accept that gay people are in their pews.

5 fads that faded away: Hair lizards, indoor baseball and more

Remembering a time in America when chameleon coiffures and sand baths were all the rage.

New 'Guardians of the Galaxy' teasers tease another teaser

The first "Guardians" trailer showcased Marvel's spacefaring heroes' goofy side. The new teasers put the laughs away and focus on the "epic" in space epic.

Billboard Awards can use Michael Jackson hologram

A federal judge in Las Vegas has denied a patent holder's request to halt a performance by a Michael Jackson hologram scheduled for this weekend's Billboard Music Awards.

EZTV: Channeling West Hollywood's artsy video history

Off-Ramp's Elyssa Dudley talks with Michael J. Masucci about the weird and wonderful EZTV, a pioneering video space he co-founded in the late '80s.

Phoenix, The Strokes coming to Los Angeles for FYF Fest

Other bands slated to play at the two-day event include Haim, Interpol Caribou, Tycho, Blood Orange and Jamie XX.

#CapForStrat: The Avengers give a real dying man his last wish

The Avengers are teaming up to fight a formidable foe: Cancer. At least, one man's cancer, through the power of Marvel actors' selfies.

'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?