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'Strong Island' is 'not your typical true crime film'


Director Yance Ford talks about making a documentary about his brother's murder.

'Unrest' filmmaker was determined to document her pain


First-time filmmaker Jennifer Brea documents her struggle with a chronic disease in "Unrest." Even when she was in pain, she told her husband and crew to keep filming.

7 things to do this weekend in SoCal


Spend your first weekend of the fall season enjoying an outdoor movie at a winery, pigging out on lobster or burgers and watching a surf dog competition.

Revry: a queer streaming service for a global audience

Here's a look at a streaming service with a mission: to distribute content for queer audiences, by queer audiences, all over the world.

Matthew Bourne says 'Red Shoes' is more theatre than ballet

Choreographer Matthew Bourne creates dance adaptations of beloved works like "Edward Scissorhands" and now, "The Red Shoes." But he says they're more theater than ballet.

Darren Aronofsky says 'mother!' is supposed to 'come at you'

The director talks about his most divisive film in years starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem.

​Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

LaMotta fought Sugar Ray Robinson six times, handing Robinson his first defeat. He lost the middleweight title to him in what became known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.

Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father' had therapists on set

Angelina Jolie discovered author Loung Ung's memoir 17 years ago while filming in Cambodia. Now, she's bringing Ung's experience of the Khmer Rouge regime to the screen.

‘Battle of the Sexes’ directors say audiences changed after 2016 election

Directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton say they had to write a lot of "passionate letters" to make "Battle of the Sexes" the way they wanted.

Is the NFL a bad match for Los Angeles?

Low turnout at both the Rams and Chargers' games over the weekend could be a bad omen for the NFL future of Los Angeles. Or are we speaking too soon?

The real 'Spicey' crashes the Emmys, as stars mock Trump

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer lampooned himself, with his "SNL" alter-ego in the audience. Many presenters and winners took the stage to slam their former TV co-star, Donald Trump.

Emmy Awards 2017: Politics, diversity and a list of winners

It was, not surprisingly, a night for politics, with everyone from host Stephen Colbert to Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda and Alec Baldwin getting in zingers about Donald Trump.

What's in a (Hispanic-sounding) last name?

We heard from a woman who was considering trading her white-sounding last name for her boyfriend's Latino one.

Roald Dahl's widow says Charlie from 'The Chocolate Factory' was originally black

She says the writer's agent "thought it was a bad idea" and had the author turn the protagonist white.

Dolly Parton still gets a kick out of Hollywood

Country music singer Dolly Parton hit Hollywood in advance of the Emmys. She's nominated in the TV movie category for "Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors."

Photos from the Chicano rights movement

From 1967 until 1977, photographers from La Raza chronicled Chicanos in and around Los Angeles. The Autry Museum is sharing them.