Arts & Entertainment

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.

Ai Weiwei makes 'Hansel & Gretel' unsettling in a new way

As a fairy tale about eating children, "Hansel & Gretel" was already pretty disturbing. As an art exhibition about surveillance, it's unnerving in a different way.

7 things to do in SoCal this weekend

So you've been to the beach a million times already this summer... Our picks this weekend include a weiner dog race, sushi-making tutorials, and stargazing.

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday.

Meet the marketer who brought 'Blade Runner' to Comic-Con — in 1982

Movie marketing veteran Jeff Walker has been attending Comic-Con since the earliest days of the convention. He's only missed it two times since the early '70s.

'Chasing Coral' director turns his lens on an underwater crisis

Jeff Orlowski says he is trying to depoliticize the ocean: "Just show people the pictures and you can make your own assessment as to what's going on."

Your guide to Comic-Con 2017: 11 must-see panels

Here are some of this year's most talked about Comic-Con panels — good luck getting in!

YouTube star Jake Paul's neighbors tell him: We're not Jake Paulers

Residents of the street where Paul rents a large house are meeting with police and city officials to review code requirements, after a series of pranks and antics at his West Hollywood home.

Meet Thundercat, the go-to bassist for everyone from Erykah Badu to Kendrick Lamar

Stephen Bruner is a much-in-demand musician, but he's also making a mark with his own music. His latest album, "Drunk," features a collaboration with Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald.

Listening for the sneaky sound cues in 'Baby Driver'

Laced within the movie's soundtrack are sound cues that serve as "Easter eggs" for dedicated fans. Meet the sound designer who worked with Edgar Wright on designing the film's soundscape.

After winning Wall Street and Hollywood, Netflix wants to be the next YouTube

The streaming giant's impressive second-quarter results came on the heels of adding many more subscribers than had been expected.

Kermit the Frog actor fired over 'unacceptable business conduct'

Steve Whitmire had been the voice of Kermit the Frog for 27 years when he was fired in October by Disney executives. Whitmire is speaking out now on why he was let go.