Arts & Entertainment

13 pieces of film history we really want from Rick Baker's prop auction

You've seen Baker's work in "Star Wars," Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and more, and now he's auctioning off hundreds of items from his collection. Here are our favorites.

#MakeItFair: Music video rips the dominance of men in film

The women behind a project called Make It Fair have released a music video that ironically decries the fact that a mere 93 percent of recent movies were directed by men.

Jail Weddings frontman on the 'nightmarish underbelly' of SoCal punk

Since the "OC Meth Renaissance" of the 90's, Gabriel Hart has documented SoCal's drug and gang cultures in song with hefty Americana and girl group influences.

American Indian actors walk off set of Adam Sandler movie

Native American female characters deemed offensive were named "Beaver's Breath" and "No Bra."

How 'Happyish' moved on after Philip Seymour Hoffman's death

Creator Shalom Auslander had to regroup after the overdose of his original lead actor. Watch the full first episode of the dramedy here.

CinemaCon 2015: Theater owners brace for concession calorie labeling

At this year’s CinemaCon, the annual gathering of movie theater owners in Sin City, a lot of people are suddenly talking about calorie counting — of popcorn.

2015 Eisner Award nominations: The comic book industry's Oscars

Comic books have their own version of the Oscars — the Eisners. Find out what some of the nominees have to say about their work.

Phox members say being the new 'it' band has its own struggles

Phox has been rising in the music world since its debut album came out last year, but the realities for an up-and-coming band can be sobering.

Marvel's 'Daredevil' gets season 2 — and 2 new showrunners

This is the second producer change since the show began, both due to features. Drew Goddard left for a Spider-Man movie and Steven DeKnight for an unannounced project.

LACMA's 50 at 50 celebration brings in art, raises money and questions

Off-Ramp commentator Marc Haefele reports on LACMA's fund- and art-raising as it aims toward a new building.

New music from Squarepusher, Greg Holden and more

Want to find out which new music you should be listening to? We've got you covered, this week on Tuesday Reviewsday, our new music segment.

Revealed: The KPCC producer behind Twitter's @LosAngelesRain

Ladies and gentlemen, the Twitter handle @LosAngelesRain was nominated for a "Shorty" award. It's time to out the clever voice behind L.A.'s most stubborn weather phenomenon.

How movies like 'Batman v Superman' came together for casting directors

Two casting directors explain how they chose the stars for "Man of Steel," "Hairspray," "Wonder Woman," "Cloud Atlas," "Game Change" and more.

LISTEN: Mexican musicians pay tribute to Morrissey and The Smiths with 'Mexrrissey' tour

The tribute by Mexican musicians will tour the British singer's homeland and then land in New York and Los Angeles.

We saw 'Avengers: Age of Ultron': Here are 14 things to watch for

This is your rundown of what to watch out for and the background behind everything in the new movie. We're still saving the biggest reveals for you to discover in theaters.

CinemaCon: MPAA head Chris Dodd targets piracy

Speaking at an annual film industry convention, the CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America introduced a website where consumers can access content legally.