Arts & Entertainment

EC Comics 'Tales from the Crypt' comes to life in Los Angeles

Captured Aural Phantasy Theater is the only troupe with permission to perform stories from notoriously sexy and gory EC Comics, and they're doing it at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater.

'Fargo' creator Noah Hawley: ''No Country For Old Men' is always in my mind'

Hawley says the Coens have an "amazing library of ideas and characters," which helped as he put his own stamp on their 1996 dark comedy.

'Truth' director James Vanderbilt approached the film as a journalist

"Truth" follows the controversial report that got CBS news anchor Dan Rather and "60 Minutes" producer Mary Mapes fired. The director talks about his approach to the screenplay, which is based on Mapes' memoir.

New music from Son Little, Los Cenzontles and more

If you love new music, but you don't have the time to keep up with what's hip and new, we've got the perfect segment for you: Tuesday Reviewsday. Every week our music experts bring in their top picks, which we promise, will keep you and your musical tastes relevant.

New 'Star Wars' trailer on 'Monday Night Football,' online

The Giants/Eagles game took a backseat to "Monday Night Football's" main event — the halftime premiere of a new "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" trailer.

How director Lenny Abrahamson used his own experience as a parent to help make 'Room'

The Irish filmmaker talks about his collaborative process with 'Room' writer Emma Donoghue and the lessons on parenthood he gave to actress Brie Larson.

What I learned being a middle school counselor zombie for a video game

"And then, when you think it can't get worse, they bring out the contact lenses — and let me tell you, having a strange woman touching your eyeballs at 7 a.m. is less fun than it sounds."

Effie Brown wants 'Project Greenlight' to change how Hollywood approaches diversity

The producer reveals the ways in which HBO's docu-series has become much more than the story of one film's creation, and how that's nothing but a good thing.

5 things to do this week in LA

From the heart of the Southland, this is 5 Every Week.

Eddie Murphy receives top US humor prize at Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presented the comedian Sunday with the Mark Twain Prize, the nation's top prize for humor. The tribute will be broadcast Nov. 23 on PBS.

Bill Cosby suffers series of setbacks in sex assault cases

A year after allegations of sexual assault resurfaced and snowballed, women who've accused the comedian of sexual assault are giving emotional interviews en masse, judges are ruling against him and colleges are continuing to revoke honorary degrees.

'Sicario' composer used a 32-foot pipe organ to amp up the film's suspense

The Frame’s John horn spoke with composer Jóhann Jóhannsson about how he used music to amp up the stakes in the new drug war film, “Sicario.”

Poll: Are there too many TV shows?

As consumers, we've got an overwhelming amount of quality shows to choose from. But how much is too much?

FX CEO John Landgraf says there's anxiety in the TV business

John Landgraf, the CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions sparked a debate earlier this year when he said "there is simply too much television.” He stands by his statement.

Filmweek Marquee: ‘Sicario,’ ‘Everest,’ ‘Black Mass’ and more

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Henry Sheehan review this week’s new releases including “Sicario,” “Everest,” “Black Mass” and more: TGI-Filmweek!

Mets beat sleeping Dodgers 3-2 to reach NLCS

Daniel Murphy stole an uncovered third base and went on to score the tying run, then hit a go-ahead homer off Zack Greinke to lead the New York Mets over the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Thursday night.