Film / Television

‘The Bible’ draws criticism over Satan actor resembling Obama

The show also used several Southern Californian religious experts to vet the biblical accuracy of their dramatization.

Desert Christ Park in Yucca Valley

Slow pans, intense but faded colors, snow-white statues of Christ, chips in the plaster, exposed rebar. A feeling of calm. Listen with the sound up or off. A lovely movie from Christopher Lee.

Documentaries help amplify conservative voice

The films screened at CPAC this year reflect a broader movement. As making and funding movies becomes more accessible, conservatives are trying to connect with a larger, younger audience.

Cue the shaking jello: A director you never heard of is doing 'Jurassic Park 4'

Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park 4" has been given a director — Spoiler alert: It's not Steven Spielberg.

Ed Asner released from hospital, diagnosed with exhaustion

Ed Asner's publicist says the 83-year-old actor is out of a Chicago-area hospital after being diagnosed with exhaustion.

Star Wars’s Ford, Hamill, Fisher signed on for Episode 7

A brand new Star Wars movie is only two short years away, and it looks like Luke, Leia and Han have all signed on to join in the fun — and revive their careers.

There's no place like ho... LLYWOOD! Oz's James Franco gets Walk of Fame star

James Franco stars in everything. Even the sidewalk. Related, here's a nightmarish sentence: The new "Wizard of Oz" movie opens this weekend.

6 things to love about LA's 'The Big Lebowski' turning 15 (very NSFW video)

The Big Lebowski celebrates a decade and a half of the Dude. Some "achievers" are posting thoughtful reflections. Others, curse words.

Fee-fi-ho-hum: 'Giant Slayer' scares up $28 million in magic beans

It wasn't exactly a mighty victory, but "Jack the Giant Slayer" won the weekend at the box office.

After Rhythm & Hues: Hollywood effects studios seek a new business model

Visual effects companies struggle even as their work wins Oscars. One award-winning artist says the solution may be a new business model.

Patt Morrison's inside view of the Oscars

Patt Morrison was lucky enough to be invited to the Oscars this year! She gives us the scoop on what she saw and what it was like to be 5th row at Hollywood's biggest night of the year.

Green lit: Biz mag 'Variety' to kill daily print edition, tear down paywall

The near 110-year-old entertainment trade publication is ending its daily print edition and removing the website paywall. It also has three new editors-in-chief.

Oscars, Schmoscars! Sean Penn wins first annual Ernie award

'While I'm genuinely sorry to not be in the location that Ernie is most likely to be staring down at tonite, if only so I could look up and say "Hey!," I'm very pleased to be acknowledged with anything bearing his name.'

Rhythm & Hues wins Oscar for 'Life of Pi' after bankruptcy filing

The visual effects work that Rhythm and Hues Studios did on "Life of Pi" was worth an Oscar. But it couldn't keep the firm from bankruptcy.

Oscars 2013: Affleck's 'Argo' gets best picture, Day-Lewis best actor, Lawrence best actress (List, Photos)

Ben Affleck's "Argo," a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards. See the complete list of winners.

KPCC Academy Awards Viewing Party in the Crawford Family Forum

Tonight is Hollywood's biggest night of the year! If you couldn't make it to our viewing party in the Crawford Family Forum, join us virtually as we chat along with the show.