Film / Television

Study finds more women direct indie films than Hollywood movies

A USC study finds that women wrote, directed, or produced nearly a third of the films shown at Sundance between 2002 and 2012.

Ray Greene on Sundance 2013: 'Interior: Leather Bar'

There is a strong pornographic flavor to much of "Interior. Leather Bar," including lingering images of male body parts we don't necessarily associate with actors who star in Disney tentpole films.

The James Sundance 2013: Franco Perplex and Christine Voros' KINK

"Kink" is an intriguing but ultimately tiring documentary about fetish filmmaking. The more layered and intriguing "Interior: Leather Bar" offers a genre-defying blend of narrative, documentary and experimental approaches.

Sketch to screen: The history of film costume illustration (Photos)

When Deborah Nadoolman Landis was starting out in the costume shops of major Hollywood studios, she remembers finding “stacks and stacks” of old drawings - stuffed under tables, into walls for insulation, underfoot, being used as doormats. At that time, no one considered the sketches made for costume designs to be art.

Robert Wagner declines to be interviewed in Natalie Wood death

Robert Wagner has declined to be interviewed by detectives in a renewed inquiry into the drowning death of his wife Natalie Wood three decades ago.

Empire strikes back at White House's Death Star decision

The White House made news by rejecting the idea of building a Death Star (while also promoting the space program and science education). Now, the Empire has responded.

'7 Up!' grows up into a life-long project for Michael Apted

Apted continued his own life trajectory by becoming an acclaimed director, while revisiting the series every seven years. The latest installment, directed by Apted, is 56 Up!, which opens in L.A. this Friday.

Director Kathryn Bigelow defends torture scenes in "Zero Dark Thirty"

Director Kathryn Bigelow is defending torture scenes in "Zero Dark Thirty," saying the military hunt for Osama bin Laden wasn't free of moral consequences.

10 best posts from Arnold Schwarzenegger's Reddit AMA

“Former Mr. Olympia, Conan, Terminator, and Governor of California. I killed the Predator.” That’s how our former governor introduced himself as he took to Reddit.

Japanese film director Nagisa Oshima dies at 80

Nagisa Oshima, a Japanese director known for internationally acclaimed films "Empire of Passion" and "In the Realm of the Senses," has died of pneumonia. He was 80.

VIDEO: Jodie Foster's not-quite-coming-out Golden Globes speech

Jodie Foster made news by kind-of-coming out at the Golden Globes Sunday night, but in an odd opening she shouted out NBC’s “Saturday Night Live."

'Argo,' 'Les Miserables' win best-pic Golden Globes (PHOTOS)

The Iran hostage thriller "Argo" was a surprise best-drama winner at Sunday's Golden Globes, beating out the Civil War epic "Lincoln," which had emerged as an awards-season favorite.

'Hunger Games' goes from People's Choice wins to costume tour, auction

“The Hunger Games” cleaned up big at the People’s Choice Awards this week, and now you can see some of those outfits the young stars were getting sweaty and dirty in.

Warner wins rights to Superman; creators lose out on royalties (video)

A loss would have meant that money earned since 1999 would have had to be shared with the creators' heirs. Here’s a look at some of Superman's big box office portrayals.

(POLL) Oscars: Who got snubbed? And who would you have picked?

Spanning the disbelief spectrum from disappointment to outrage, here is an exhaustive collection of snubees. Which film do you think deserved a shot at best picture?

David Magee on Life of Pi's journey from novel to film

'Life of Pi' writer David Magee talk about their journey to transform Yann Martel's magical novel into film.