Film / Television

'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.

PHOTOS: The real-life 'Gangster Squad' and mobster Mickey Cohen

The new film “Gangster Squad” takes a fictionalized look at the LAPD vice division of the 1940s. The details are given dramatic license, but it's based in reality.

'Argo', 'Lincoln', 'Zero Dark Thirty' among Oscar nominees (Photos)

The 85th Academy Awards will be held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24. The live broadcast begins at 4 p.m. PST on ABC.

VIDEO: Watch the announcement of the Oscar nominations

The 85th Academy Awards will be held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24. The live broadcast begins at 4 p.m. PST on ABC.

The top 10 best LA-based crime movies

"Gangster Squad" is the latest in a long list of crime thrillers based in the City of Angels. Film historian Mark Jordan Legan tells us his 10 favorite L.A. crime films.

People's Choice Awards: How would YOU have voted? (poll, video)

Everyone’s favorite awards that don’t bear much similarity to other awards are live from the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night.

Young Turks doc to screen at Downtown Independent in Feb

Young Turks debuts Friday, February 8 at the Downtown Independent Theatre and will screen daily through the 14th.