Film / Television

Kathryn Joosten dies in Westlake Village

Joosten, who had battled lung cancer for 11 years, died Saturday at her home in Los Angeles, her publicist Nadine Jolson said.

FilmWeek: Snow White and the Huntsman, Battlefield America and more

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Wade Major and Charles Solomon to discuss this week’s new films.

The forces behind film prices

Why pay the same lousy twelve bucks to watch rotten-tomato “The Raven” as you would for big-screen blockbuster "The Avengers"?

Mike Birbiglia and Terry Gross hang out in new YouTube short

Watch comedian/author/"This American Life" personality Mike Birbiglia get to know "Fresh Air" host Terry Gross in this hilarious new short.

Oscar the couch: Academy debuts new outdoor theater

Abandon sofa and grab some grass -- the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is bringing a new open-air theater to Hollywood.

Bogart vs. Burberry: The beginning of a beautiful lawsuit

Of all the trench coats, in all the towns, in all the world, they had to promote mine. Humphrey Bogart's publicity rights co. is suing Burberry.

Adult film producer found in violation of federal obscenity laws by LA jury

An adult film producer was found guilty of violating federal obscenity laws for selling movies that depict bestiality and extreme fetishes.

FilmWeek: 'The Five-Year Engagement' and more

Larry Mantle is joined by KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Henry Sheehan and Charles Solomon to discuss this week’s new films.

New documentary looks at the competitive world of youth ballet

This week in New York City, hundreds of young ballet dancers are taking the stage at the Youth American Grand Prix — one of the world's most elite dance competitions. Director Bess Kargman talks with Madeleine Brand about the competitive world of youth ballet and her new dance documentary "First Position."

No fairytale ending for Rich Ross as Disney film studio chief

It is not happily ever after for Rich Ross, who announced that after two years at the Disney film studio, he will be stepping down as Chairman.

Polar bear mom star of 3-D film 'To the Arctic'

It wasn't until their final expedition that Greg and Shaun MacGillivray found the stars of their latest project: A polar bear and her two cubs.

Mel Gibson still not a fan of the Jews, says screenwriter Joe Eszterhas

Obtained by The Wrap, Eszterhas' letter quotes offensive statements allegedly made by the actor that Gibson denies in his reply letter, obtained by Deadline.

Grauman's Chinese Theater to offer classic films for a quarter

To celebrate its 85th birthday, Grauman’s Chinese Theater is turning back the clock, and the cash register, introducing “25 Cent Movie Mondays.”

Weinstein Co. scores PG-13 rating for 'Bully'

After intense lobbying, the MPAA rating for controversial documentary "Bully" has been lowered from R to PG-13, but the change came with compromises.

Schwarzenegger talks 'Triplets' in secret 2011 interview

Never heard of the movie it's a sequel to, "Twins"? Well, that might mean you're 24 years old or under, because it came out 24 years ago in December 1988.

Hunger Games kills at weekend box office

"The Hunger Games" slaughtered at the box office this weekend, setting new records for film openings in March and for movies that aren't sequels.