The Frame

Movies, music, TV, arts and entertainment, straight from Southern California. Hosted by John Horn

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Robbing the cradle onscreen; Rupert Parkes, aka Photek; tax breaks lure TV shows to CA

Recent Episodes from The Frame

Roger Guenveur Smith's 'Rodney King;' What if the WGA strikes?

To mark the 25th anniversary of the LA Riots, actor-writer Roger Guenveur Smith's fiery solo show “Rodney King” has been turned into a Spike Lee film in which Smith places the beating of King in a broader social context. How did the 2007 writers strike affect the wider economy of LA and California and who would be affected if they strike again? The Fyre Festival is a fiasco.

John Waters makes trouble; 'Silicon Valley' women; Summer movie ratings

Filmmaker (and self-professed troublemaker) John Waters spits some wisdom about living life by your terms and offers his advice for young people in his new book, "Make Trouble"; A look at the women of the real and the fictional 'Silicon Valley'; Summer blockbusters hitting theaters sooner and sooner and what actually defines a summer movie is rapidly changing.

'Casting JonBenet'; rock billboards of the Sunset Strip; WGA history

The unsolved JonBenet Ramsey murder became the focal point of a documentary that looks at the making of a film about the case; 50 years ago, the Sunset Strip became an outdoor gallery of billboards that promoted new albums; The Writers Guild was formed in 1921 as a social group.

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