The Frame

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

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Recent Episodes from The Frame

'Battle of the Sexes' co-directors; Emmy winner Reed Morano; Emmys debrief

'Battle of the Sexes' co-directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton say their movie about the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs is both about the public fight for gender equity and King's private struggle with her sexuality; newly minted Emmy winner Reed Morano on directing the first three episodes of 'The Handmaid's Tale'; What were the highs and lows of last night's Emmys?

Toronto Film Fest recap; 'Born This Way' isn't your typical reality TV show

We discuss some of the films that screened at TIFF and look at how the triad of fall film festivals (which includes Venice and Telluride) have already begun to shape the awards races; Reality TV veteran Jonathan Murray's latest show "Born This Way," follows a group of seven young adults with Down syndrome and their families.

Pacific Standard Time kickoff; Emmy chat; Natalie Portman and 'Eating Animals'

The Pacific Standard Time art extravaganza features more than 60 institutions across Southern California presenting Latino art; Hollywood Reporter TV critic Daniel Fienberg chats about who will win at the Emmy Awards; actress Natalie Portman has helped turn Jonathan Safran Foer’s book, “Eating Animals," into a documentary of the same name.

Artist Ai Wei Wei's doc 'Human Flow'; actor-director-producer Giancarlo Esposito

Artist Ai Wei Wei, now no longer under house arrest in China, spent a year traveling around the world to track the global refugee crisis for his documentary, "Human Flow." He tells The Frame he wants audiences to realize this crisis is a human crisis that cannot be ignored. And actor Giancarlo Esposito reveals the personal reasons he wanted to direct, produce and star in "The Show"– a satire about society's obsession with sensationalized reality TV.

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