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Owen Franken

'The Man Behind the Clown' shows Jerry Lewis as more than a comic

French filmmaker, Gregory Monro, examined the comedian's career as a director, which Lewis believed he never received proper credit for.

Elsa Flores Almaráz

Carlos Almaraz's art was steeped in the dualities of sexual and ethnic identity

A new exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art traces the painter's work from his civil rights activist days to a style that was deeply personal.

Celebration Theater

'La La Land' gets a drag parody that's so bad it's good

Box office receipts are one way of gauging a film's success. So are awards. But how about when a movie gets its own drag parody show? "La La Land" now can say it has all three.
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Fox Searchlight Pictures

'Patti Cake$' director Geremy Jasper drew from his musical past to make his first movie

The former singer of the indie band The Fever talks about how he made the leap from struggling musician to full-fledged filmmaker.
Doc McStuffins with Stuffy

Disney Jr

Wanda Sykes brings same-sex parenting to Disney's ‘Doc McStuffins’

Comedian Wanda Sykes and Chris Nee, the creator of “Doc McStuffins,” discuss an episode of the Disney Jr. show that features same-sex parents.

Sorosh Tavakoli via Flickr

Spotify makes an effort to strike 'hate music' from its platform

After Digital Music News wrote on "hate-music" groups on Spotify, the streaming service began to remove racist, violent music associated with alt-right movement.
Gook

Samuel Goldwyn Films

'Gook' revisits the LA riots through a Korean-American lens

"When I told [my dad] that I wanted to make this film, he was really confused," says Chon. "He didn't understand why I wanted to revisit such a traumatic time."
(L-R) Janicza Bravo, Brett Gelman and Megan Mullally on the set of "Lemon."

Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

With 'Lemon,' Brett Gelman & Janicza Bravo make art out of anxiety

The husband-and-wife duo Janicza Bravo and Brett Gelman funneled anxiety, dread and discomfort into their feature film "Lemon."

Joan Marcus

'Curious Incident' actor on playing a brilliant character whose mind works differently

Adam Langdon stars in "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," the story of an incredibly intelligent teen who can't articulate his emotions.
Game of Thrones

HBO

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau goes from ‘Game of Thrones’ to gangster

The "Game of Thrones" star — Jaime Lannister himself — talks about the HBO show and his role in the new film "Shot Caller."