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John Horn is the host of The Frame. He previously was a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, where he covered the film business for more than a decade. Before joining The Times, Horn was a senior writer at Newsweek magazine, a senior editor at Premiere magazine, an entertainment reporter for The Associated Press and a television reporter for the Orange County Register. He is an honors graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in Dramatic Arts. He is a former member of the vestry at All Saints Church and a former member of the boards of the National Arts Journalism Program and Union Station Homeless Services.
Stories by John Horn
In its continuing march toward global domination, "Hamilton" nabbed a record-setting 16 nominations. But it's not the only Broadway success of the past year.
Alex Brightman, the lead in the musical 'School of Rock,' knew he couldn't do a Jack Black impression — so he channeled W.C. Fields and Walter Matthau instead.
The concert promoter behind Coachella and Stagecoach has assembled some of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll history for a one-off festival this October.
The filmmaker and her producer, Joy Gorman Wettels, insisted to financiers that their lead character had to be an actress of a certain age. And that's where Sarandon came in.
Vulture's senior editor Kyle Buchanan notes two Hollywood casting trends: studios placing top black actors in non-human roles and casting white actors to play Asian roles.
Raymond Lee stars in "Office Hour," a new play about an antisocial, potentially violent student — and the teacher who tries to get through to him.
The writer, restaurateur and TV host opens up about his fallout with the ABC show, "Fresh Off The Boat," and why he decided to write about the domestic abuse in his childhood home.
Interspersing the work of British-Somali poet Warsan Shire with her own expletive-laden dialogue and lyrics, Beyoncé has taken a bold step forward in her artistic evolution.
The director says he wrote the music for "Once" before coming up with the visuals, "Begin Again" was "the difficult second album," and his latest was an opportunity "to come back home."
The comedian uses his brand of sociopolitical humor and insight in a new CNN docu-series that sets out to engage Americans with divergent views.
The music festival has shifted from featuring indie artists to EDM acts and DJs; and Doppler Labs used the festival to promote earbuds that allow the user to customize the sound mix at each stage.
The Frame's host, John Horn, visited the CinemaCon exhibit floor to get an idea of how theater owners are hoping to keep you going back to the multiplex.
The associate artistic director at the Center Theater Group was recently appointed by President Obama to the National Council on the Arts.
The company presented its 2016 film slate at CinemaCon, which includes Woody Allen's "Café Society" and Kenneth Lonergan's "Manchester by the Sea."
The first day of the Las Vegas convention for movie theater owners featured some mixed news for Hollywood, as well as talk about a new, controversial method of distribution