John Horn

Host, The Frame

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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

The Last Shadow Puppets want to disorientate their listeners

The band's new album, "Everything You've Come To Expect," reunites Alex Turner and Miles Kane after an eight-year hiatus.

N.W.A., Steve Miller, and others inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Despite some minor controversies, the newest class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame put on a crowd-pleasing show in Brooklyn.

'The Boss' director Ben Falcone won't let his kids watch his movies

Falcone and his wife, Melissa McCarthy, have made two R-rated films, and even though his kids appear in "The Boss," the language and material is too adult for them.

Ben Harper: 'We've come too far to still be here'

The socially-conscious singer and songwriter addresses police brutality against African Americans on his new album, "Call It What It Is."

‘Batman v. Superman’: DC showdown has $424 million opening weekend

Strong global ticket sales, particularly in China, helped Warner Bros.’ superhero epic soar at the box office, despite mostly negative reviews.

'Patience': Daniel Clowes knows his work will always be 'overshadowed' by superheroes

The celebrated graphic novelist spent five years working on his latest book, and though his work has been adapted into films, he knows he'll always be the little guy in the comic book industry.

"The Path" creator Jessica Goldberg made a new religion for the new Hulu show

"The Meyerist Movement" is a cult-like group that serves as the center point in "The Path." The show's creator says she drew from a lot of different spiritual beliefs.

'Born To Be Blue': Ethan Hawke can relate to the rise and fall of Chet Baker

The actor found success at a young age in "Dead Poets Society," and just as with Chet Baker's career, Hawke found himself struggling to keep the momentum going.

Rostam Batmanglij and his life after Vampire Weekend

The songwriter and musician talks about his new direction, how living in Los Angeles inspires him, and how he feels comfortable singing about his sexuality

Jesse Eisenberg wants to humanize Lex Luthor

The actor and writer says it’s his goal to make an audience understand horrible people — both in the plays he writes and the characters he portrays.

‘Batman v. Superman’ producer Charles Roven on extending the DC universe

The veteran film producer talks about upcoming DC movies, what he learned from the “Dark Knight” trilogy, and why he hates spoilers.

Jerrod Carmichael's sitcom finds the funny in the serious

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael's show tackles serious topics such as gender identity, police brutality and Bill Cosby, all in front of a real-life audience.

Police drummer Stewart Copeland performs live score to 'Ben-Hur'

Stewart Copeland uses trash cans and other untraditional instruments to amp up the action for the 1925 silent classic.

Asian American filmmakers react to Academy's plans to expand membership

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a range of leadership appointments to its board of governors and to its various branches. The moves are a response to months of criticism over how to expand the ranks of its membership.

'Offensive’ Oscar jokes mobilize Asian Americans in Hollywood

Ang Lee, Sandra Oh and George Takei are among the signatories protesting “tone-deaf” jokes about Asians at this year’s Oscars.