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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 new 'Transformers' sequel has shattered box office records ... in China. The movie is a critical bomb here, but reviewers are apparently AWOL in China.
How does a particular TV show wind up an Emmy nominee in a particular category? The Emmy Awards let distributors pick the category, and the guidelines are open to manipulation.
What “Ishtar” was to movies and New Coke was to soda, “Paula” is to recorded music. Or so reviewers say. Read some reviews and listen to a track.
KPCC's John Horn reflects on the amazing life of Louis Zamperini — subject of the upcoming film "Unbroken," war hero, former Olympian and Rose Parade Grand Marshal.
After starring in two expensive box office bombs, Kitsch produced, funded and starred in "Pieces," which premieres in Palm Springs this weekend.
It’s unlikely Hollywood will abandon its addiction to sequels — but that doesn’t mean the resulting productions have to be as cynical as the thinking behind them.
We have great movies about boxing, baseball and even hockey. But soccer? (And don't talk to us about "Bend It Like Beckham.") Do you have a favorite soccer movie?
Tom Cruise is the big draw for "Edge of Tomorrow," opening Friday, but estimates say he won't be enough. What does this say about the ability of star power to fuel big hits?
J.J. Abrams, the director of next year’s “Star Wars” sequel, sent a clever tweet on Wednesday about leaked set photos. Here's why he should continue sharing with fans.