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

Taylor Kitsch, hungry for creative control, directs a new short film

After starring in two expensive box office bombs, Kitsch produced, funded and starred in "Pieces," which premieres in Palm Springs this weekend.

'22 Jump Street' directors wanted a sequel that's actually good

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.

World Cup 2014: Where's the Great American Soccer Movie?

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?

Cruise's 'Tomorrow' may flop: Is the era of the movie star over?

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?

'Star Wars: Episode VII': JJ Abrams' Millennium Falcon tweet and the Mystery Box

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.