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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.
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Robin Swicord knew she could make the film affordable and direct it herself. It was a strategy she employed after a big budget film she'd written was taken away from her.
What does a war movie look like in the Trump Era? One of the first is “War Machine” from Australian writer/director David Michod.
Before Netflix announced there would be no second season of the ambitious and expensive series, the filmmaker said he would bow out.
The documentary examines how The Grateful Dead found its sound and community, and made the charismatic Jerry Garcia a reluctant leader.
Following the Manchester bombing, NPR music critic Ann Powers wrote, "Young girls loving music, whatever kind of music, are truth. I believe in them and nothing can annihilate their truth."
The documentary investigates a mysterious murder, but then finds a bigger story about sexual abuse and the power of the Catholic Church in Maryland.
Charlie Brooker and his co-executive producer, Annabel Jones, talk about their dark sci-fi series that's been likened to a modern-day "Twilight Zone."
The fallout from the ill-fated Fyre Festival continues, with news that the FBI is looking into possible fraud committed by the promoters.
Dwain Worrell was teaching English in China when he submitted a screenplay through Amazon's open submission site. Weeks later he was headed back to the US with a movie deal in hand.
Anna Ziegler's play "Actually" delves deeply into the murky territory that often surrounds the he-said, she-said accounts of a reported sexual assault.
Tom Brady and a Washington Monument penis joke figure prominently in a joke theft accusation that may land Conan O'Brien in court.
The 2017 summer movie season will be dominated by sequels, but there are also plenty of promising original films to watch out for too.
In 2014, Oliver rallied his viewers to contact the Federal Communications Commission in support of net neutrality. With the new FCC head looking to roll back regulations, Oliver is back at it.
Brett Berns makes a documentary about his dad — an influential producer who shaped the sound of pop and R&B in the '60s when the music industry resembled the Wild West.
The new Netflix series uses satirical, self-referential comedy to address touchy topics like race, politics and sexuality.