News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by A Martínez
Airs Weekdays 2 to 3 p.m.

On the Lot: Quentin Tarantino destroys things and Reese Witherspoon steps out of her element




Gael García Bernal as Maziar Bahari in
Gael García Bernal as Maziar Bahari in "Rosewater", written and directed by Jon Stewart, opening November 7, 2014.
Laith Al-Majali

Listen to story

10:04
Download this story 4MB

"Wild"

For a fourth week in a row, "I am Groot" means  "Guardians of the Galaxy" continues to smash expectations at the box office. On top of that, Jon Stewart and Reese Witherspoon are premiering a couple of films this week at the Toronto Film Festival, and Bill Murray participated in his first ever "Bill Murray Day" during the festival.

Quentin Tarantino is taking over a historic revival theater here in L.A. in typical Tarantino fashion ... by destroying something. And two studios that are having kind of a tough time are Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks SKG and Warner Brothers.

"Rosewater"

Rebecca Keegan, who writes about film for the Los Angeles Times, joined Take Two for "On the Lot," a regular discussion of entertainment.



You care about today's news. And you're not alone.

Join others who support independent journalism.