The Frame

Movies, music, TV, arts and entertainment, straight from Southern California. Hosted by John Horn

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Recent Episodes from The Frame

'Atomic Blonde' director; Flying Lotus debut film 'Kuso'; Composer Michael Giacchino

“Atomic Blonde" director David Leitch is a former stunt man and coordinator, but this is his first solo directing effort; Musician Flying Lotus called on British animator David Firth to help him make his debut film, "Kuso"; Film composer Michael Giacchino has written scores for every reboot and remake from his childhood, including “Star Trek,” “Star Wars” and “Mission Impossible."

Jessica Williams; CA tax credits for big-budget films; Comic-Con movies

Actress and "Daily Show" veteran Jessica Williams is now starring in "The Incredible Jessica James," her first feature film; the California Film Commission announced tax incentives for eight movies, including titles with budgets over $75 million; and Hollywood Reporter film writer Borys Kit talks about the winners and losers at Comic-Con.

Thomas Wilkins; Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross; Jeffrey Katzenberg's next move

Thomas Wilkins wears many musical hats, including being the principal conductor for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra; Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have collaborated on film scores and Nine Inch Nails albums, and now they're bandmates; Jeffrey Katzenberg is seeking backers for his idea to create high-quality content for mobile devices.

Edie Falco in 'Landline'; Ai Weiwei's 'Hansel & Gretel' installation

Edie Falco has gone from “The Sopranos” to “Nurse Jackie,” and now her latest is the indie film, “Landline”; “Hansel & Gretel” at New York's Park Avenue Armory is an installation by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron that explores the meaning of public space in our surveillance-laden world.

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