"It's great to be back. This is so much more fun than directing movies, I can't even begin to tell you." So quipped Jason Reitman at the start of the fourth season of Film Independent's Live Read at…
For his eight-episode HBO docuseries "Sonic Highways," creator, director, executive producer, Foo Fighter and professional cool-older-brother Dave Grohl has hatched a novel premise: With his band and…
Playing a fortysomething patrician woman afflicted with ALS, Hilary Swank gives a sensitive, nuanced illustration of the disease's horrible physical toll in George C. Wolfe's "You're Not You."
Sisters Jennifer and Lynda Lopez had planned to launch a charitable organization since Jennifer was first vaulted into the public eye. Their talks grew more tangible when both were pregnant, and as…
"Left Behind" is cheap-looking, overwrought kitsch of the most unintentionally hilarious order, its eschatological bent representing its only real shot at box office redemption.
Perhaps the worst one can say about "Kill the Messenger" is that it sometimes plays like a condensed version of a first-rate cable miniseries.
Welcoming producer, rapper, director and Wu-Tang Clan founder the RZA to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Tuesday night, the Film Independent at LACMA series scored an excellent 35mm print of…
The first thing to know about John Ridley's "Jimi: All Is By My Side" is that the writer-director was unable to secure rights to any of Jimi Hendrix's original songs or recordings.
Scott Frank's detective thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" is, at heart, a fully old-fashioned pulp potboiler.
For her intriguing feature-film debut, "Second Coming," playwright Debbie Tucker Green poses a bold question -- what if a modern-day, middle-class British woman found herself miraculously…