Contemporary classical composer David Lang didn't exactly chronicle his life in music when writing the score to Jonathan Parker's new film "(Untitled)," a satire opening Friday that skewers the New…
Lynn Nottage's "Ruined," which won this year's Pulitzer Prize for drama, mulls the ongoing conflict in the Congo from an exclusively female perspective.
Karen Olivo was just a teenager when she took her first stab at Anita, the fiery Puerto Rican who often steals the show in productions of "West Side Story."
While many in the fine-arts world are slashing budgets, Deborah Borda, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn., seems headed in the opposite direction. Her organization has stood its…
It may not exactly be the Year of the Woman, but this year's Outfest - the 27th iteration of L.A.'s seminal gay and lesbian film festival - leans more heavily toward lesbian fare than any in recent…
The BBC has been adapting the novels of Charles Dickens for as long as it's been doing drama. What's new is the depth and breadth -- OK, the length -- of the latest TV versions, the most recent being…
Rogue FBI agent Charles Barker, the lead character in A&E's "The Beast," is about as far as you can get from Johnny Castle, the sexy terpsichorean who stole Jennifer Grey's heart in "Dirty Dancing."
FIT Program, Oakland Community College LARRY AUGUST Lead Instructor
USC old-timers fondly remember "the stables," a nickname for the rickety old structures that housed the university's film department through the '80s. Now, the opening of the first two structures in…
Like many of the characters they often create, screenwriters are a diverse bunch, and so are this year's recipients of the honorary awards given by the WGA -- with men and women, gays and straights…