Maybe it's the boundary-pushing programming. Maybe it's the red carpet-defying dress code. Whatever the reason, the Sundance Film Festival seems to rock a little harder than most, consistently…
Four of this year's most visually striking dramas -- "I Am Love," "Somewhere," "Cairo Time" and "Eat Pray Love" -- are set in places that are so integral to the narrative that the stories could not…
"I'm a designer who likes to go a bit nuts," says production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, best known for his big, bold statements in films like "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" and "Superman Returns."
Stephen Frears' "Tamara Drewe" opens with the vision of a muscular, shirtless hunk splitting wood as the sun rises over rolling pastures and the music of chirping birds fills the air.
It comes as little surprise to learn that Sofia Coppola, a filmmaker for whom music often plays a scene-stealing role, enlisted Phoenix, the French rock band fronted by her boyfriend Thomas Mars, to…
Way back in 2005, when an indie musician appeared on a show like "The O.C.," it was a boost for their career but deadly for their credibility. For the network, landing a cool new band was considered…
After spending nearly five years co-writing the script for "The Kids Are All Right," Lisa Cholodenko found herself, last July, with just 23 days in which to shoot the film.
As a DJ and host for the tastemaking public radio station KCRW since 1991, Liza Richardson has more street cred than she knows what to do with.
For a good five years now, developers, restaurateurs, promoters and event producers have been hyping the rebirth of downtown Los Angeles, hoping visitors would see beyond Skid Row to the thriving…
When your goal is to entertain the biggest talents, trendsetters and image makers in the entertainment industry, the quest to impress is never-ending. A party space just can't be too unique or too…