Ten years ago, digital visual effects meant that a film could have an imaginary but almost realistic-looking creature dancing down the middle of the street. Today, the street itself may very well be…
Ten years ago, screenwriter Grant Nieporte struck up a conversation with a stranger at a cocktail party. Sporting a leather sport coat and a ponytail amid a country club crowd, the man seemed like…
Music biopics are such heavily trod turf these days, one could almost be excused for thinking Dewey Cox, the fictional main character played by John C. Reilly in Jake Kasdan's "Walk Hard," was some…
The right onscreen music can make or break any scene. Seldom, however, does the very existence of a TV series depend on one song, as with ABC's new time-traveling detective drama "Life on Mars,"…
If Black Iris were an actress, you might be kind of sick of seeing her face right now. The work of this music collective -- with outposts in New York, Los Angeles and Richmond, Va. -- is all over…
Forget the fusty furniture. Reinvented in London almost a decade ago and now thriving in New York, the culture of private social clubs has finally come to Los Angeles.
Got your heart set on a Mercedes McLaren or a Birkin bag in ostrich, with gold hardware? How about a last-minute table at Cut, or seats in the Dodger dugout?
Once synonymous with bums and punks, the Bowery's current renaissance is sensitive to the neighborhood's history.
To look at this year's Oscar nominees for art direction -- "American Gangster," "Atonement," "The Golden Compass," "Sweeney Todd" and "There Will Be Blood" -- is to see the full range of approaches…
The film follows the stories of five autistic children and their parents as the kids write, rehearse and perform an original musical in Los Angeles under the guidance of drama teacher Elaine Hall…