At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
A film whose measured pace and minimal conflict seem better suited to pastoral living than arthouse viewing.
Downtown's Ritz-Carlton has the views, W Hollywood the scene, and Montage the address. L.A.'s trio of high-end hotel residences (condos to the rest of us) have hit their stride with buyers who…
Fans of pro football in Los Angeles should prepare to get even cozier with their TVs.
There are no easy rewards for the protagonist -- or indeed, the viewer -- of "It's All So Quiet," the austere but subtly powerful fifth feature of Dutch auteur Nanouk Leopold ("Wolfsbergen,"…
One thing is certain about the future of the Anschutz Entertainment Group: The pricetag for the Anschutz Co.'s entertainment and sports division will be high. And that's enough to rule out quite a…
An artfully downbeat drama that proves easier to admire than to embrace, "At Any Price" offers another highly specific snapshot of a little-seen American subculture from writer-helmer Ramin Bahrani.
Sports Entertainment Leadership Award winner Tim Leiweke lifts AEG to center stage of live events biz
A former rock 'n' roller withers on the vine in "California Solo," Marshall Lewy's forgettable sophomore effort (after a promising beginning with "Blue State").
Rounding out his "Globalization Trilogy" with another affecting, character-driven portrait designed to indict corporate opportunism, Micha X. Peled exposes the issues underlying a rash of farmer…
Los Angeles might not yet have an NFL team, but it does have a stadium name.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Who Should Win the 2017 Oscars? How Variety’s Critics Would Vote
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking