Writer/director Scott Cooper made his feature debut four years ago with “Crazy Heart,” a hubris-downfall-redemption story that won Jeff Bridges the best actor Oscar he deserved for numerous earlier roles.
Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre turned out an exuberant performance featuring highlights from "The Nutcracker" on Dec. 1 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
For vegans, gluten-free eaters, allergy sufferers, and those concerned about added hormones and antibiotics, going out to eat must be like stepping into a mine field. Is the food truly toxin-free? Has there been cross-contamination?
Daniel Roebuck has some big slippers to fill.
When set decorator Claudette Didul needed to decorate Sally Draper's bedroom with 1960s-era clothing for an episode of "Mad Men" last season, she knew just the place.
The Disco Era — in film terms, roughly between “Jaws” and “Blue Velvet” — seemed pretty limp during its unfolding, but Shout! Factory's recent Blu-ray/DVD releases show it in a far more positive light.
It's that time of year when, once again, local stages light up with holiday-themed treats for audiences of varying ages.
We know too much about Mexico's drug war and not enough. We hear about it constantly, about the 60,000 murders and the slaughter of innocents, but getting a sense of what that means on the ground — and how pervasive its cultural influence is — is harder to come by. The potent documentary "Narco Cultura" is an excellent place to start.
Kathleen Hanna has never had an easy relationship with the media. Just three years into her musical career as the frontwoman of Bikini Kill, Hanna imposed a media blackout after some mainstream publications disparaged her feminist punk band with reductive criticisms — along the lines of calling them hairy-legged rape victims — and falsely reported that Hanna had endured incest.
If there’s one thing we have already learned this holiday season, it’s that we want our gratification instantly or not at all.