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Scarlett Johansson Isn’t the First Actor to Sue a Studio—and She Won’t Be the Last

The 'Black Widow's star's lawsuit is the first of its kind in the streaming era, but Hollywood talent suing studios is a time-honored tradition
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What to Stream This Weekend: FBOY Island, Jungle Cruise, and More

A roundup of the best movies and shows available right in your living room
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Updated! All of L.A.’s Outdoor Movie Nights and Pop-Up Drive-Ins

Who doesn't love movie magic under the stars?
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Why ‘Ghost World’ Was 20 Years Ahead of Its Time

Terry Zwigoff's 2001 cult classic about two alienated teen misfits was far more prescient than anyone gives it credit for
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Best of L.A. 2021: A Critic’s Favorite L.A. Movie Theaters

Which L.A. movie theater is best? Depends on what you’re looking for
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How ‘Boyz N the Hood’ Shined a Spotlight on This South L.A. Street 30 Years Ago

Three decades ago, John Singleton's groundbreaking film turned Cimarron Street into a beloved L.A. landmark—and it's still celebrated today
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‘The Fast and the Furious’ Turns 20: A Look at Its Locations Then and Now

Two decades ago, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker tore through the streets of L.A., from Silver Lake to San Pedro. We retraced their tire tracks
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Hollywood Is Embracing a Post-Vax Slate Made to Fill Theaters

After a year of dour dramas about dementia and American despair, movie lovers can look forward to films that actually sound...fun

Young Filmmakers Set Out to Capture the Complexity of L.A. and the Results Are Beautiful

As part of a Frieze L.A. program, emerging movie makers created L.A.-centric meditations on everything from gig work to filmmaking itself—and you can watch them all
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Amazon Is Buying Iconic Hollywood Studio MGM for $8.45 Billion

Jeff Bezos's big acquisition is being called Amazon's "biggest move yet into the entertainment industry"