The Ultimate Los Angeles Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

There will be wining and there will be dining across the city this Feb. 14. Get a jump on the action with our latest list of hot items and experiences

Counter Programming: Something Bittersweet, Something Bleakly Funny

Your guide to the best indie films of the weekend—popcorn not included

Quick Take: The Master

Paul Thomas Anderson has become America’s poet of visual silence, in a manner that more and more recalls Stanley Kubrick.
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Jacqueline Lyanga Watches 400 Movies to Prepare for AFI FEST

She is the festival director, after all

Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ May Be the Music Biopic to End All Biopics

From Elton John to Queen, Hollywood has long been in love with rock stars, but this music film may really be the king

Celestial Demon

Robert Downey Jr. grew up in the crosshairs of show business and bohemia. His father was an “underground” filmmaker in the ’60s (when the underground implied revolution in the...

New DVD Release: A Separation by Sony Pictures Classics

It’s a wonder there’s room on the package to list every accolade collected by this film (Sony Pictures Classics, $20), easily the most universally acclaimed movie of 2011. What could...

How the Salton Sea, Once a Leisure Destination, Became an Ecological Time Bomb

Filmmaker Greg Bassenian explores an environmental disaster decades in the making in a fascinating new documentary

The Kawaller Report: Outfest Fusion Edition

The iconic queer film festival's outlet for filmmakers of color opened over the final weekend of March 2023, and we hit the red carpet
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A Pop-Up Drive-In Is Coming to the Rose Bowl in July

Classic movies, kids movies, stand-up comedy, and more, all from the comfort of your COVID-free car