Crushing news: One of the warmest, brightest American filmmakers to come of age in the 1970s, Jonathan Demme, has died at age 73.
The online film site Indiewire reported Wednesday that the Oscar-winning director of "The ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific Ocean took personal responsibility Wednesday for a series of White House and Pentagon misstatements that led to global confusion about the location of an aircraft ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The nation's top telecommunications regulator on Wednesday unveiled a plan to dismantle the tough net neutrality rules for online traffic that Democrats pushed through in 2015 over the objections of major ...Read more
The on-again, off-again speech by conservative pundit Ann Coulter at the University of California, Berkeley appears to be off again.
Coulter told The New York Times in an email Wednesday that she was unlikely to give the ...Read more
Once again, Jeff Goldblum's world is about to get a little more Jurassic.
He will be returning to the "Jurassic Park" franchise in the fifth film, currently untitled and scheduled for release on June 22, 2018, according ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump plans to fight a U.S. judge's decision to freeze his order threatening funding to state and local governments that refuse to cooperate fully with immigration agents.
"We'll see them in...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Racing to convey a sense of momentum to President Donald Trump's sluggish legislative agenda, the White House unveiled what it called "the biggest tax cut" in U.S. history Wednesday, just ahead of the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Ready or not, Hollywood may be thrust into another writers' strike in less than a week.
A decade after the previous walkout that lasted 100 days, film and TV executives are once again bracing for a strike ...Read more
The fierce debate over public land in the West is expected to intensify following President Donald Trump's signing of an executive order Wednesday that could lead to the reduction or elimination of some national monuments....Read more
Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme, 73, died Wednesday morning in New York City. Family sources say the cause of death was esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease.
Demme started out making B-movies ("...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's top diplomat called President Donald Trump's proposal to build a border wall "an unfriendly, hostile act" that will further aggravate increasingly tense relations between the longtime allies.
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared April 25 "La La Land" Day Tuesday morning to celebrate Damien Chazelle's Oscar-winning ode to the city.
Which got us thinking: What other L.A.-centric films should ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, probably broke federal law by failing to disclose on a 2016 security clearance application that he had done ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Chicago's Trump Tower has an unusually large number of condominiums for sale and for rent, and real estate agents predict that a glut of available units in the building may pressure owners to drop their prices. ...Read more
"Norman" is an unquestionably wonderful film braided together from many tones and moods. It offers the qualities of a finely nuanced, funny entertainment with serious moments that are biting without being cruel, poignant ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- For Nicole Cuff and her friends, the 1992 Los Angeles riots used to feel like a piece of history, told in old stories by their parents or discussed and analyzed in school.
Recently, though, it's started to ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Just in time for "La La Land's" DVD release, the film got a love letter of its own from Los Angeles in a ceremony Tuesday morning on the steps of City Hall.
"It is my pleasure to declare today in the city ...Read more
In another blow against decades of accepted medical wisdom, one of the most prestigious, long-running studies reports that lowering sodium intake doesn't reduce blood pressure.
The study also implies that most Americans ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is slapping hefty duties on billions of dollars of lumber imported from Canada, marking an escalation of trade tensions ahead of the president's promised effort to overhaul the North ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- When an angry mob erupted in violence across Los Angeles 25 years ago this week, two names were commonly invoked by those in the streets.
One is well-known: Rodney G. King, the black man beaten by a group ...Read more
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