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Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017

"La La Land" steamrolled, "Moonlight" swooped in at the last minute and Meryl Streep offered a stirring rebuke to president-elect Donald Trump at a schizophrenic Golden Globes that pivoted between heartfelt moments of protest and a desire to sing and dance.

Damien Chazelle's bright-hued...

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017

American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced nominations for the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in 10 categories of film, television and documentaries.  Winners will be revealed during ACE’s annual black-tie awards ceremony on Friday, January 27, 2017 in the...

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

Choreographer Mandy Moore was lying under a car on the hot pavement while more than 100 dancers above her twirled through gridlocked LA freeway traffic during the opening number of "La La Land ."

The sequence was months in the making - the most complicated ever undertaken by Moore, who's...

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Before his first feature, the well-received Medicine for Melancholy, director Barry Jenkins made an early mark as a filmmaker with a 2013 short titled Chlorophyl, an evocation of his native Miami emphasizing changes wrought through urban renewal. The film premiered at the local...

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

Damien Chazelle’s Los Angeles musical “La La Land” sang and danced its way to a leading seven Golden Globes nominations, with Barry Jenkins’ celebrated coming-of-age tale “Moonlight” close on its heels with six nods.

“La La Land” earned nominations for its lead actors, Emma Stone and Ryan...

Monday, Dec. 12, 2016

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced and honored the winners of the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards on Sunday (12/11) evening, live from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.  

“La La Land,” the most nominated film...

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016

Disney's "Moana" has continued to sit pretty atop the box office for its third consecutive weekend, but Damien Chazelle's musical "La La Land" was what really had audiences singing this weekend.

Playing in only five theaters, the lively and well-reviewed "La La Land" grossed a staggering...

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

Musical lovers, take a bow. Your favorite art form is having quite the cultural moment.

On Broadway, of course, we've got the "Hamilton" phenomenon, making the stage musical feel more vital and relevant than it has in years. And we have popular live TV revivals like "Grease" and "...

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association was captivated by Moonlight, bestowing upon writer-director Barry Jenkins’ film a total of four awards-Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography (for James Laxton) and Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali). La La Land was named...

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the film nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. “La La Land” leads all films this year with 12 nominations including Best Picture, Ryan Gosling for Best Actor, Emma Stone for Best Actress, Damien Chazelle for Best Director...

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