6 days ago | Film and TV
The Hollywood Heritage Museum sits on the site of the old Lasky-DeMille Barn — one of Hollywood's original film studios. Friday night it will house a full program of festivities swirling around silent comedian Buster Keaton.
8 days ago | Culture
Los Angeles has officially declared June 16 “Buster Keaton Day.” Hosted by the International Buster Keaton Society (known collectively as the Damfinos, after the eponymous vessel in the 1921 short subject The Boat), the celebration will reach a cl...
13 days ago | Film and TV
Until his untimely death at 54, Bill Gunn was a talent to be reckoned with. A celebrated playwright and screenwriter, he also directed three features, including Personal Problems, a rarely seen 1980 "experimental soap opera" co-written with Ishmae...
20 days ago | Events
The American Cinematheque's rare tribute to Czech animator Jirí Trnka continues with a program headlined by A Midsummer Night's Dream, a phantasmagoric Shakespeare adaptation performed entirely by puppets.
27 days ago | Events
REDCAT's International Children's Film Festival is such a good idea it's a wonder there aren't more like it. Essentially a highbrow immersion in international cinema (except, you know, for kids), the fest spans three weekends of short subjects fro...
1 month ago | Events
The slow-burn farces of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are timeless in their exuberant silliness. That's why they seem to play better to kids today than some of the other geniuses from the Golden Age of Comedy. The Old Town Music Hall in El Segundo ...