Entertainment & Arts
Entertainment & Arts
Movie theaters face 'existential' threat from COVID-19: 'Without new movies, it's over'
Movie theater owners fret as Hollywood studios hold off on new releases amid the COVID-19 pandemic: "If we go a year without new movies, it's over."latimes.com
Thomas Kail explains how Eliza's gasp at the end of 'Hamilton' came to be
What does that final moment for Eliza Hamilton actually mean? Now that 'Hamilton' is on Disney+, director Thomas Kail addresses the theories.latimes.com
Endless drinks and flowing feelings in genre-bending documentary 'Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets'
Directed by brothers Bill Ross IV and Turner Ross, "Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets" looks at the final night of a dive bar as a makeshift community readies itself to move on.latimes.com
He helped others, then he took his life. The last days of film producer Steve Bing
Steve Bing was a complicated, private man, but his suicide came as a shock, bringing a tragic, public end to the enigmatic film producer and philanthropist at age 55.latimes.com
'Palm Springs' ending explained: What really happened? And what's up with those dinosaurs?
Uh, so what really happened to Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti's characters at the end of Hulu's sci-fi romantic comedy 'Palm Springs'?latimes.com
'The Old Guard' ending: Why Charlize Theron and Gina Prince-Bythewood want a sequel
The final scene in "The Old Guard" neatly sets up a sequel. Star and producer Charlize Theron and director Gina Prince-Bythewood drop some more hints about what could come next.latimes.com
Love in the stars: 'Mucho Mucho Amor' filmmakers on gender trailblazing astrologer Walter Mercado
Lin-Manuel Miranda was a fan of the beloved TV astrologer. His "Hamilton" mojo helped white Hollywood execs see the value in "Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado."latimes.com
Emily Mortimer explains the 'extraordinary and bizarre' ending of 'Relic'
Emily Mortimer, who stars in Natalie Erika James' psychological horror "Relic," explains the film's strange, emotionally charged ending.latimes.com
Column: Cancel culture is as American as apple pie
It is the view of these 151 signers that cancel culture, stemming from the angry young internet wokes who demand to dominate the direction of the public discourse, is new. That is false.latimes.com
Armie Hammer and Elizabeth Chambers simultaneously file for divorce
After nearly 10 years of marriage the two have decided to move on, but they have different demands regarding child custody and spousal support.latimes.com
What's on TV Saturday: Sunday Talk shows: 'Hotel Paranormal'
What's on TV Saturday, July 11, plus Sunday Talk shows: "Hotel Paranormal" on Travel; "Crikey! It's the Irwins"; movies on TVlatimes.com
Phoebe Robinson's imprint, Tiny Reparations Books, will amplify marginalized voices
Phoebe Robinson, star of "2 Dope Queens," has transitioned from writing to publishing to making social change.latimes.com
Jada Pinkett Smith confirms August Alsina relationship while she and Will were split
Jada Pinkett Smith confirms she had a romantic relationship with singer-songwriter August Alsina — but she and Will Smith both say they've worked through it.latimes.com
Singer Lady A roasts country trio Lady A for 'ironic' trademark lawsuit
Blues singer Anita White slams the band Lady A, formerly Lady Antebellum, for suing her over the name she's used for decades.latimes.com
Katy Perry's new single encourages listeners to 'Smile'
The singer released the title track of her forthcoming album, "Smile," after sharing the album title and cover.latimes.com
Review: 'Little Voice' is a pop song in the form of a TV show. You've been warned
Sarah Bareilles and Jessie Nelson, who co-created the Broadway hit "Waitress," team for an Apple TV+ show about an aspiring Sarah Bareilles type.latimes.com
Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio becomes first transgender Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model
The 23-year-old was just named the last of the 2020 Rookies for the magazine.latimes.com
For Charlize Theron and Kiki Layne, 'The Old Guard' action sparked new confidence
Making Netflix's 'The Old Guard' brought Charlize Theron and Kiki Layne together for an action-adventure tale that mirrored their dynamic onscreen and off-.latimes.com
What's on TV This Week: A '30 Rock' reunion, 'Brave New World' and more
TV highlights for July 12-18 include a "30 Rock" reunion plus "Brave New World" on the new streaming service Peacocklatimes.com
The 2020 National Book Awards ceremony is going virtual
The 71st National Book Awards ceremony and its preceding events are going virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.latimes.com
Eminem and Kid Cudi song slams 'dirty' cops and people who don't wear masks
Kid Cudi and Eminem's collaboration 'The Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady' sends 'prayers to George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery' and roasts Drew Brees.latimes.com
Commentary: How a Black and brown cast reflects the real human dimensions of COVID-19
The Public Theater's documentary play "The Line," about New York's coronavirus first responders, brings to life a tapestry of suffering and heroism.latimes.com
With 'Hamilton' now a movie, an old debate reignites about who tells its story
As fans flock to Disney+ for the "Hamilton" movie, the #CancelHamilton hashtag is a reminder that it's not the first time the musical's merits have come under fire.latimes.com
Why Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti got over rom-com jitters for 'Palm Springs'
Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti talk about their critically acclaimed Sundance breakout 'Palm Springs,' which hits Hulu on Friday.latimes.com
Hammer Museum retools its 'Made in L.A.' biennial in the face of COVID-19
The Hammer makes a big pivot on indoor installations for the exhibition, now set for September at the Westwood museum and the Huntington in San Marino.latimes.com
Hollywood considered Black strip clubs 'taboo.' Then came 'P-Valley'
Katori Hall talks turning her play into Starz' "P-Valley," showcasing strippers as athletes and artists, and demanding action from American theaters.latimes.com
Op-Ed: Why is UC San Francisco threatening to destroy a monument to California's Black history?
Why would UC San Francisco destroy a Depression-era mural depicting a former slave turned midwife?latimes.com
How Natalie Erika James turned personal pain into the resonant horror of 'Relic'
Co-writer and director Natalie Erika James makes her feature debut with "Relic," a horror film about the inevitability of death and decline.latimes.com
Review: Tom Hanks returns to World War II as a struggling naval commander in 'Greyhound'
Hanks wrote the screenplay and stars in the World War II naval drama, debuting on Apple TV+latimes.com