FROM Peter Loughrey
The Sturges House Goes Up for Bids A 1,200-square-foot Brentwood home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1939, and built under the supervision of John Lautner, will be auctioned off on February 21. DnA talks to Los Angeles Modern Auctions founder Peter Loughrey. The first item he sold, 24 years ago: a Frank Lloyd Wright window. Now he’s getting to sell an entire house by the famed architect. The music that concluded the segment about the Sturges House was from Light Screens (2002) a composition scored for flute, violin, viola, piano, and cello by Andrew Norman. It was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s stained glass window designs, which the architect termed "light screens."
Damon Lindelof on the end of 'The Leftovers' Writer-producer Damon Lindelof wrapped up the hit series Lost in 2010, and he still gets lashed by fans who hated the ambiguous ending. Now as Lindelof launches the final season of The Leftovers on HBO -- another series that revolves around a mystery -- he still cares what people think of his work, but this time, he's stay far away from Twitter.
San Francisco, Santa Clara challenge Trump's sanctuary policies San Francisco and Santa Clara have filed suit to block President Trump’s executive order to withdraw federal funding from cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration officials. A hearing is set for Friday.
Bassem Youssef and Sara Taksler on 'Tickling Giants' Known as the "Jon Stewart of Egypt," Bassem Youssef hosted a satirical news show that was the first of its kind in the Middle East. The show was immensely popular, until the military-backed government forced Youssef off the air and out of the country. Youssef and director Sara Taksler tell us about their documentary Tickling Giants, which profiles Youssef’s leap from heart surgeon to super star satirist.
In 'Free Fire,' Ben Wheatley wants to "meet the audience halfway" British filmmaker Ben Wheatley has built up a cult following with his hyper-violent, darkly funny movies. His newest film Free Fire is an action comedy starring Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, and a whole lot of guns. The movie has the broadest commercial appeal of any of his work to date, but it's still a Ben Wheatley film, which means, spoiler alert...a lot of people die.