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The 2021 Emmy Awards air Sunday, Sept. 19, but whether this year’s ceremony marks a return to business as usual for the Academy, the industry, and its audiences remains up in the air.

from Special Programming

You’ve likely seen an old couch or bedside table sitting idly on a sidewalk in LA.

from Greater LA

Director Christopher Nolan’s long relationship with Warner Bros. ended when the studio released his last movie “Tenet” on the streamer HBO Max the same day it opened in theaters.

Universal will be the home of Christopher Nolan’s next project, a film about the creation of the atom bomb

Director Christopher Nolan’s long relationship with Warner Bros. ended when the studio released his last movie “Tenet” on the streamer HBO Max the same day it opened in theaters.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Santa Claus, James Turrell, “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter,” John Wayne Gacy, and, most of all, George Miles: these are parts of Dennis Cooper‘s discussion of his new book, “I Wished.”

Dennis Cooper: “I Wished”

Santa Claus, James Turrell, “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter,” John Wayne Gacy, and, most of all, George Miles: these are parts of Dennis Cooper‘s discussion of his new book, “I Wished.”

from Bookworm

Do you ever feel like your television has become another member of your family? You probably look at the screen now more than ever, especially during the pandemic.

New MOCA exhibit puts Pipilotti Rist’s multimedia art on the big screen

Do you ever feel like your television has become another member of your family? You probably look at the screen now more than ever, especially during the pandemic.

from Greater LA

Director Haile Gerima on learning from his audiences.

Haile Gerima: ‘Sankofa’

Director Haile Gerima on learning from his audiences.

from The Treatment

LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art announced a new leadership team in early September: New Executive Director Johanna Burton (after a six-month search) and Artistic Director Klaus…

How might Klaus Biesenbach’s sudden departure from MOCA affect the art museum?

LA’s Museum of Contemporary Art announced a new leadership team in early September: New Executive Director Johanna Burton (after a six-month search) and Artistic Director Klaus…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The newest Marvel movie “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” brought in a whopping $94 million over the long Labor Day weekend.

‘Shang-Chi’ breaks Labor Day weekend record at the box office, plus Time’s Up in trouble

The newest Marvel movie “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” brought in a whopping $94 million over the long Labor Day weekend.

from The Business

In the FX comedy series “Reservation Dogs,” four high school friends dream of getting out of small-town Oklahoma and moving to California.

Director and writer Sterlin Harjo almost quit the industry entirely. Then came ‘Reservation Dogs’

In the FX comedy series “Reservation Dogs,” four high school friends dream of getting out of small-town Oklahoma and moving to California.

from The Business

The 48th annual Telluride Film Festival took place actually, rather than virtually, at its accustomed site almost 10,000 feet up in the Colorado Rockies.

Rocky Mountain movie high

The 48th annual Telluride Film Festival took place actually, rather than virtually, at its accustomed site almost 10,000 feet up in the Colorado Rockies.

from Film Reviews

Formed in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the Time’s Up organization brought together many high-profile Hollywood women to fight workplace gender discrimination, but the nonprofit has…

Time’s Up in crisis as entire board resigns

Formed in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the Time’s Up organization brought together many high-profile Hollywood women to fight workplace gender discrimination, but the nonprofit has…

from Hollywood Breakdown

Honoree Fanonne Jeffers discusses writing about the full range of a community, its sexuality and gender, in her first fiction novel, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”

Honoree Fanonne Jeffers: “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois” (Part 2)

Honoree Fanonne Jeffers discusses writing about the full range of a community, its sexuality and gender, in her first fiction novel, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”

from Bookworm

From the LA uprising of 1992 to O.J. Simpson’s slow-speed chase two years later, helicopter pilot/reporter Bob Tur and his now ex-wife Marika Gerrard were television news pioneers.

‘Whirlybird’ film shows how married couple Bob Tur and Marika Gerrard changed TV news from the air

From the LA uprising of 1992 to O.J. Simpson’s slow-speed chase two years later, helicopter pilot/reporter Bob Tur and his now ex-wife Marika Gerrard were television news pioneers.

from KCRW Features

A multi-million dollar grant will expand Judy Baca’s iconic mural called “The Great Wall of Los Angeles” and invest in the area surrounding it.

With $5 million grant, Judy Baca’s ‘The Great Wall of LA’ mural will grow from 2700 feet to 1 mile

A multi-million dollar grant will expand Judy Baca’s iconic mural called “The Great Wall of Los Angeles” and invest in the area surrounding it.

from Greater LA

Music producer Mark Ronson on why we shouldn’t be surprised that Paul McCartney is a fan of Public Enemy

Mark Ronson: ‘Watch the Sound’

Music producer Mark Ronson on why we shouldn’t be surprised that Paul McCartney is a fan of Public Enemy

from The Treatment

In the comedy series “The Other Two,” Case Walker plays ChaseDreams, a teenage pop star who’s hit it big with songs including “My Brother’s Gay and That’s Okay!”

‘The Other Two’ is back, and the critically beloved celebrity satire is now on HBO Max

In the comedy series “The Other Two,” Case Walker plays ChaseDreams, a teenage pop star who’s hit it big with songs including “My Brother’s Gay and That’s Okay!”

from The Business

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas during the last week of August, movie studios told the annual gathering of theater owners how excited they were for films to return to the big screen.

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ pushed, plus tension behind the scenes at ABC

At CinemaCon in Las Vegas during the last week of August, movie studios told the annual gathering of theater owners how excited they were for films to return to the big screen.

from The Business

As the pandemic continues to prevent crowds from going to the movies, Paramount decided to push the release dates of three upcoming films.

‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ and ‘Jackass Forever’ release dates pushed by Paramount

As the pandemic continues to prevent crowds from going to the movies, Paramount decided to push the release dates of three upcoming films.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Master poet Honoree Fanonne Jeffers discusses her fiction debut, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”

Honoree Fanonne Jeffers: “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois” (Part 1)

Master poet Honoree Fanonne Jeffers discusses her fiction debut, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”

from Bookworm

Author and producer Jonathan Taplin on joining the circus of rock and roll in the 1960's.

Jonathan Taplin: ‘The Magic Years’

Author and producer Jonathan Taplin on joining the circus of rock and roll in the 1960's.

from The Treatment