To help nurses and doctors in LA, Lulu Wang, the writer and director of the award-winning 2019 film “The Farewell,” is throwing her star power behind crowdsourcing protective…
Mar. 25from Greater LA
With theaters nationwide closed, we talk about what you can stream at home during the COVID-19 outbreak.
“ Crip Camp ” is a documentary about a 1970s summer camp for teens…
Mar. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
"Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution," evokes the history of a camp for disabled kids that flourished in the Catskills in the 1960s and 1970s.
Mar. 27from Film Reviews
With a lot of people now stuck at home, TV viewing across the country continues to spike. Viewers may be eager for new content.
Mar. 27from Hollywood Breakdown
“A summer camp for the handicapped run by hippies.” That’s a description of Camp Jened, a summer camp located in upstate New York in the 1970s.
Mar. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
“ The Good Place ,” the popular NBC comedy series starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, is streaming on Netflix and Hulu. Its fourth and final season aired in January.
Mar. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The email came from a friend: a play on Zoom, Friday, 5 pm Pacific, the day after California began to shelter in place. I logged on skeptically.
Mar. 23from Opening the Curtain
Since most of us will be cooped up in our homes for a while, there’s a lot of time to catch up on movies and TV.
Mar. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
What's a movie lover to do? No new openings because theaters are shutting down for the duration. But new releases are coming.
Mar. 20from Film Reviews
As social distancing measures go into place to slow the spread of coronavirus, Hollywood has come to a standstill.
Mar. 20from The Business
Jim LeBrecht is co-director of the new Netflix documentary “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.”
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, TV production has almost entirely shut down.
Mar. 20from Hollywood Breakdown
The documentary series “Hillary” takes viewers inside Clinton’s bid for the presidency in 2016.
Mar. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Try to imagine “Star Wars” without that hypnotic hum of a lightsaber, or “Jurassic Park” without the blood-curdling roar of the tyrannosaurus rex.
Mar. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
If you’re suddenly out of work due to a suspended production, closed office, or canceled Hollywood event, KCRW’s The Business would like to hear from you.
Mar. 18from The Business
When the documentary/performance piece they institute caught the attention of Jason Segel, he decided to turn it into a shape shifting drama series about the need for community.
Mar. 18from The Treatment
Madam C.J. Walker was the first self-made female millionaire in America. She was also black.
Mar. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Over the past week, the TV industry moved quickly to first get rid of live audiences at late night tapings and game shows. Now those productions have been shut down altogether.
Mar. 17from Screengrab
At the most fundamental level, the theater connects artists with an audience at one time, in one space. That's about presence.
Mar. 16from Opening the Curtain
Between 2006 to 2016, Gretchen Carlson was a familiar face on Fox News, appearing on the morning show “Fox & Friends.”
Mar. 16from The Business