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Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a polytonal slasher saga with more undertones, overtones, intricate themes, elusive mysteries and scary images than anyone could absorb in a single viewing.

from Film Reviews

FILM at LACMA in partnership with KCRW presents an advance screening of Fosse/Verdon from FX Networks.

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Earlier this year, actor Steven Yeun joined us to talk about his role in the Oscar-shortlisted Korean film, ‘Burning.’

On set with Sebastian Lelio; Steven Yeun on life after ‘The Walking Dead’

Earlier this year, actor Steven Yeun joined us to talk about his role in the Oscar-shortlisted Korean film, ‘Burning.’

from The Business

After a memorably violent scene at the beginning of the seventh season of ‘The Walking Dead,’ Steven Yeun was done playing Glenn, the affable pizza delivery guy turned zombie fighter.

After ‘The Walking Dead,’ actor Steven Yeun looks to break out of “beige” roles

After a memorably violent scene at the beginning of the seventh season of ‘The Walking Dead,’ Steven Yeun was done playing Glenn, the affable pizza delivery guy turned zombie fighter.

from The Business

The new film ‘ Gloria Bell ’ stars Julianne Moore as a lonely divorcee in her late fifties who encounters a new love, played by John Turturro.

A visit to “the vortex” on the set of Sebastian Lelio’s ‘Gloria Bell’

The new film ‘ Gloria Bell ’ stars Julianne Moore as a lonely divorcee in her late fifties who encounters a new love, played by John Turturro.

from The Business

Actor Don Cheadle discusses a 1987 perspective in "Black Monday".

Don Cheadle: "Black Monday’’

Actor Don Cheadle discusses a 1987 perspective in "Black Monday".

from The Treatment

Disney’s takeover of Fox has begun, and the creation of a content behemoth comes with  thousands of layoffs .

Hollywood news banter: the Mouse digests the Fox

Disney’s takeover of Fox has begun, and the creation of a content behemoth comes with thousands of layoffs .

from The Business

Nazi Germany’s crimes and the U.S. War on Terror may not be so different in the eyes of international law.

The U.S. Deserves Its Own Nuremberg Trials

Nazi Germany’s crimes and the U.S. War on Terror may not be so different in the eyes of international law.

from Scheer Intelligence

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about art in the age of Black Power.

Soul of a Nation at The Broad

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about art in the age of Black Power.

from Art Talk

Disney's $71 billion acquisition of most of Fox redraws the landscape of Hollywood.

The Mouse has officially swallowed the Fox

Disney's $71 billion acquisition of most of Fox redraws the landscape of Hollywood.

from Hollywood Breakdown

In Yiyun Li’s Where Reasons End, a mother discovers a place where she can talk to her son who committed suicide.

Yiyun Li: Where Reasons End

In Yiyun Li’s Where Reasons End, a mother discovers a place where she can talk to her son who committed suicide.

from Bookworm

We're pleased to announce our judges for KCRW’s 10th annual Good Food Pie Contest to be held at UCLA's Royce Quad.

Announcing the judges for KCRW’s 10th annual Pie Contest!

We're pleased to announce our judges for KCRW’s 10th annual Good Food Pie Contest to be held at UCLA's Royce Quad.

from Good Food

Come join us to celebrate the season!

UnFictional Wrap Party

Come join us to celebrate the season!

from UnFictional

Touring a punk act pushes the limits of physical endurance   —   driving all day, sweating on stage, eating badly, sleeping worse.

Consider the Grackles

Touring a punk act pushes the limits of physical endurance — driving all day, sweating on stage, eating badly, sleeping worse.

from The Organist

One man’s treasure is another man’s Olympic gold medal.

The Dream is Over

One man’s treasure is another man’s Olympic gold medal.

from UnFictional

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about the worst pitch I ever heard about, which involved a basketball, hot coffee, and a writer with bad aim.

Preparation

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about the worst pitch I ever heard about, which involved a basketball, hot coffee, and a writer with bad aim.

from Martini Shot

If you have driven by the intersection of Sunset and Western over the last few years you may have noticed a yellow-wrapped, half-finished big box.

Hollywood’s long-dormant Target may finally be completed

If you have driven by the intersection of Sunset and Western over the last few years you may have noticed a yellow-wrapped, half-finished big box.

from Design and Architecture

Edward Goldman talks about the great 16  th   century Italian painter Pontormo, on display at The Getty Museum as a rare example of centuries-old art that continues to visually and…

500 Years Later Pontormo Speaks Loud and Clear

Edward Goldman talks about the great 16 th  century Italian painter Pontormo, on display at The Getty Museum as a rare example of centuries-old art that continues to visually and…

from Art Talk

Before former Governor Jerry Brown left office, last year, he put his pen to a couple, new transparency laws.  Both have to do with public access to internal police investigations and…

California has new transparency laws, and newsrooms are pouncing

Before former Governor Jerry Brown left office, last year, he put his pen to a couple, new transparency laws.  Both have to do with public access to internal police investigations and…

from LA Observed

The civil rights movement and its aftermath produced activism, music, fashion, and visual art.

Kool-Aid colors, assemblage, and a raised fist: art of black America comes to The Broad

The civil rights movement and its aftermath produced activism, music, fashion, and visual art.

from Design and Architecture