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Guy Ritchie is back, mostly for the better, in crime-caper mode with "The Gentlemen," a tale of criminal toughs and toffs in London trying to take down Matthew McConaughey's Mickey…

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Through her deal with Apple, Oprah Winfrey was set to back a documentary about alleged rapes committed by Russell Simmons, but she pulled out shortly before the film’s debut at…

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The Korean film “ Parasite ” has already made history--becoming the first Asian movie to ever win the top prize of Best Ensemble at the SAG Awards and the first Korean film to win the…

Director Bong Joon Ho on the six-time Oscar-nominated “Parasite”

The Korean film “ Parasite ” has already made history--becoming the first Asian movie to ever win the top prize of Best Ensemble at the SAG Awards and the first Korean film to win the…

from The Business

Costume design is an integral part of movies, a visual storytelling tool that the most engaged directors recognize. Arianne Phillips is one of those artists.

Arianne Phillips: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Costume design is an integral part of movies, a visual storytelling tool that the most engaged directors recognize. Arianne Phillips is one of those artists.

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With the jury set, the Harvey Weinstein trial is underway in New York, and the first few days have provided some dramatic and emotional testimony, especially from actress and alleged…

Emotional testimony at the Harvey Weinstein trial

With the jury set, the Harvey Weinstein trial is underway in New York, and the first few days have provided some dramatic and emotional testimony, especially from actress and alleged…

from Hollywood Breakdown

The Carrizo Plain National Monument boasts extensive spring wildfire blooms, and it’s home to one of the highest concentrations of endangered species in California.

Threatened super bloom site is at heart of new film

The Carrizo Plain National Monument boasts extensive spring wildfire blooms, and it’s home to one of the highest concentrations of endangered species in California.

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Composer Jeff Beal (“House of Cards") has created new music for the Oscar-winning silent movie “Sunrise: A Song For Two Humans,” directed by German expressionist F.W. Murnau in 1927.

New music contextualizes ‘Sunrise’ film for 2020 audience

Composer Jeff Beal (“House of Cards") has created new music for the Oscar-winning silent movie “Sunrise: A Song For Two Humans,” directed by German expressionist F.W. Murnau in 1927.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

T he film took home the top prize for Best Ensemble.

‘Parasite’ wins top SAG award. Hollywood has ‘never been more receptive’ to diverse stories

T he film took home the top prize for Best Ensemble.

from KCRW Features

If you watched the Golden Globes this year, you may have noticed a lot of speeches got bleeped.

Is it time to update FCC rules for broadcast TV?

If you watched the Golden Globes this year, you may have noticed a lot of speeches got bleeped.

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Miwa Matreyek’s work doesn’t fit neatly into a simple box.

What’s happening at REDCAT?

Miwa Matreyek’s work doesn’t fit neatly into a simple box.

from Opening the Curtain

“Dolittle” is the latest in a long, undistinguished line of movies about the veterinarian who can talk to animals.

Dolittle

“Dolittle” is the latest in a long, undistinguished line of movies about the veterinarian who can talk to animals.

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Peacock, the streaming service from NBCUniversal, had its big presentation this week and we now know it will come with multiple tiers and pricing options.

Hollywood news banter: Peacock emerges from its shell

Peacock, the streaming service from NBCUniversal, had its big presentation this week and we now know it will come with multiple tiers and pricing options.

from The Business

In October 2017, The New York Times published the first exposé on Harvey Weinstein, quickly followed by Ronan Farrow’s article in The New Yorker.

A podcast crossover event! Kim Masters on 'The Catch and Kill Podcast'

In October 2017, The New York Times published the first exposé on Harvey Weinstein, quickly followed by Ronan Farrow’s article in The New Yorker.

from The Business

Comedian Maria Bamford is trying to shatter the stigma around mental illness with her new talk show “What’s Your Ailment?!"

Comedian Maria Bamford takes on mental illness: ‘You’re not alone’

Comedian Maria Bamford is trying to shatter the stigma around mental illness with her new talk show “What’s Your Ailment?!"

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We review “Dolittle,” the latest adaptation of Hugh Lofting’s fairy tale, starring Robert Downey Jr.; “Bad Boys for Life,” with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence returning for the third…

‘Dolittle’ is more of a disaster than ‘Cats,’ critics say

We review “Dolittle,” the latest adaptation of Hugh Lofting’s fairy tale, starring Robert Downey Jr.; “Bad Boys for Life,” with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence returning for the third…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

NBCUniversal revealed details of its new streaming service Peacock, which will have several tiers and pricing options.

Peacock emerges from its shell

NBCUniversal revealed details of its new streaming service Peacock, which will have several tiers and pricing options.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Olivia Wilde and Bryan Ling got inside the heads of teenagers to get it just right.

Behind the Sounds: The music in ‘Booksmart’ is all about finding yourself

Olivia Wilde and Bryan Ling got inside the heads of teenagers to get it just right.

from KCRW Features

The hit TV show The Crown is being upstaged by a real-life drama: the Sussex Royals — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — are stepping back from the Royal Family.

Harry and Meghan: New Hollywood Royalty?

The hit TV show The Crown is being upstaged by a real-life drama: the Sussex Royals — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — are stepping back from the Royal Family.

from Design and Architecture

Starting this year, new homes built in California are meant to generate as much energy as they take off the grid.

Netflix’s home puts a new angle on solar

Starting this year, new homes built in California are meant to generate as much energy as they take off the grid.

from Design and Architecture

The Navarro College cheer team in Corsicana, Texas has been deemed the best in the nation 13 times.

‘Cheer’: Pushing the body, embracing injuries, and finding home

The Navarro College cheer team in Corsicana, Texas has been deemed the best in the nation 13 times.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand