Mandalit del Barco

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The Forgotten Woman Who Designed The Creature From The Black Lagoon

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A new book by Mallory O'Meara explores the life of artist Milicent Patrick, who worked on Fantasia and costumed a legendary Hollywood monster — and then ran afoul of misogyny in the workplace.


Wildflowers Return To Malibu's Parklands Months After Wildfire

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Several months ago, the hills in Malibu were covered with wildfires. Now those same hills, which served as locations for M.A.S.H. and Planet of the Apes, are covered with wildflowers.


Can A Social Media Campaign Save Netflix's 'One Day At A Time' Reboot?

Friday, March 15, 2019

Netflix's cancellation of the One Day at a Time reboot has sparked sadness and outrage from its fans. Could a social media campaign can save the beloved show and its diverse cast?


Actor Luke Perry, Known For 'Beverly Hills, 90210' Role, Dies At 52

Monday, March 04, 2019

Actor Luke Perry, best known for his role in the TV show Beverly Hills, 90210 died Monday, following a stroke last week. He was 52.


91st Academy Awards Had No Host But There Were Plenty Of Winners

Monday, February 25, 2019

Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody were big winners at Sunday night's Academy Awards. Green Book won three including best picture. Bohemian Rhapsody won four including best actor for Rami Malek.


She Designed Wakanda — And Might Win An Oscar For It

Friday, February 22, 2019

Hannah Beachler is the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for production design. Her work creating the cinematic world of Black Panther earned her the nod.


The Documentary Is In — And Enjoying — An 'Undeniable Golden Age'

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

With a proliferation of streaming services to distribute their work, and a boom at the box office, budgets and opportunities are rising for documentary filmmakers.


Kacey Musgraves And Childish Gambino Win Top Awards At Grammys

Monday, February 11, 2019

Kacey Musgraves won the night's top honor, album of the year, for Golden Hour — which also won country album of the year. Childish Gambino won record and song of the year for "This Is America."


Oscar Nominations Are Announced Tuesday In Beverly Hills

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences still has not announced a host for next month's Oscars ceremony. The nomination front-runners include: A Star is Born, Green Book and Roma.


Beverly Hills Glitters With Sunday's Golden Globes Ceremony

Monday, January 07, 2019

There were some unexpected wins, including best motion picture drama, which went to Bohemian Rhapsody, and best motion picture musical or comedy, which went to Green Book.


LA Is Grim, And Nicole Kidman Is Grizzled, In 'Destroyer'

Monday, December 24, 2018

An LAPD detective with a murky past appears in every scene of Karyn Kusama's new drama. Light and dark, male and female, hero and antihero, it's a thriller that plays with the conventions of noir.


In 'Roma,' A Director Re-Creates The City — And The Caretaker — Of His Youth

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Alfonso Cuarón, now an Oscar-winning filmmaker, has a new movie set in his childhood neighborhood in Mexico City. But it's really about the live-in nanny and housekeeper who helped raise him.


Of 235 TV Shows Watched, Common Sense Media OKs 42 Of Them For Kids

Monday, December 10, 2018

Common Sense Media is a non-profit group that studies how media and technology affect children. The group is releasing its 2018 list of best TV show for children and families.


The Story Of 'Whittier Blvd.,' A Song And Place Where Latino Youth Found Each Other

Thursday, November 29, 2018

One of the first Chicano rock bands, Thee Midniters were often called East L.A.'s Beatles. Their instrumental track "Whittier Blvd." was a regional smash that pointed to a coming cultural movement.


Paramount Ranch Burns In Woolsey Fire

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Paramount Ranch served as the set for movies and TV shows including Westworld and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. The National Park Service took it over in 1980 and kept it open to the public.


California Wildfires Continue To Threaten Life And Property

Monday, November 12, 2018

Two massive wildfires continue to threaten California's Ventura and northwestern Los Angeles county. Driven by high winds and dry conditions, they've forced evacuation of 75,000 homes.


Julia Roberts Stars In Amazon Prime Series 'Homecoming'

Monday, November 05, 2018

The podcast Homecoming is now a TV series. In the psychological thriller, Roberts plays a caseworker who helps soldiers adjust to life back home but then discovers a sinister secret about the program.


Bestia Chef Publishes New Cookbook

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Los Angeles restaurant Bestia has remained busy and buzzing. Chef Ori Menashe has a new cookbook and a new restaurant that was the glowing subject of one of food critic Jonathan Gold's final reviews.


'Visionary, Not Reactionary': Artists Take Political Commentary To Streets And Skies

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Between street art and a new initiative bringing artist-designed billboards to all 50 states, more people are breaking out of the bubble to express their views on today's divisive political climate.


The Rise Of The Los Angeles Philharmonic To 'America's Most Important Orchestra'

Monday, October 08, 2018

The Los Angeles Philharmonic is starting to mark its centennial this fall. It's credited with helping to bring high culture and great composers to L.A.