A daily chronicle of creativity in film, TV, music, arts and entertainment produced by Southern California Public Radio. Host John Horn leads the conversation, accompanied by the nation's most plugged-in cultural journalists.


  • Weekend: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Dont F--- With Cats, Korean Cinema deep dive and more

    Weekend: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 'Don't F--- With Cats', Korean Cinema deep dive and more

    15/02/2020 Duração: 56min

    Why Julia Louis-Dreyfus wanted to produce and co-star in "Downhill"; a guide to South Korean films now that "Parasite" has captured your imagination; "What The Constitution Means To Me" makes you think ; "Don't F--- With Cats" is true crime with a message....about true crime.

  • L.A. Enters A Big Frieze

    L.A. Enters A Big 'Frieze'

    14/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    As the international Frieze Art Fair launches its second edition in Los Angeles, curators Rita Gonzalez and Pilar Tompkins Rivas lead a tour of their part of the event; closing arguments are finished at Harvey Weinstein's trial; what's it like to be a TV critic these days?

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus Takes The Lift For Downhill

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Takes The Lift For 'Downhill'

    13/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    The actress also produced the film, which is a remake of the 2014 Swedish film, “Force Majeure”; playwright Steven Leigh Morris recounts the decline of the L.A. Weekly in "Red Ink"; musician Andy Shauf.

  • The Flame Starter Behind Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    The Flame Starter Behind 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire'

    12/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    Writer and director Céline Sciamma talks about her intimate period film; Harvey Weinstein's trial heads for closing arguments; the spiritual experience of Ambient Church.

  • Don’t F*** With Cats Or These Internet Sleuths

    'Don’t F*** With Cats' Or These Internet Sleuths

    11/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    Mark Lewis talks about his Netflix true crime series about tracking down a killer who went from animals to humans; the coronavirus is causing music acts to cancel tours in Asia; Isabella Rossellini is the ringleader of "Link Link Circus."

  • What the Constitution Means To Them

    What the 'Constitution' Means To Them

    10/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    Playwright Heidi Schreck and actress Maria Dizzia on how the nation’s most treasured document connects with violence against women; can the best picture win for "Parasite" be attributed to the Motion Picture Academy's diversification efforts?

  • The Frame Oscar Special

    The Frame Oscar Special

    08/02/2020 Duração: 57min

    Conversations with Oscar nominees and stories about how the most loved films of the year came to be; interviews with actors Renee Zellwegger, Cynthia Erivo, and Adam Driver and filmmakers Greta Gerwig, Taika Waititi and Bong-Joon Ho among others.

  • Alison Bries Strange Ride In Horse Girl

    Alison Brie's Strange Ride In 'Horse Girl'

    07/02/2020 Duração: 30min

    The actress, who stars in the film, talks about her personal connection to the story about mental illness with director Jeff Baena; how much has the Motion Picture Academy membership actually changed?; the L.A. post-punk band, French Vanilla.

  • Joe Henry Preaches His Own Gospel

    Joe Henry Preaches His Own 'Gospel'

    06/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    The singer-songwriter wrote and recorded the album, "The Gospel of Water," after being diagnosed with cancer; Jeff Kanew talks about directing Kirk Douglas in the actor's one-man stage show; a campaign for the DGA to improve its parental leave policy.

  • Alma Harel Is Keeper Of The Honey Boy Hive

    Alma Har'el Is Keeper Of The 'Honey Boy' Hive

    05/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    The filmmaker's first feature has won her a prize from the Directors Guild and a nomination for the Independent Spirit Awards; The Lucas Museum has acquired a prominent collection of ephemera related to African American film history.

  • Will Parasite Make History At The Academy Awards?

    Will 'Parasite' Make History At The Academy Awards?

    04/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    South Korean director Bong Joon-ho talks about his surprise hit, which has six Oscar nominations, including for Best Picture; Disney takes full control of Hulu; "JoJo Rabbit" costume designer Mayes Rubio.

  • Sting Sets Sail On The Last Ship

    Sting Sets Sail On 'The Last Ship'

    03/02/2020 Duração: 31min

    The former Police frontman is front and center in a musical that's set in his hometown; Hollywood's awards season is nearing its conclusion; WWI through the ears of the Oscar-nominated sound team behind “1917.”

  • Raphael Bob-Waksberg Says Bye To BoJack

    Raphael Bob-Waksberg Says Bye To 'BoJack'

    31/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    With the final episodes of "BoJack Horseman" dropping today, we revisit an archival interview with the series creator; could the Obamas win an Oscar for "American Factory"?; animator Glen Keane recalls working with Kobe Bryant on "Dear Basketball."

  • All Good Things Must End

    All 'Good' Things Must End

    30/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    "The Good Place" has been one of the few broadcast network breakout hits in recent years. With the series ending tonight, we revisit our interviews with series creator Michael Schur, writer Jen Statsky, and cast member D’Arcy Carden.

  • Greta Gerwig Couldnt Resist Little Women

    Greta Gerwig Couldn't Resist 'Little Women'

    29/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    The writer/director has an Academy Award nomination for her adaptation of the Louisa May Alcott classic; photographer Thomas Kiefer turns border detritus into art.

  • Glen Keane Was Drawn To Kobe For Dear Basketball

    Glen Keane Was Drawn To Kobe For 'Dear Basketball'

    28/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    The veteran animator talks about collaborating with the NBA legend on their Academy Award-winning short animated film; Carlos Lopez Estrada's "Summertime" is a collaboration with 25 spoken word poets; the Oscar-nominated production design for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

  • Hillary Clinton Documentary Debuts At Sundance

    Hillary Clinton Documentary Debuts At Sundance

    27/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    The film festival presented the premiere of "Hillary," a four-part series coming to Hulu in March; filmmaker Gotham Chopra talks about his 2015 documentary, “Kobe Bryant’s Muse.”

  • The Frame Grammy Special

    The Frame Grammy Special

    25/01/2020 Duração: 57min

    Despite an ongoing dispute between The Recording Academy and its recently-ousted CEO, the show will go on, so we’ll spotlight a wide range of nominees and celebrate the music they make.

  • The Documentary Crip Camp Opens Sundance

    The Documentary 'Crip Camp' Opens Sundance

    24/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    The festival's opening night featured a film about a 1970s camp for disabled teens, some of whom became activists in the disability-rights movement; the Grammys' problem du jour; the Academy Award-nominated documentary, "For Sama."

  • Its Sundance Time Again

    It's Sundance Time Again

    23/01/2020 Duração: 31min

    John Horn is off to the film festival, where the schedule includes a documentary about Hillary Clinton and a feature film, "The Assistant," largely inspired by stories of working for Harvey Weinstein; Jonathan Pryce, Academy Award best actor nominee for "The Two Popes," talks about portraying Pope Francis.

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