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‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Turns 40: Director, Stars on Concerns Over Sexuality and Its Surprise Success

Fast Times at Ridgemont High’s ascension to comedy classic was a slow process. Amy Heckerling, who had only directed student work to that point, was set to helm an MGM project when it was scrapped amid an actors strike. During the hiatus, producer Art Linson introduced her to Cameron Crowe’s 1981 book, Fast Times at […]

Juno Temple, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Jason Leigh Board ‘Fargo’ Season 5 at FX

The fifth season of Fargo has lined up its lead actors. Ted Lasso favorite Juno Temple, Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh will star in the FX anthology. Per usual with the show from creator Noah Hawley, details are scant at the moment. In fact, all FX released Monday were character names: “Dot” for Temple, […]

Cannes: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ariana DeBose Join ‘Poolman’

Jennifer Jason Leigh and Ariana DeBose have joined the cast of Poolman, an L.A.-set drama, which will mark the directorial debut of Star Trek and Wonder Woman star Chris Pine. Pine, who co-wrote Poolman with Ian Gotler, will also star in the film, which is described as a tribute to Los Angeles with nods to […]

Julianne Moore and Clive Owen in Apple TV+’s ‘Lisey’s Story’: TV Review

Stephen King adapts his own 2006 novel, with Pablo Larrain directing this limited series about grief, marriage, the literary process and imaginary worlds.

Andrea Riseborough’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Possessor’ Lands at Neon

Neon has nabbed the U.S. rights to Brandon Cronenberg’s sci-fi thriller Possessor, which stars Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott and Tuppence Middleton.

‘Possessor’: Film Review

Brandon Cronenberg, son of David, imagines assassins using a mind-control device with scary side effects in 'Possessor.'

‘Sid & Judy’: Film Review | London 2019

Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh lend their voices to Stephen Kijack's gossipy documentary 'Sid & Judy,' about Judy Garland's stormy third marriage to Sidney Luft.

Berlin: Sean Bean, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Stacy Martin Board Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Possessor’

Sean Bean ('Game of Thrones'), Jennifer Jason Leigh ('The Hateful Eight') and Stacy Martin ('Nymphomaniac') are joining Andrea Riseborough and Christopher Abbott in Possessor.

‘Patrick Melrose’: TV Review

Incredible performances, particularly from Benedict Cumberbatch, fuel 'Patrick Melrose,' Showtime's dark, comic miniseries adaptation of the British novels.

‘Annihilation’: Film Review

'Annihilation,' Alex Garland's follow-up to 'Ex Machina,' stars Natalie Portman as a scientist investigating the cause of mysterious deaths in a Florida forest.

Critic’s Picks: A November To-Do List for Film Buffs in Los Angeles

L.A. cinephiles can choose among screenings of favorites from Frederick Wiseman and Eric Rohmer, a retrospective devoted to Robert Altman, a series of classic war movies and more this month.

‘Atypical’: TV Review

Netflix's newest series, 'Atypical,' stars Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michael Rapaport as the parents of an autistic teen.