• Beyond Fest announces full slate, including 'Bad Times at the El Royale' 'Halloween,' 'Suspiria' and 'Widows'

    6 days ago - By LA Times

    In just six years, the fall film gathering known as Beyond Fest has become one of the most electric and essential parts of L.A.'s annual movie calendar. With roots in genre cinema but an apparent growing desire to push the boundaries of what that might mean, this year's festival will host Los Angeles...
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  • 'Beale Street' and 'Widows' premieres highlight Toronto film fest

    6 days ago - By LA Times

    The Toronto Film Festival is just about over, and I'm back in L.A., reveling in the sunshine and preparing for a three-day burrito binge. But first we have movies to discuss. Lots and lots of good movies. Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide you...
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