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6 Films with Theatrical Cuts vs. Directors' Cuts

We’ve put together a list of some of the best directors’ cuts and deleted scenes, some no one wanted, others that are more famous than the original, and some that have never seen the light of day.
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Hear from Chloé Zhao, Aaron Sorkin, Darius Marder and 11 Other Oscar-nominated Screenwriters

The 14 screenwriters represent eight of the 10 Oscar-nominated screenplays for the 93rd Academy Awards. You may recognize some or even all the screenwriters including Will Berson, Ramin Bahrani, Peter Baynham, Jena Friedman, Christopher Hampton, Ant Hines, Kenneth Lucas, Keith Lucas, Darius Marder, Abraham Marder, Kemp Powers, Aaron Sorkin, Chloé Zhao and Florian Zeller.
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A Breakdown of Award-worthy Costume Design

In honor of the 93rd Academy Awards, LAFS covers the best costume design in film and TV. Costume design can be harnessed as a powerful and multifaceted tool in film, hinting at a character’s secret depths, true feelings and motivations, bringing a whole new dimension to character development.

A Brief History of K-pop

We take you through the history of K-pop, one of the world's most talked-about music genres of the 21st century. Discover how K-pop groups like BTS, EXO, Seventeen and BLACKPINK became successful here in America and abroad.
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Things to do in Hollywood as a Student

Hollywood has hundreds of events for film industry fans to attend on any given day. Whether it's a movie premiere at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome or a drive-in movie experience, Hollywood offers some of the best events in entertainment. Find out some of the best spots to enjoy the full entertainment and film industry experience as a student.
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Located in the Heart of the Music Industry

The Los Angeles Film School and The L.A. Recording School (a division of L.A. Film) are smack in the middle of what is arguably one of the most famous cities in the world. Even our online students experience the Hollywood connection through our faculty, virtual industry events and networking opportunities. There is an abundance of music and entertainment history here, and we continue to thrive off the entertainment industry as a way of life.
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Black LGBTQ+ Entertainers You Should Know

In honor of Black History Month, we're celebrating some of the most influential Black LGBTQ+ artists in the entertainment industry. Their work is inspirational and impactful, not to mention the incredible obstacles they have overcome to be seen for the true artists they are. These individuals are also among the first Black LGBTQ+ artists to win Oscars, Grammys and Golden Globes.
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The 20 Most Rewatchable TV Shows

We put together a list of the 20 most rewatchable TV shows to binge this January. From the Dragon Ball franchise to Scandal, we've got something for everyone.
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Opinion: Hallmark Movies are a Form of Escapism

What is it about Hallmark movies that makes them the ideal tonic for the holidays? For a decade now, a growing number of viewers return to these straightforward love stories with predictable narrative arcs. Find out why.