John Horn

Host, The Frame

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John Horn is the host of The Frame. He previously was a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, where he covered the film business for more than a decade. Before joining The Times, Horn was a senior writer at Newsweek magazine, a senior editor at Premiere magazine, an entertainment reporter for The Associated Press and a television reporter for the Orange County Register. He is an honors graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in Dramatic Arts. He is a former member of the vestry at All Saints Church and a former member of the boards of the National Arts Journalism Program and Union Station Homeless Services.

Stories by John Horn

John Carney's film are like albums, and 'Sing Street' is his most personal

The director says he wrote the music for "Once" before coming up with the visuals, "Begin Again" was "the difficult second album," and his latest was an opportunity "to come back home."

W. Kamau Bell meets the KKK and lives to talk about it

The comedian uses his brand of sociopolitical humor and insight in a new CNN docu-series that sets out to engage Americans with divergent views.

Coachella 2016 recap: It's not an alternative festival anymore

The music festival has shifted from featuring indie artists to EDM acts and DJs; and Doppler Labs used the festival to promote earbuds that allow the user to customize the sound mix at each stage.

Cocktail carts, luxury seats & 4DX: How movie theaters are competing for your attention

The Frame's host, John Horn, visited the CinemaCon exhibit floor to get an idea of how theater owners are hoping to keep you going back to the multiplex.

Theater artist Diane Rodriguez on the role of activism on- and off-stage

The associate artistic director at the Center Theater Group was recently appointed by President Obama to the National Council on the Arts.

CinemaCon 2016: Amazon Studios wants to make 'visionary films by visionary filmmakers'

The company presented its 2016 film slate at CinemaCon, which includes Woody Allen's "Café Society" and Kenneth Lonergan's "Manchester by the Sea."

CinemaCon 2016: Global box office news, plus Sean Parker's Screening Room

The first day of the Las Vegas convention for movie theater owners featured some mixed news for Hollywood, as well as talk about a new, controversial method of distribution

The Last Shadow Puppets want to disorientate their listeners

The band's new album, "Everything You've Come To Expect," reunites Alex Turner and Miles Kane after an eight-year hiatus.

N.W.A., Steve Miller, and others inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Despite some minor controversies, the newest class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame put on a crowd-pleasing show in Brooklyn.

'The Boss' director Ben Falcone won't let his kids watch his movies

Falcone and his wife, Melissa McCarthy, have made two R-rated films, and even though his kids appear in "The Boss," the language and material is too adult for them.

Ben Harper: 'We've come too far to still be here'

The socially-conscious singer and songwriter addresses police brutality against African Americans on his new album, "Call It What It Is."

‘Batman v. Superman’: DC showdown has $424 million opening weekend

Strong global ticket sales, particularly in China, helped Warner Bros.’ superhero epic soar at the box office, despite mostly negative reviews.

'Patience': Daniel Clowes knows his work will always be 'overshadowed' by superheroes

The celebrated graphic novelist spent five years working on his latest book, and though his work has been adapted into films, he knows he'll always be the little guy in the comic book industry.

"The Path" creator Jessica Goldberg made a new religion for the new Hulu show

"The Meyerist Movement" is a cult-like group that serves as the center point in "The Path." The show's creator says she drew from a lot of different spiritual beliefs.

'Born To Be Blue': Ethan Hawke can relate to the rise and fall of Chet Baker

The actor found success at a young age in "Dead Poets Society," and just as with Chet Baker's career, Hawke found himself struggling to keep the momentum going.