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  • Movie Review: Bloodworth

     
    Drawled words and phrases roll off the tongue like backwoods Shakespeare in “Bloodworth,” the second feature film to be made from a book by Southern Gothic novelist William Gay. And like “That Evening Sun,” there's a languorous,...
  • Coming Attractions: Silent Movies!

     
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is presenting Summer of Silents, nine selections chosen from movies that were awarded Photoplay magazine’s Medal of Honor. Except for “The General,” the films will be shown on Monday nights...
  • Makeup Bag: Liz Goldwyn dishes on her favorite beauty products

     
    Liz Goldwyn, granddaughter of movie tycoon Samuel Goldwyn, is an accomplished filmmaker, author, jewelry designer and artist. But in fashion circles, she's just as well-known for her chic, downtown style and signature beauty look — centered around...
  • August at the movies in O-Town– some great titles sneaking in under the summer’s gun

     
    “Sarah's Key,” a superb Holocaust thriller starring Kristin Scott Thomas, may open as late as Sept. 2, I am now hearing. The release schedule is crowding up and when the only art theater in town gives up the whole summer to a couple of titles,...
  • Movie Review: A Good Old Fashioned Orgy

     
    “A Good Old Fashioned Orgy” is a sex romp that flops around more than it romps. But at least there's plenty of sex, right? Well, yeah — a bit of full frontal nudity and a heaping helping of copulation, but there aren't a lot of laughs...
  • 'Sunnyside: A Novel' by Glen David Gold

    'Sunnyside: A Novel' by Glen David Gold
    Sunnyside A Novel Glen David Gold Alfred A. Knopf: 576 pp., $26.95 Glen David Gold's massive new novel begins with a trick, a coup, the literary equivalent of sleight of hand. For a writer whose first book, "Carter Beats the Devil" (2001), concerned...
  • Summer movies: Releases through August 2009

    Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date. 5/01/09 Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
  • Classic and rare films at Cinecon

    Classic and rare films at Cinecon
    Movie buffs, prepare to feast upon a banquet of classic and rare films, celebrity guests and memorabilia marts at the 45th annual Cinecon film festival, which kicks off tonight and runs through Monday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the...
  • Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater

    Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater
    Eight decades ago, audiences around the world flocked to see the remarkable stunts, supreme athleticism, swarthy good looks and boundless charm of Douglas Fairbanks in a series of lavish swashbuckling adventures including "The Mark of Zorro," " Robin...
  • Memorial celebration to be held for late comedy writer Larry Gelbart

    Memorial celebration to be held for late comedy writer Larry Gelbart
    A celebration of the life of award-winning comedy writer Larry Gelbart, who died Sept. 11 at age 81, will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills.
  • Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North

    Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North
    Though Alex North ushered in a completely new sound in American film music, he wasn't a Young Turk when he arrived in Hollywood 60 years ago to pen the groundbreaking jazz-influenced score for "A Streetcar Named Desire." He was nearly 40 at the time,...