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  • Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show

    Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show
    "How would a guy make a quilt?" Joel Otterson asked himself when he began his foray into the craft. "He would make it out of concrete and stone," he answered. And so he did. Otterson's "quilts" consist of interlinking blocks of concrete, stone and...
  • REVIEW: 'West Side Story' by Drury Lane Theatre

     REVIEW: 'West Side Story' by Drury Lane Theatre
    "West Side Story," that ever-astonishing work of musical theater, is justly famous for the gangland rumblings between the Jets and the Sharks, stunning Jerome Robbins feats of 1950s choreography that advanced the Arthur Laurents narrative like no dance in...
  • DreamWorks' shares fall as investors worry about financial issues

    DreamWorks Animation's plans to lay off 500 people, overhaul management and release fewer movies was intended to reassure investors that the struggling Glendale studio was taking steps to right itself. But the moves had the opposite effect on Wall...
  • 'Sons of Liberty' takes a few too many liberties on History

    'Sons of Liberty' takes a few too many liberties on History
    Seven years ago, the History Channel became just plain History, a single-word name being perceived, one supposes, as hipper, more youthful, like Common or Fergie. If the network executives were as interested in accuracy as hipness, they would have...
  • Albert Brooks has taken a dramatic turn

    Albert Brooks has taken a dramatic turn
    On a recent balmy day in Santa Monica, Albert Brooks chuckled about the lengths to which he's gone to reboot his acting career, moving away from the belligerent neurotic of "Broadcast News" fame into playing a believable psychopath in "Drive" and more...
  • Biopics find new life at the Oscars and beyond

    Biopics find new life at the Oscars and beyond
    Looking across the Oscar nominations you'll see a landscape populated by pictures about real people. Look beyond the Oscars and you'll see even more. The last 12 months has produced an abundance of biographies. It's as if film's current artistic...
  • 'Fury' treads on Peckinpah war picture territory

    Fury Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $34.99 Available on VOD on Tuesday Brad Pitt plays a steely tank commander in writer-director David Ayer's World War II thriller, which is a departure from the "Training Day" / "End of Watch" screenwriter's usual Los...
  • New Frontier exhibition at Sundance focuses on the future

     New Frontier exhibition at Sundance focuses on the future
    Sitting at her desk in a darkened office, Shari Frilot picks up a boxy piece of cardboard fitted with two bulbous glass lenses. She lifts a crude cardboard flap and inserts her smartphone in front of the lenses, securing it in place with Velcro. This...
  • DANCE REVIEW: '3 Singers' by Erica Mott Productions

    DANCE REVIEW: '3 Singers' by Erica Mott Productions
    An array of ideas and creative disciplines collide at the intersection of the labor movement, the women's movement and perfidious corporate greed in Erica Mott Productions' collaborative "3 Singers." This tremendous yet compact multimedia "techno-opera,...
  • They recognized the story was a keeper: 'Finders Keepers' at Sundance

    They recognized the story was a keeper: 'Finders Keepers' at Sundance
    Documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival often involve serious stuff like climate change, education reform, racism and even terrorism. "Finders Keepers" is nothing like that, nothing at all. Sure to be one of Sundance's most talked-about docs after...
  • Getty's Josef Koudelka retrospective is grim yet riveting

    Given subjects that repeatedly focus on human barbarism, whether between people or by people against the natural environment, you won't find yourself smiling much in the large Josef Koudelka retrospective at the J. Paul Getty Museum. But again and again,...