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  • Our favorite Martians: The red planet, a pop culture history

     
    After traveling 352 million miles, NASA‘s Curiosity rover is rolling into history amid the rust-colored ridges of Mars. But pop culture and the arts ......
  • VOD Spotlight: Tom Cruise returns in “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol”

     
    OK, about that skyscraper scene. The signature moment in Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol, and perhaps of the entire film series up to this point, takes place about an hour into the fourth installment, which finds Tom Cruise’s super spy...
  • Around Town: Legendary films and Herb Ritts photos

     
    In conjunction with its currrent photography exhibition, "Herb Ritts: L.A. Style," the Getty presents a new film series, "What Becomes a Legend," which opens Saturday afternoon with the famed 1921 romance "The Sheik," starring the silent screen heartthrob...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...
  • Film review: Brad Bird adds wit to 'Mission: Impossible'

    Film review: Brad Bird adds wit to 'Mission: Impossible'
    “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” gallops into theaters almost exactly on schedule — its predecessors came out in 1996, 2000 and 2006 — and (more importantly) just in time to rescue Tom Cruise's flagging box-office...
  • Actor puertorriqueño se le mide a la aventura

    Aunque el nombre de Luis Guzmán no resulta muy conocido para muchos, lo cierto es que el actor boricua ha estado escalando posiciones en la escena de Hollywood durante los últimos 30 años. Durante mucho tiempo Guzmán fue contratado para hacer papeles...
  • Hollywood Super-Agent Sue Mengers Dies

    Hollywood Super-Agent Sue Mengers Dies
    LOS ANGELES -- Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. At the time of her death, Mengers was...
  • Summer reading: Current events

    Summer reading: Current events
    Allah, Liberty and Love The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom Irshad Manji Simon & Schuster: $25 The author looks at the contentious world views sometimes dividing Muslims and non-Muslims and suggests solutions to transcend those differences....
  • DVD review: Escape to 'Stony Island'

    DVD review: Escape to 'Stony Island'
    Back in 1978, right before rap started to take over the world, an aspiring filmmaker named Andrew Davis — who would later go on to direct “Under Siege” and “The Fugitive” — managed to scrape together the money for...
  • Directors take their best shots

    Directors take their best shots
    FROM the early silent era to Martin Scorsese's "The Departed," gangster films have captivated audiences around the world. "Gangsters & Crime in the Big City," a weeklong retrospective at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre, offers an...
  • Toronto touts prestige pics

    Toronto touts prestige pics
    The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a lineup of prestigious films on Wednesday bound to attract awards and critical attention. The festival's 32nd annual slate includes 349 films from 55 countries. Among the highlights is the world premiere...