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  • 'Not to Be Missed': A critic shares 54 favorite movies

    'Not to Be Missed': A critic shares 54 favorite movies
    A book with the title of "Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites From a Lifetime of Film" may seem straightforward enough. But to me that title raises all kinds of questions. Why such a book? Why 54 films, and what criteria were used to select them? And...
  • Roman Polanski knows the ropes in 'Venus in Fur'

    Roman Polanski knows the ropes in 'Venus in Fur'
    "Venus in Fur," a whip-smart dissection of gender politics via some teasing S&M, is arch. So arch in fact that it is surprising it's a Roman Polanski film. The director has spent a great deal of creative energy over the course of his career exploring...
  • 'Chinatown' was just a movie; focus on real water solutions

    To the editor: Like the movie "Chinatown," Gary Polakovic's piece is entertaining and sensational. But it omits key points. ("'Chinatown' in real life: In L.A., you have to follow the water," Op-Ed, June 19) For example, not one word is written about...
  • Film Review: 'Man From Reno'

    A bilingual genre two-hander in search of common ground between Haruki Murakami's low-key alienation and the Coen brothers' deadpan existentialism, Dave Boyle's "Man From Reno" is hardly the equal of its inspirations, but it nonetheless makes for a...
  • Faye Dunaway To Open France's Lumiere Fest

    Following in the footsteps of Jean-Paul Belmondo, Faye Dunaway will open France's 6th Lumiere- Grand Lyon Festival, attending for an opening evening gala screening of Arthur Penn's 1967 modern classic "Bonnie and Clyde," where she stars with Warren Beatty...
  • Sean Bean, Channing Tatum, Shark Week: week's highlights

    Sean Bean, Channing Tatum, Shark Week: week's highlights
    A new drama series leads the highlights for the coming week, which also features Shark Week, Summer Under the Stars and Channing Tatum. 1. "Legends," 9 p.m. Wednesday, TNT Sean Bean's superb acting as a versatile undercover agent for the FBI...
  • '12 Years a Slave' wins USC Scripter Award for writing

    "12 Years a Slave" on Saturday evening won the 26th USC Libraries Scripter Award honoring the year's best adapted screenplay as well as the author of the work on which it's based. Screenwriter John Ridley shared the award with relatives of Solomon...
  • A portrait of Roman Polanski at 80

    No other contemporary filmmaker has had a career like Roman Polanski. The lauded director, who turns 80 Sunday, has been making feature films since the 1962 thriller "Knife in the Water," which he made in his native Poland. His most recent feature, "Venus...
  • Q&A: Jamie Ford on 'Songs of Willow Frost'

    Q&A: Jamie Ford on 'Songs of Willow Frost'
    In his first novel, the surprise best-seller “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” (2009), Jamie Ford told the story of a Chinese-American boy and his romance with a Japanese-American girl while her people were interned during World War...
  • Broadway: Bette Midler serves up Hollywood dish in 'I'll Eat You Last'

    NEW YORK — Almost none of us would have been invited to one of the famous parties at Sue Mengers' swishy pad in "The Hills of Beverly." Those networking opportunities — wherein Faye Dunaway could get cast in "Chinatown" between appetizer and...
  • Richard Montoya takes L.A. tale 'Water & Power' from stage to screen

     Richard Montoya takes L.A. tale 'Water & Power' from stage to screen
    Richard Montoya keeps a mental library of depictions of L.A. gleaned from "Chinatown," "Repo Man," "Mulholland Drive," the novels of James Ellroy, and other pop-culture texts. So when he began adapting his neo-noir stage drama "Water & Power" for the...