| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Because it was "Bill Murray Day" at the Toronto Film Festival, the man of the hour paraded into the Friday premiere of his film "St. Vincent" in a crown and sash, and ended the night at the Weinstein Co. party bopping to hits from Sam Smith and Sia....
| Jul 8, 2014
The man who redefined Batman is coming to Comic-Con. Frank Miller, who wrote and penciled 1986′s game-changing Batman miniseries “The […]...
| Jun 4, 2014
Has it really been 75 years since Gotham first saw the Bat? Seventy-five years of vengeance, brooding detective work and […]...
| Jun 26, 2014
What does it feel like to flip on the Bat-signal? Or stand toe-to-toe with Christian Bale's Batsuit? And what does […]...
| Jul 23, 2014
After 75 years, it's hard for any story to add a new twist. But today, as part of the Batman […]...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Thom Andersen's beautiful, mordant 2003 cine-essay, "Los Angeles Plays Itself," screens at the Music Box Theatre for one night next week, Wednesday. It's finally coming to cable and home-viewing formats at the end of the month, 11 long years after its...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Before Internet dating and after phone numbers on public bathroom walls (just kidding), there were personal ads in newspapers. It was 1999, and my best girlfriend bet me that I could meet the love of my life with a personal ad in LA Weekly.
I said no....
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
NEW YORK — Since it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last May, "Nebraska" has had a strange ride. The Alexander Payne father-son road-trip dramedy was greeted on the Croisette with an enthusiastic public screening but some mixed reviews....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Jack Nicholson called them "Dernsies." At least, he did when referring to Bruce Dern, the "Nebraska" star who appeared in the 1971 film "Drive, He Said," which Nicholson directed. So what are "Dernsies"?
"It's not something I set out to do and not...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Bruce Dern, shirt untucked, white hair mussed ("I have always been a fan of attractive disarray," he says, chuckling), is between bites of his grilled cheese sandwich, holding court inside Paramount Pictures' executive dining room. Everyone knows him...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Referring to a movie or filmmaker as “genre” is often a subtle way to undermine them, placing them in a specific, confined box and leaving them there. This, of course, overlooks the ways in which many of the greatest filmmakers, from Howard...