| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:07 AM
The American Cinematheque and Art Directors Guild Film Society series, "Setting the Scene," continues Sunday at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica with a screening of Orson Welles' 1958 film noir masterpiece, "Touch of Evil."
Besides screening the...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:02 PM
It's got a nice ring, but don't get too cocky, basketball fans. Granted, you have one of the two best non-sporting sporting events (in which no scoring happens), but you will never touch the first day of the NFL Draft.
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Anthony Hopkins plays Alfred Hitchcock in a new movie about the making of "Psycho."...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Jessica Biel nailed down a hot role in a movie about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." Jessica Biel joins Scarlett Johansson in the big screen retelling of how Alfred Hitchcock's classic suspense film was made....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:22 PM
I don’t write nearly enough Separated at Birth blog posts, and although I’m scheduled for some kind of Movie List today, I decided to give that a twist by asking you to propose the film and TV actors who most......
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A tribute to King of Cool action star Steve McQueen and a look inside the film projectionist's world sponsored by the Motion Picture Academy are among this week's highlights....
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:32 PM
There are hits, there are blockbusters, and there are Event Movies. “The Hunger Games” is an Event Movie.
It is such an Event Movie that it was playing on 10 screens at midnight at my favorite theater and six were sold out when I bought my...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:17 PM
“Hitchcock” opens Friday at the Capitol Theatre. Showings are at 7:30 each night. Admission is $8, or $6 for Capitol Cinema members. “Hitchcock” is rated PG-13 and runs 128 minutes. “Anna Karenina” finishes its run...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:02 AM
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year.
•Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
| Dec 16, 2012
As the year winds down, multiplexes fill up with films vying for award-season consideration. Thanks to a bumper crop of period movies, late 2012 has showcased some serious talent in the field of costume design. Some of the films are worth watching for...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Alfred Hitchcock's reputation as a filmmaker was already on the rise when he died 32 years ago. Since then it has consistently (and rightly) grown ever greater. At the same time, his reputation as a person has taken a lot of blows ... whether rightly or...