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  • Cannes 2012: Festival turns 65 with a lineup heavy on U.S. titles

     
    Opening Wednesday night with Wes Anderson's oddly endearing “Moonrise Kingdom,” the Cannes Film Festival is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year and marking that milestone by embracing all kinds of opposites: old and young, dramatic...
  • Cannes 2012: Actor Norman Lloyd remembers Hitchcock, Renoir

     
    At a recent event at the Cannes Film Festival, actor Norman Lloyd reflected on his life's work and his famous collaborators, including Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock and Jean Renoir....
  • Best Movies About Extremely Rich People

     
    Today’s Movie List is the first of two tributes to the 2012 presidential election. The topic is Best Movies About Extremely Rich People. Before all you Mitt Romney or Barack Obama fans start jumping on me, I’ll provide the flip......
  • 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 ......
  • Best Movie Ever

     
    Today is scheduled for a movie list, but I had a very short week, and I decided to change things up. Instead of a full-scale list, I’ll throw out a question: What do you think was the best movie ever?......
  • Even off the set, there's still plenty of action

    The director's cut is a filmmaker's ultimate revenge, and Peter Bogdanovich gets a double helping with a twin-pack DVD release of two of his classic movies, "The Last Picture Show" (1971) and "Nickelodeon" (1976). " 'The Last Picture Show' has been...
  • 'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America' by Peter Biskind

    'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America' by Peter Biskind
    In the introduction to "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America," Peter Biskind calls Beatty an "indecently gifted" artist whose work has "enriched the cinema." But that's just foreplay. Here's the first sentence of Chapter 1: "On a hot summer night,...
  • 'MASH' writer Larry Gelbart's Chicago roots

    'MASH' writer Larry Gelbart's Chicago roots
    Editor's note: This 2008 article is from the Tribune's archives. Larry Gelbart died Friday, September 11. He was 81. Larry Gelbart spent the first 15 years of his life on Chicago's mostly Jewish West Side, now the North Lawndale district. The family...
  • Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival has scores to settle

    Pacific Symphony's American Composers Festival has scores to settle
    Carl St.Clair can clearly recall being in the third grade in his hometown of Yoakum, Texas, and being "marched down to the Grand Theater where we all got to see 'Ben-Hur.' I was totally captivated," he says. "The score was overwhelming to me." Fifty...
  • Prodigal Sons: 3 of 5 stars

    Kimberly Reed, who began life as Paul McKerrow, thought bringing a film crew home to Montana offered the chance to document her acceptance or rejection by her long-estranged brother Marc, a guy who had never been able to compete when Paul was the star...
  • The mystique of Sedona

    Mysteries dwell within the towering red rocks of northern Arizona. And it doesn't take a Sedona visitor long to stumble upon them. "The woo-woo factor is strong here," psychic Craig Junjulas told me the morning I arrived. "Huh?" I said, doing a double...