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Robert Wise

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  • The music of 'West Side Story' finds its way to the Hollywood Bowl

     
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film “West Side Story,” why not put it onscreen at the Hollywood Bowl, then have the Los Angeles Philharmonic right there playing the movie’s score live? Sound easy? Think again....
  • Concert review: 'West Side Story' film premiere at the Hollywood Bowl with live orchestra

     
    Mark Swed reviews the Hollywood Bowl premiere of the film version of "West Side Story" with live orchestra...
  • The enterprise of 'Star Trek' is explored on Science's 'Trek Nation'

     
    "Trek Nation" looks at the "Star Trek' legacy and beyond...
  • 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...
  • Newman Tribute on TCM: Oct.12

     
    Yup, that's the big important date to remember, when TCM will devote its full Sunday schedule to Paul Newman classics, including ...Cool Hand Luke (1967), Somebody up There Likes Me (1956), Torn Curtain (1966), Exodus (1960), Hud (1963), and......
  • 'The Haunting' -- and the haunted -- at the Alex Theatre this Saturday

     
    You know what's scary than watching a screening of the "The Haunting," director Robert Wise's classic about paranormal activity? Viewing it while seated next to the darkened aisles in a haunted theater. This Saturday, the grand old Alex Theatre in......
  • TV This Week: Happy New Year!

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SUNDAY The hills are alive . . . Julie Andrews goes from novice nun to nanny to outwitting......
  • A Riverside movie palace is reborn

     
    When the Fox Theatre opened in downtown Riverside in 1929, it was one of the most architecturally striking movie palaces in Southern California. The approximately 1,600-seat venue boasted colonial Spanish mission-style exteriors and an interior modeled...
  • 672-gallon oil spill fouls Huntington Beach channel

     
    Crews are working to clean up an oil spill that dumped an estimated 672 gallons of crude oil last week into a Huntington Beach flood-control channel that drains to wetlands and the Pacific Ocean, authorities said today. After getting reports......
  • Will 'The Hurt Locker' team be punished for breaking Oscar rules?

     
    We'll have to wait until the middle of next week to find out if the motion picture academy will respond publicly to the growing hubbub over a "Hurt Locker" producer's violation of Oscar campaign rules. Yesterday Nicolas Chartier issued an apology for...
  • Richard D. Zanuck, a Hollywood legend too busy for nostalgia

     
    This is a longer version of my Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar cover on Hollywood producer Dick Zanuck, who is having quite the year with "Alice in Wonderland," "Clash of the Titans" and "Book of Eli." I interviewed Zanuck last......