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  • Film review: A redeeming 'Life of Pi'

    Film review: A redeeming 'Life of Pi'
    "Life of Pi," like the recent "Cloud Atlas," is adapted from a novel widely considered to be unfilmable. While in "Cloud Atlas" the issue was the book's multistory structure, in "Life of Pi" the problem is of a technical nature — the two main...
  • Schedule of January 2013 TV premieres, movies, specials

    Schedule of January 2013 TV premieres, movies, specials
    I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
  • 'Flight'

    'Flight'
    Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington is no stranger to acting challenges, and he has one of his biggest yet in this compelling drama from director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"). Inspired by experiences of screenwriter John Gatins, the film casts...
  • Other venues: 'Forrest Gump,' 'The Terminator' and 'The Man Who Wasn't There'

    BACinema Beverly Arts Center 2407 W. 111th St. 773-445-3838 beverlyartcenter.org *"The Waiting Room" (U.S.; Peter Nicks, 2012) Shot over five months in an Oakland public hospital, "The Waiting Room" explores the state of medical care for the nation's...
  • Movie Preview: The Adventures of Tintin, The Secret of the Unicorn

     
    A digitally animated film from Steven Spielberg. Looks photo-real, except for the people in it.  The action is very Indy Jones-ish. An Indiana Jones movie as rendered by Robert Zemeckis and Image Movers? Just my first take on “The Adventures of...
  • Zemeckis adds Cheadle, Greenwood to Denzel’s ‘Flight

     
    He hasn't directed a live action film since his infatuation with motion capture/performance capture began. But Robert Zemeckis is loading up on the talent for his “comeback,” an airborne drama starring Denzel Washington as an airline pilot...
  • 'Gump,' 'Bambi' among 2011 National Film Registry selections

     
    he 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...
  • Around Town: 'Mad, Mad World' and other comedy classics

     
    The American Cinematheque is ringing in the New Year with some wild and crazy comedy classics...
  • Beatles' 'Yellow Submarine' film, soundtrack to be reissued in May

     
    The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" animated film has been newly restored and will be issued on DVD and Blu-ray in May. "Yellow Submarine" broke new ground in animated feature films and extended the Beatles' creative empire when it was released in 1968....
  • Around Town: Indiana Jones rides back into town

     
    Arclight Cinemas, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, asked filmgoers to choose classic movies for this month's ArcLight Presents. And they came up with some popular choices, including "Raiders of the Lost Ark."...
  • Around Town: Return to 'Brokeback Mountain'

     
    Oscar-winning director Ang Lee and producer James Schamus will be on hand at the Film Independent at LACMA screening Thursday evening at the Leo S. Bing Theater of their seminal 2005 drama "Brokeback Mountain."...