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Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades.
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades. « Show less

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  • Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth' revisited by Criterion Collection

    Violent, blood-soaked and filled with nudity, Roman Polanski's 1971 film version of "Macbeth" was intended to be a cinematic jolt -- a raw, realistic portrayal of medieval power plays that would be worlds away from the genteel restraint typically accorded...
  • Everyman Theatre stages Tony Award-winning 'God of Carnage'

    Everyman Theatre stages Tony Award-winning 'God of Carnage'
    We have all seen adults acting — to borrow a song lyric — more like children than children. But, if you’re lucky, you’ve never met anyone quite like the people who spout, spar and spew in “God of Carnage,” the Tony...
  • “A Christmas Story 2″ isn’t the only Ralphie sequel out there

     
    Despite its numerical designation, the recently released A Christmas Story 2 isn't the only way to see the continuing adventures of Ralphie Parker. Did you know, for instance, that Jean Shepherd — whose writings served as the basis for A Christmas...
  • 2010 in review: Attack of the movies!

    Like everybody else right now, I could write a top 10 list of the best films of 2010, and if I did, it would be filled with a bunch of pretentious art-house films nobody saw, ’cause that’s how I roll. But for this feature, I’d much...
  • Charles Manson Denied Parole in 'Helter Skelter' Murders

    Charles Manson Denied Parole in 'Helter Skelter' Murders
    CORCORAN, Calif -- A California prison panel denied parole for notorious mass murderer Charles Manson for the 12th time on Wednesday. Manson, 77, did not attend the parole hearing. The panel set his next parole hearing for 15 years from now, when Manson...
  • The awards season gets into full swing

    We have sped right into the award-and-benefit season so our community is buzzing with activity. Our very fashionable ladies are coordinating their elegant party clothes, while their escorts are updating their tuxedos in order to attend the many upcoming...
  • Jerry Brown: Now and Zen

    Jerry Brown: Now and Zen
    For many Californians, 72-year-old Jerry Brown's return to Sacramento for another go at being governor brings with it more than a little dab of déjà vu. Consider: He is inheriting the job from a Republican actor/politician, American soldiers are...
  • Summer reading: Current events

    Summer reading: Current events
    Allah, Liberty and Love The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom Irshad Manji Simon & Schuster: $25 The author looks at the contentious world views sometimes dividing Muslims and non-Muslims and suggests solutions to transcend those differences....
  • Reel Critics: The year on the silver screen

    Reel Critics: The year on the silver screen
    Suzanne Perez's picks for best and worst movies of 2010: Favorite Films 1. "The Social Network" — A real-life geek inherits the Earth. Aaron Sorkin's quicksilver dialogue and Jesse Eisenberg's acting delivery are superb. 2. "The Kids Are...
  • Charles Manson, now 77, gets new chance at parole

    Charles Manson, now 77, gets new chance at parole
    This post has been corrected. See the note below. After 11 failed bids for freedom, notorious killer Charles Manson, now 77, is up for parole later this month. The parole board rejected his bid in 2007, saying Manson [For the record, 9:42 a.m. April 5: ...
  • L.A. Walks: Beachwood Canyon and the Hollywood sign

    L.A. Walks: Beachwood Canyon and the Hollywood sign
    BEACHWOOD CANYON, HOLLYWOOD SIGN Distance: 4 miles Duration: 1.5 hours Difficulty: 3 Transportation: Beachwood Canyon DASH bus. Ample free street parking. This is a brisk city walk with a country feeling, starting high in Hollywood's Beachwood Canyon...