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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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  • Book review: 'Panorama City' by Antoine Wilson

    -------------------- Panorama City A Novel Antoine Wilson Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 292 pp., $24 -------------------- In fiction, when country naifs ship off to the big city to reinvent themselves, they go to New York or Paris. On the off chance...
  • Los Angeles Police Explore Manson Family Role In Dozen Cold Cases

    Los Angeles Police Explore Manson Family Role In Dozen Cold Cases
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Detectives are looking at the possible role of the Manson Family in a dozen unsolved killings from four decades ago, and believe old audio tapes from a bankruptcy case hold a key to the cold cases, a police official said. The so-...
  • 'Trishna' review: Beauty and the east

    'Trishna' review: Beauty and the east
    **1/2 (out of four) "Trishna" opens as if it could be an Indian cousin of "The Hangover," as Jay (Riz Ahmed of "Four Lions") and his fellow vacationing dudes either lounge and laugh freely or lay around nursing the night before. Few of the women in this...
  • Maxwell Keith dies at 87; defense attorney for 2 Manson family members

    Maxwell Keith dies at 87; defense attorney for 2 Manson family members
    Maxwell S. Keith, the defense attorney for two members of the Manson family who went to prison for their roles in the grisly 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders, died Tuesday of natural causes in the San Luis Obispo County town of Templeton, his family said. He...
  • Another odd turn by Adrien Brody on its way to theaters

     
    “Wrecked” is the latest sprint toward Indiewood in the twisty-turning career of Adrien Brody, an Oscar winning leading man who seems to go out of his way to go his own way. Think of “The Jacket,” last year's “Splice” or...
  • European Film Awards go for “Ghost Writer”

     
    Maybe they're making a statement. About Roman Polanski. And no, I've never heard of or paid any attention to the European Film Awards (They've been around 23 years? Really?) But Polanski's decent-enough thriller “The Ghost Writer” has picked...
  • The Agenda: Roman Polanski shorts at the Cinefamily

     
    Before Roman Polanski made classic films like “Chinatown” or “Rosemary's Baby” (and before his sexual abuse case), he cut his teeth making a series of short films, shot mostly at the renowned Lodz Film School in Poland. Cinefamily i...
  • Jerry Brown's style: Out with double-breasted suits and wardrobe consultants

     
    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...
  • Wednesday’s interview — Ewan McGregor

     
    Yeah, I talked with Ewan McGregor earlier this year for “Ghost Writer,” and he got a little defensive talking about Roman Polanski. But he's just terrific in “I Love You Philip Morris,” the caper comedy/gay romance he co-stars in...
  • “Ghost Writer,” Polanski honored at Euro Film Awards

     
    Half a dozen major prizes were tossed at Roman Polanski's “The Ghost Writer,” a scandalous thriller by a scandal-tarred filmmaker whose tar gets deeper by the month. Ewan McGregor won the top acting honor at the European Film Awards. A...
  • British indie film honors go to “The King’s Speech”

     
    It had Oscar buzz in November, has seemed to cool off since Thanksgiving. But while the rest of Europe is all agog over Roman Polanski's “The Ghost Writer,” the folks who honor British indie films have put some juice back into “The King'...