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  • The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa

     The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa
    Aside from Mayan temples and Emiliano Zapata's mustachioed visage, perhaps nothing is more emblematic of Mexico's mysterious grandeur than the films of Gabriel Figueroa. In a career that consisted of more than 200 movies in multiple genres, made in...
  • Nick Robinson hits a high point with 'Kings of Summer'

     Nick Robinson hits a high point with 'Kings of Summer'
    He may only be 18, but Nick Robinson can teach you how to skin a rabbit. The trick to the gruesome procedure, the young actor learned while filming the new indie movie "The Kings of Summer," comes at the start — cutting away at the rear flap of skin...
  • David L. Ulin's summer reading project

    Summer is my favorite season — always has been. Partly, it's the light: slow and thick, like a glaze of honey spread across the world. Partly, it's the heat, which I feel in my joints, making me imagine I was loose-limbed again. But more than...
  • Martin Scorsese, David Hockney feted at LACMA gala

    Martin Scorsese, David Hockney feted at LACMA gala
    They are both former Los Angeles residents who returned to town over the weekend to be honored by the museum that they used to frequent in their younger, wilder days. On Saturday, Martin Scorsese and David Hockney were in L.A. for the third annual Art +...
  • Stanley Kubrick at LACMA was popular, but not like Tim Burton

    Stanley Kubrick at LACMA was popular, but not like Tim Burton
    "Stanley Kubrick," the gigantic exhibition devoted to the perfectionist filmmaker that ran at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, proved to be a popular draw with the public, attracting 243,792 visitors during its eight-month stay, according to the...
  • Movie review: 'Only God Forgives' needs to be saved from itself

    Movie review: 'Only God Forgives' needs to be saved from itself
    God only knows what Nicolas Winding Refn had in mind when he made "Only God Forgives." The Danish filmmaker's latest theater of the macabre is brutal, bloody, saturated with revenge, sex and death, yet stunningly devoid of meaning, purpose, emotion or...
  • For LACMA's 'old' buildings, no time like the present

     For LACMA's 'old' buildings, no time like the present
    A couple of major ironies are folded into the title of the big new architecture exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "The Presence of the Past: Peter Zumthor Reconsiders LACMA." The first irony is that the title itself rings with echoes...
  • Reel Critics: 'Oblivion' a thinking man's thriller

    Reel Critics: 'Oblivion' a thinking man's thriller
    Big-budget science-fiction movies are often vehicles for selling toys to kids and merchandise to adult fans. But there was a time when these films offered compelling visions of a strange future far beyond conventional thinking. "Forbidden Planet" in 1956,...
  • Saul Bass: American flair, Soviet aesthetics, with a Brubeck beat

    Saul Bass: American flair, Soviet aesthetics, with a Brubeck beat
    Google paid animated homage Wednesday to iconic designer and artist Saul Bass with one of its more lively Doodles. To mark what would have been the movie title designer’s 93rd birthday, the Google cartoon recaps several of Bass’ films...
  • Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick redux at LACMA

    With the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's expansive "Stanley Kubrick" exhibition set to close on June 30, the museum's film department is revisiting several key movies in the maverick filmmaker's oeuvre. Each of the director's films in the series...
  • French actress-singer Soko finds quiet showcase in 'Augustine'

    French actress-singer Soko finds quiet showcase in 'Augustine'
    The debut feature for writer-director Alice Winocour, “Augustine” features a bracing and powerful performance by the young performer known as Soko. Now playing in Los Angeles, the film is set in 19th century France, its story based on the...