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  • From 'Interstellar' to '2001,' five philosophical sci-fi epics

    Perhaps more than any other genre, sci-fi movies ask, "What if?" In their attempts to address that question, filmmakers have given audiences a bewildering array of sights, sounds and ideas over the years: the dystopian grit of "Blade Runner," the...
  • 'A Clockwork Orange' actor Warren Clarke dead at 67

    Actor Warren Clarke, who starred in the British television series "Dalziel and Pascoe" and had a role in the film "A Clockwork Orange," died on Wednesday at the age of 67, his agency said. Independent Talent Group in London said Clarke died peacefully in...
  • Christopher Nolan: 'Interstellar' More Akin to '2001: A Space Odyssey' Than Batman Movies

    The enigma that is the space odyssey "Interstellar" will get solved when the film hits theaters in November, but until then, Christopher Nolan has revealed a few clues. The director divulged in a cover story for Entertainment Weekly that the movie is...
  • 'Walking Dead,' 'Simpsons,' 'Good Wife': big weekend

    'Walking Dead,' 'Simpsons,' 'Good Wife': big weekend
    The weekend highlights include top dramas, football and Halloween fare. Here are a few programs to keep in mind: "60 Minutes," 7 p.m. Sunday, CBS Were Christians killed in the Colosseum? No, according to a Morley Safer report on the CBS news magazine....
  • Jacob M. "Jack" Schmulowitz, SSA division chief

    Jacob M. "Jack" Schmulowitz, SSA division chief
    Jacob M. "Jack" Schmulowitz, a retired Social Security Administration division chief, died of kidney failure Wednesday at Sinai Hospital. He was 85. The son of Polish immigrants Julius Schmulowitz, a baker, and Lillie Schmulowitz, a homemaker, Jacob...
  • LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films

    LACMA spotlights '20s German Expressionist films
    Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking. These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
  • Louis C. Blau, Entertainment Attorney Who Represented Stanley Kubrick, Dies at 99

    Entertainment attorney Louis C. Blau, who represented directors Stanley Kubrick and Francois Truffaut, Motown founder Berry Gordy and actors including Donald O'Connor, Mitzi Gaynor, Walter Matthau, Richard Widmark and Lana Turner, has died. He was 99....
  • 'Calvary' takes a funny-serious look at life and death

    It takes a moment. As "Calvary" opens, a small-town Irish priest sits to hear a confession. A few beats have likely come and gone before a viewer realizes that the image isn't cutting away, that the audience is being asked to watch a man listen. It's...
  • Ghent's World Soundtrack Awards to Fete French Composer Francis Lai

    Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...
  • Fred Ordway dies at 87; scientist worked on '2001: A Space Odyssey'

    Fred Ordway dies at 87; scientist worked on '2001: A Space Odyssey'
    The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family's posh upper eastside apartment. Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be. Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-...
  • Mark Romanek in talks to direct 'The Shining' prequel 'Overlook Hotel'

    Mark Romanek in talks to direct 'The Shining' prequel 'Overlook Hotel'
    Mark Romanek is eyeing an extended stay at the "Overlook Hotel." Romanek is in negotiations to direct the prequel to the classic horror movie "The Shining" for Warner Bros., the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. Variety first reported the news. The...