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  • 'Godzilla': The music of Gyorgy Ligeti and the movies

    'Godzilla': The music of Gyorgy Ligeti and the movies
    "Godzilla," currently rampaging through cinemas around the world, is the latest movie to resurrect Japan's most fearsome monster creation. The recent Hollywood blockbuster, directed by Gareth Edwards, is also the latest in a distinguished line of movies...
  • Letters of Note's Shaun Usher discusses the power of the written word

    In the twilight years of snail mail, fledgling British copywriter Shaun Usher launched Letters of Note, a blog dedicated to paper correspondence. Despite the obvious irony, the site quickly built a following. Readers connected with the personal written...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Man versus machine

    'Mad Men' recap: Man versus machine
    Matthew Weiner owes the estate of Stanley Kubrick a few royalties. “The Monolith,” an episode about technological anxiety that draws both its name and its central metaphor from the enigmatic 1968 sci-fi classic (which was, in turn, based...
  • DVD Review: War film takes an unvarnished look at racism

    DVD Review: War film takes an unvarnished look at racism
    In advance of a major offensive on a Pacific island during World War II, disturbingly young Major Robinson (Douglas Dick) is assembling a team to sneak onto the island to prepare crucial maps. When Pvt. Moss (James Edwards), the new topographer, arrives...
  • '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...
  • 'The Shining' Prequel to Be Directed by Mark Romanek (EXCLUSIVE)

    Mark Romanek is in negotiations to helm Warner Bros.' "Overlook Hotel," a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic "The Shining." Former "Walking Dead" showrunner Glen Mazzara recently turned in his draft for the original story, with Mythology's Brad...
  • LACMA to present exhibition on German Expressionist cinema

    LACMA to present exhibition on German Expressionist cinema
    An exhibition devoted to the German Expressionist cinema of directors such as Fritz Lang, F.W. Murnau and Robert Wiene will open at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in late September for a seven-month run. "Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the...
  • World Cup, 'The Strain,' 'Masters of Sex'

    World Cup, 'The Strain,' 'Masters of Sex'
    The biggest sporting event on Earth is just one of the weekend's highlights. Keep in mind: Argentina and Germany meet in the World Cup at 3 p.m. Sunday on ABC and Univision. The pre-match coverage starts at 1 p.m. on ABC and at 1:30 p.m. on Univision....