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  • Montreal Film Review: 'Else'

    Arthur Schnitzler's works are so fundamentally rooted in the roiling intellectual and cultural changes of early-20th-century Vienna that they sometimes feel pointless in modern-day updates, the very mixed bag of Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut" being...
  • 'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' build buzz heading into Toronto

    'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' build buzz heading into Toronto
    Telluride's over, and the Venice Film Festival is past its midpoint. Judging from reports, we can safely declare a couple of things: 1. You'd better learn how to spell and pronounce the name Chiwetel Ejiofor, the British actor who plays the free black...
  • ‘Star Wars’ cinematographer Gilbert Taylor dies at 99

     
    “Star Wars” cinematographer Gilbert Taylor died Friday at the age of 99, leaving behind a rich cinematic legacy. His wife […]...
  • William Friedkin Makes Italian Connection at Venice Film Festival

    William Friedkin held court on Thursday at the Venice Film Festival, where he received a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement ahead of the world preem of a restored and recolored copy of his 1977 thriller "Sorcerer." "Sorcerer," an adaptation of French...
  • 'Star Wars' Cinematographer Gilbert Taylor Dies at 99

    Veteran British cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, who shot "Star Wars" for director George Lucas after shooting black and white classics such as Richard Lester's 1964 Beatles film "A Hard Day's Night," Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" and Roman Polanski'...
  • 'Star Wars' cinematographer Gilbert Taylor dies

    'Star Wars' cinematographer Gilbert Taylor dies
    Veteran British cinematographer Gilbert Taylor, whose b&w cinematography on such classics as Richard Lester's 1964 Beatles film "A Hard Day's Night," Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" and Roman Polanski's "Repulsion" rank him as one of Britain's most...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Gravity'

    About halfway through Alfonso Cuaron's astonishing "Gravity," Sandra Bullock, playing a lost astronaut stranded 375 miles above Earth, seeks refuge in an abandoned spacecraft and curls into a floating fetal position, savoring a brief respite from her...
  • Tracy and Hepburn once made a romantic computer comedy

     Tracy and Hepburn once made a romantic computer comedy
    Even before the late Steve Jobs, who is the subject of the poorly received bio-pic “Jobs,” became an oracle of the personal computer revolution some 30 years ago, computers and their like were a mainstay in film and television. Though most...
  • The Valley Line: Taking in the Big Picture in Laguna Beach

    The Valley Line: Taking in the Big Picture in Laguna Beach
    What fabulous, cool weather we have had during the first part of this month. Whoever thought that those two words would ever describe August weather in our area, for crying out loud? I hope my words don't jinx the situation. I have to keep pushing the...
  • Discovering 'Lolita' in its book covers

    In his 1955 novel “Lolita,” Vladimir Nabokov gave us some of the most vivid and visual prose writing that the English language has ever known. It comes as little surprise, therefore, to learn that he had some very precise ideas about what...
  • 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...