| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will present Sacha Baron Cohen with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards Nov. 9, recognizing his contribution to comedic...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Errol Flynn just might be the role Kevin Kline was born to play, but "The Last of Robin Hood" doesn't do either actor justice, reducing the matinee idol's scandalous final fling -- with 15-year-old starlet Beverly Aadland (an older-looking Dakota Fanning)...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Amid the red-carpeted premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival, continuing through the weekend, dozens of smaller pictures fight for attention. See what we can do with a camera? We're worthy of attention too. But sometimes a small picture...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Early on in "The Salinger Contract," the new book from acclaimed novelist and West Rogers Park native Adam Langer, the protagonist, a character also named "Adam Langer," stumbles across the truth about J.D. Salinger. He discovers why Salinger seemingly...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
George Clooney will be honored by BAFTA Los Angeles at the Nov. 9 Britannia Awards with the Stanley Kubrick Award for Excellence in Film.
Clooney, who is directing, starring in and scripting December release "The Monuments Men," will receive the award at...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Another day, another James Franco art project.
On Wednesday, Vice Media posted the multi-hyphenate renaissance man’s impressionistic 15-minute film “La Passione” to its website (see below). Presented by Gucci -- the global luxury...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:34 PM
A peculiar anniversary party kicks things off in 1967’s “Games,” the little-known but awesomely bonkers psychological thriller starring James Caan and Katharine Ross as young Manhattanites. A pair of dabbling eccentrics with far too much...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:07 AM
"Kubrick and Co.," the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's tribute film series to its expansive "Stanley Kubrick" exhibition comes to a close this weekend. The exhibition also closes its doors on Sunday.
The series looks at key films in the maverick...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:25 AM
One of Stephen King's most enduring works is "The Shining," due in part to the film by Stanley Kubrick. Although the film strayed somewhat from the book, both told the terrifying story of a man who moves his family to a remote, empty resort when he...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:46 AM
In the decade since its founding, the International Contemporary Ensemble has become essential. The flexible collective of 33 musicians is likely the most accomplished new music group in New York, and it makes a significant contribution toward keeping the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
A key moment in the history of post-World War II European avant-garde music was when Stanley Kubrick threw out the score that Alex North had written for “2001: A Space Odyssey” and replaced it with the temporary track he had been using....