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  • Success of 'Gravity' is a reminder of our favorite space films

    "Gravity" made history this weekend as it defied industry expectations and shot to No. 1 at the box office, posting the highest October opening ever ($55.6 million). Much has been made of the film, both critically and by audiences, for its revolutionary...
  • Stanley Kubrick exhibition opening in Brazil, heading to Toronto

    Stanley Kubrick exhibition opening in Brazil, heading to Toronto
    The massive museum exhibition devoted to director Stanley Kubrick that recently ran for more than six months at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is opening this week in São Paulo, Brazil, and will be heading to Toronto next year. São Paulo's...
  • Derrick Rose and Handel: A basketball commercial for Adidas

    Derrick Rose and Handel: A basketball commercial for Adidas
    The pairing of Chicago Bulls basketball player Derrick Rose and the music of George Frideric Handel may not sound like an obvious combination. But if the popularity of a new Adidas commercial is to be believed, Handel and professional basketball are a...
  • Derrick Rose and Handel team up in commercial

    Derrick Rose and Handel team up in commercial
    The pairing of Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose and the music of George Frideric Handel may not sound like an obvious combination. But if the popularity of a new Adidas commercial is to be believed, Handel and professional basketball are a natural fit....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The White Queen' on Starz

     Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The White Queen' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The White Queen In failing health...
  • 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...
  • Digging deep into 'The Shining'

    Digging deep into 'The Shining'
    There is nothing especially frightening about Room 350 at the Standard Hotel on the Sunset Strip. It overlooks the pool, with colorful mod décor pleasantly bathed in bright window light. Inside, documentary filmmaker Rodney Ascher is prepared to discuss...
  • 'Room 237' review: A really good movie about a really dense movie

    'Room 237' review: A really good movie about a really dense movie
    ***1/2 (out of four) Perhaps you won’t buy every theory in “Room 237,” a documentary collecting several extensive analyses of Stanley Kubrick’s take on Stephen King’s “The Shining”—a movie no one’s...
  • The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'

    The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'
    You know the Calumet Baking Powder cans in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"? You know — the Calumet Baking cans? Lining the pantry of the film's Overlook Hotel? No, no: The baking cans behind all the carnage! Right, those baking cans. What's that,...
  • Movie secrets are there, in the script!

    Movie secrets are there, in the script!
    You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using...
  • 'Shining' students dissect object of their obsession in 'Room 237' ★★★

    'Shining' students dissect object of their obsession in 'Room 237' ★★★
    We are nothing without our obsessions, and Rodney Ascher's "This American Life"-ish documentary "Room 237" intertwines the obsessive, often risible theories of five very big fans of Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." Take it one of two ways. One: It's a...