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  • Holocaust films get personal with descendants of Nazis

    The Holocaust has long been a deep and disquieting source of material for filmmakers, especially documentarians. As firsthand accounts of World War II naturally dwindle, though, cinematic inquiries on the subject have been shifting into more personal...
  • Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career

    Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career
    Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era." Rainer,...
  • Critic's pick: The International Contemporary Ensemble odyssey

    Critic's pick: The International Contemporary Ensemble odyssey
    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....
  • LACMA to honor David Hockney and Martin Scorsese at Art + Film Gala

    LACMA to honor David Hockney and Martin Scorsese at Art + Film Gala
    British artist David Hockney and filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be this year’s honorees at the annual L.A. County Museum of Art’s Art + Film Gala, the museum announced on Monday. The big-ticket event, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 2,...
  • Music review: International Contemporary Ensemble's movie mood

    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...
  • See the ad for Stephen King's 'The Shining' sequel, 'Dr. Sleep'

    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...
  • James Franco whips up the drama in his art film 'La Passione'

    James Franco whips up the drama in his art film 'La Passione'
    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...
  • LACMA's screening series 'Kubrick and Co.' enters its final weekend

    LACMA's screening series 'Kubrick and Co.' enters its final weekend
    "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...
  • Bowie retrospective set for London's Victoria and Albert Museum

    Bowie retrospective set for London's Victoria and Albert Museum
    David Bowie, the art museum exhibition, is due to open March 23 for a four-month run at London’s venerable Victoria and Albert Museum. For art-world purists who decry the trend toward celebrity-driven programming -- something not unheard of at L....
  • Stuart Freeborn dies at 98; 'Star Wars' makeup artist

    Stuart Freeborn dies at 98; 'Star Wars' makeup artist
    It was no accident that British makeup artist Stuart Freeborn resembled his most famous movie creation — Yoda, the wrinkled, ancient sage from the "Star Wars" films. "I looked at myself in the mirror and decided that I was comic, with all these...
  • Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection

    Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection
    It's how a lot of us got hooked on movies in the first place. When I was 8 or 9 I saw "2001: A Space Odyssey" in 70 mm in Milwaukee with my mother. My memory's fuzzy on the particulars but I recall asking so many questions about the obelisk on the drive...