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  • William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'

     William Petersen among friends at Geffen Playhouse's 'Slowgirl'
    From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" as one of the most acclaimed 21st century American dramas to date, drawing blood — and not always just figuratively — has been...
  • REVIEW: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' ★★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Ever since the moment in "Bottle Rocket" (1996) when Luke Wilson's character paused during a robbery of his own boyhood home to straighten a toy soldier on a bedroom shelf, writer-director Wes Anderson announced his intentions as an artist of serenely...
  • Cannes Jury Session Ranges From Political to Jovial

    There was a feminist theme going on at the beginning of the Cannes jury press conference, Wednesday, but the assembled panel of actors and directors soon shifted into safer, less political territory. Jury president, Jane Campion was introduced as the...
  • 67th Cannes Film Festival Opens With 'Grace' and Style

    Riding out of a storm of much-publicized controversies and mixed reviews, "Grace of Monaco's" premiere may not ended like a fairy tale, but it managed to deliver a fairly glamorous Cannes opening night. Onscreen royal couple Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth...
  • Robert Wilson, Matthew Barney, John Zorn in new CAP UCLA season

    Robert Wilson, Matthew Barney, John Zorn in new CAP UCLA season
    New and recent works by director Robert Wilson, artist Matthew Barney and avant-garde musician John Zorn are among the highlights of the new 2014-15 season of the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. The lineup, which was announced Wednesday, also...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • 'The Fault in Our Stars' elevates sad story by cutting the sap

    Despite the way death and cancer gnaw at "The Fault in Our Stars," the new teenage love story starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort is really about living. Or as Tim McGraw put it in the classic country song, live like you were dying — good...
  • The unique challenges of adapting 'The Fault in Our Stars'

    [Warning: This post contains spoilers about the movie “The Fault in Our Stars.”] When Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, the writers of the burgeoning film hit "The Fault in Our Stars," first began adapting John Green's bestselling novel,...
  • CANNES: Alice Rohrwacher's 'The Wonders' Wins Grand Prix

    The jury of the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival handed out its awards on Saturday night. Jane Campion served as president of the jury, which also included Willem Dafoe, Carole Bouquet, Gael Garcia Bernal, Jeon Do-yeon, Jia Zhangke, Leila Hatami and...
  • 'Most Wanted Man' is most recommended

     'Most Wanted Man' is most recommended
    In these the dog days of summer, adult moviegoers are more desperate than usual for something worth their time. Which is why it is so good to have "A Most Wanted Man" to recommend. A taut, involving thriller, based on the novel by John le Carré, it's a...
  • Box office: 'Most Wanted Man' expands well, 'Calvary,' 'Boyhood' solid

    Box office: 'Most Wanted Man' expands well, 'Calvary,' 'Boyhood' solid
    On a weekend when “Guardians of the Galaxy” overtook the box office with a record August opening of an estimated $94 million, theaters still made room for audiences at other movies. Doubling its screen-count from last week’s opening,...