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  • 'Poltergeist' review: Spiritless reboot is heeeere

    'Poltergeist' review: Spiritless reboot is heeeere
    The closing credits for Gil Kenan's remake of the 1982 horror classic "Poltergeist" feature the band Spoon covering the Cramps' 1980 punk classic "TV Set." Spoon is a tasteful, studious yet largely anodyne indie-rock outfit that has become an NPR staple;...
  • Review: Stephen King's 'Finders Keepers'

    "Finders Keepers" by Stephen King; Scribner (448 pages, $30) Many people start reading Stephen King while still in their teens, then get hooked for life. The experience of your first King novel (especially the old ones, such as "Salem's Lot" or "The...
  • Diane Keaton, Paul McCarthy to be honored at Hammer Museum

    Diane Keaton, Paul McCarthy to be honored at Hammer Museum
    In a famous scene from Woody Allen's "Manhattan," a cultural intellectual played by Diane Keaton offers her withering assessment of art that she has recently seen at a museum.   "I really felt it was very derivative. To me it felt like it was straight ...
  • 'Aloha' dims the Hawaiian glow

    'Aloha' dims the Hawaiian glow
    These are real lines of dialogue from “Aloha”: “Tell me you don’t believe in the sky.” “You’re not going to pick my brains; they’re unpickable.” “You sold your soul so many times no one&...
  • Digital upstarts upend tradition at Cannes Film Festival

    Digital upstarts upend tradition at Cannes Film Festival
    The market at the Cannes Film Festival, where international movie rights are bought and sold, has long been a bastion of the old-school film industry. Theatrical viewing is central. The same deal makers have been attending for decades. Signs of the...
  • Woody Allen bringing jazz band to Orpheum Theatre in August

    Woody Allen bringing jazz band to Orpheum Theatre in August
    Woody Allen is expected to be back in Los Angeles this year with a revival of his production of Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi," at L.A. Opera, starting Sept. 12. But before that, the director is scheduled to perform with his New Orleans jazz band on a tour...
  • Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale

    Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale
    The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee film taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or. The choice if "Dheepan," as selected by a jury led by Joel and Ethan Coen,...
  • A community of theater: Pa. Playhouse celebrates 50 years

    A community of theater: Pa. Playhouse celebrates 50 years
    Going to a show at Bethlehem's Pennsylvania Playhouse is a cozy affair. A feather-clad Cagelles from "La Cage Aux Folles" might flirt with you in your seat, or you might be cajoled into joining the actors onstage as a middle-school contestant in "The 25th...
  • Estrenos de cine: 'True Story' y 'Welcome to New York'

    True Story * * * Muchas películas mitifican a Nueva York cuando la presentan como la cumbre del mundo; un lugar apetecido por muchos para vivir o visitar. Woody Allen, por ejemplo, ha creado un sentimiento romántico y nostálgico alrededor de la gran...
  • Estrenos: 'While We're Young' y 'The Hunting Ground'

    Estrenos: 'While We're Young' y 'The Hunting Ground'
    While We're Young * * * ½ Después de Woody Allen, ningún cineasta ha mostrado tanto interés por explorar el comportamiento de los intelectuales neoyorquinos de clase media como lo hace Noah Baumbach. Las películas de este director retratan a gente...
  • Explosive comedy '100-Year-Old Man' tosses rules out a window

    Explosive comedy '100-Year-Old Man' tosses rules out a window
    Echoes of the hilarious ineptitude of Woody Allen's "Take the Money and Run" and the historic kookiness of "Forrest Gump" turn up throughout "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared," starring Sweden's beloved comic actor Robert...