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  • Berlin Film Festival: Meryl Streep honored with Golden Bear

     
    Meryl Streep given a lifetime achievement award at the Berlin Film Festival....
  • Spirit Awards: 'Artist,' Michel Hazanavicius, Michelle Williams win

     
    "The Artist" took top honors at the Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday. The event honors the best work in the independent film arena...
  • Getty gets NEH grant to organize huge contemporary art archive

     
    The Getty Research Institute has received a $230,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to help it organize a huge archive on modern and contemporary art that it acquired last summer. The NEH announced $17 million in grants, including $1.4...
  • Around Town: Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, rides again

     
    A tribute to King of Cool action star Steve McQueen and a look inside the film projectionist's world sponsored by the Motion Picture Academy are among this week's highlights....
  • Around Town: Celebrate Easter with Jimmy Stewart and Harvey

     
    The American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre is going rabid for rabbits Easter Sunday -- just don't expect the Easter Bunny. The "hare"-raising evening begins with 1950's "Harvey," starring Jimmy Stewart in his Oscar-nominated performance as Elwood P. Dowd, a...
  • Around Town: Happy 85th to Grauman's Chinese Theatre

     
    One of Hollywood' most venerable movie palaces, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. And as part of the theater's celebrations, the Chinese is offering a "25 Cent Movie Mondays" series. The first movie screening this...
  • Will Hollywood ever top its Cinema Class of 1982?

     
    If I heard that someone was assembling a screening series of fondly remembered films that included the likes of “Road Warrior,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” “Blade Runner,” John Carpenter’s “The Thing,&#...
  • 'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist' top contenders for Spirit Awards [Updated]

     
    Writer-director Jeff Nicols' apocalyptic drama "Take Shelter" and the black-and-white silent film "The Artist" emerged as top contenders for Film Independent's 2012 Spirit Awards Tuesday morning, earning five nominations each. Both films were nominated in...
  • LACMA remembers its cameo in Robert Altman's 'The Player'

     
    In Robert Altman's 1992 movie "The Player," the fictional Hollywood studio where the slimy protagonist Griffin Mill (Tim Robbins) plies his trade has the following motto emblazoned across its office walls: "Movies. Now more than ever!" The slogan is...
  • Poll: Can Lindsay Lohan stage a Hollywood comeback?

     
    Lindsay Lohan faces the biggest crisis of her troubled career. She will spend the next two weeks in an L.A. jail and then 90 more days in rehab. This means she won't be available to promote her next film, the Robert Rodriguez action flick "Machete," which...
  • Jay Roach on life before he was a star director: 'It's good to learn to be miserable'

     
    Hollywood has always been madly in love with its boy wonders. The mythology of show business is all about celebrating the wondrous tales of overnight stardom. Everyone knows the stories behind how Orson Welles made "Citizen Kane" when he was......