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  • Review: 'Certified Copy' is a frustrating, fascinating emotional fakeout

    Review: 'Certified Copy' is a frustrating, fascinating emotional fakeout
    *** (out of four) For a while, English author James Miller (William Shimell) and a French fan (Juliette Binoche) stroll around Tuscany, “Before Sunrise”-style, constantly addressing the difference between an original piece of art and a copy....
  • Andy Klein's top 10 films of 2011

    Andy Klein's top 10 films of 2011
    There are numerous inherent flaws and absurdities in the process of compiling Top 10s and Best ofs; nonetheless, here are my favorite films released in Los Angeles in the calendar year 2011. In my version of this imperfect exercise, “favorite”...
  • En Cartelera: "A Separation" y "Albert Nobbs" con miras al Oscar

    En Cartelera: "A Separation" y "Albert Nobbs" con miras al Oscar
    A Separation *** Nunca antes en la historia del Oscar una película había despertado tanto consenso para recibir un premio como A Separation, drama iraní galardonado con el Globo de Oro al mejor filme extranjero que, probablemente, también ganará la...
  • 2010 Cannes Film Festival lineup announced

     
    The Cannes opener: "Robin Hood," starring Russell Crowe. It's playing out of competition. Each May, the dazzling, closely watched cinematic rail yard known as the Cannes Film Festival — the premier showcase for international cinema — helps determine...
  • IRAN: Foreign artists, local cinematic heavyweights shun Tehran film festival

     
    As Iran kicked off its biggest cinematic and cultural event of the year today, a glaring number of politically motivated no-shows became evident. Famed British film director Ken Loach (pictured) and theater director Peter Brook, also from the U.K., were.....
  • Monster Mash: Michael Jackson portrait beats estimates; 'Rent' controversy in Vegas; Met Opera's windfall

     
    -- Sold / not sold: A 1984 portrait of Michael Jackson by Andy Warhol beat estimates by selling for $812,500 and a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat went unsold at a Christie's auction in New York. (Bloomberg)-- Shows must go on:......
  • Iranian expatriate artists' projects give voice to countrymen

    Iranian expatriate artists' projects give voice to countrymen
    Watching the impassioned crowds surge through Tehran's tense streets, pop singer Andy Madadian wanted to take action. But how? An Armenian native of Iran who has lived for three decades in Los Angeles, Madadian avoids direct involvement in his homeland's...