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  • Ken Russell dies at 84; director of 'Tommy,' 'Lisztomania'

    Ken Russell dies at 84; director of 'Tommy,' 'Lisztomania'
    Ken Russell, the often controversial British director known for his flamboyant visual style in films such as "The Devils," "Altered States" and the Who's rock opera "Tommy," has died. He was 84. Russell, who lived in Lymington in southern England, died...
  • Around Town: 'The Artist' crowd's take on spy spoofs

     
    Before they made the Oscar-winning "The Artist," director Michel Hazanavicius, Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo made the 2006 spy spoof, "OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies," which screens Thursday through Saturday at the New Beverly Cinema, along with the 2009...
  • 'Zastrozzi: The Master of Discipline' at NoHo Arts Center

    'Zastrozzi: The Master of Discipline' at NoHo Arts Center
    Riffing on a deconstruction is a sticky wicket, which makes "Zastrozzi" at NoHo Arts Center doubly satisfying. Canadian playwright George F. Walker's amoral dark comedy receives an imaginative, atmospheric co-production by Open at the Top and 49th...
  • Anthony Minghella, director with an old soul

    Anthony Minghella, director with an old soul
    When attempting to take in the rather shocking news of the death of British-born director, writer and producer Anthony Minghella at age 54, it's tough not to feel in part the passing of a unique creative force that connected audiences to another era. ....
  • All five DGA nominees should make the expanded best picture race at the Oscars

     
    It will be a shockeroo if all five of today's Directors Guild of America nominated films don't make it into the expanded best picture Oscars race. All five of them are already among the 10 films in contention with the PGA. The DGA nominees are Kathryn...
  • Shocking DGA Award win for 'The Hurt Locker's' Kathryn Bigelow

     
    "The Hurt Locker" helmer Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman ever to win the top award from the Directors Guild of America. It was a major victory over James Cameron, Bigelow's ex-husband, whose "Avatar" recently became the highest-grossing film in...
  • The camera angles that signal 'Doubt'

    The camera angles that signal 'Doubt'
    The "Dutch angle" (or the "Batman angle," as it is often known in the U.S., for obvious reasons) was first used extensively in German Expressionist cinema -- "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" being a textbook example of the use of extremely odd angles. The...