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  • Andrew Sarris dies at 83; longtime film critic

    Andrew Sarris dies at 83; longtime film critic
    Film critic Andrew Sarris began his rise to prominence in the early 1960s when, fresh off an extended visit to Paris, he became a primary spokesman for a theory that would reverberate throughout the cinema world. Screenwriters and producers may have...
  • TV tonight: Alastair Sim dazzles in ‘A Christmas Carol’; Ted Koppel, Chelsea Clinton debut on ‘Rock Center’

     
    Ted Koppel and Chelsea Clinton debut as special correspondents on "Rock Center With Brian Williams" at 10 on NBC. Koppel goes to Iraq to explain that although the U.S. military is withdrawing, American influence and spending won't end there. Clinton tells...
  • Around Town: Oscar short films and a 'Magnificent Obsession'

     
    Screenings of Oscar-nominated shorts and documentary films highlight the week....
  • Peter O’Toole waxes eloquent tonight on TCM

     
    There are some people who, when you get the chance to hear them talk about their lives, you just have to stop what you're doing and listen. The late Richard Harris was one such person — whenever he stopped by David Letterman's set, I always tended...
  • Hollywood finds romance in travel

    Hollywood finds romance in travel
    Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe. Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to romantic entanglements in the movies, as does visiting über-romantic locales such as Rome, Paris and Venice. Of...
  • ‘War Horse’ star picked for a new ‘Great Expectations’

     
    The Charles Dickens classic “Great Expectations,” long-loved and oft-filmed, is earning a new big screen treatment courtesy of Mike Newell, who gave us one of the best of the Harry Potter pictures. He's hired the kid Steven Spielberg...
  • Around Town: 'Last Picture Show' and Duncan Jones

     
    A 40th anniversary reunion screening of “The Last Picture Show,” a tribute to the vintage TV series “Insight” and a personal appearance by filmmaker Duncan Jones with screenings of his two films, “Moon” and “...
  • 'Doctor Zhivago' stage musical gets Australian run -- but 'world premiere'?

     
    In 2006, the La Jolla Playhouse presented a production of "Zhivago," a new stage musical based on the 1957 Boris Pasternak novel about romance and politics set during the Russian Revolution. Now the musical has resurfaced in -- of all......
  • Editor Sally Menke: 1953-2010

     
    David Lean was a “cutter.” He lived to correct people who would say, “Nice shot,” about one of his films, when it was actually the editing that made that shot pop out. He'd correct them. “It's the CUTTING.” How...
  • Coppola shoots his next picture with Val Kilmer

     
    A couple of guys who have seen better days are teaming up for a thriller titled “Twixt Then and Now. “ Francis Ford Coppola likes to bellow “I'm finished. I'm too old!” to one and all about his quixotic career. His last few films...
  • This weekend: ‘The Simpsons’ spoofs ‘Twilight’; John Larroquette visits ‘CSI: NY’; CNN examines ‘Fallen Star’ Charlie Sheen

     
    Television turns to some old favorites in a big way this weekend. Here's a look at some highlights:...
  • In our pages: A new look at Lawrence of Arabia

     
    Lawrence of Arabia may have been immortalized in the 1962 film directed by David Lean and starring Peter O'Toole, but a new biography is worth readers' time, our reviewer Tim Rutten says. "Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of......