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  • 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...
  • Book review: 'Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia' by Michael Korda

    Book review: 'Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia' by Michael Korda
    There's more than salesmanship at play in Michael Korda's selection of his engrossing new book's title, "Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia." Korda, now 77, is one of the most successful editors of his generation and a bit of a legend...
  • Hovering Parents Impede Kids' Activity?

    Hovering Parents Impede Kids' Activity?
    Back Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com) Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way. In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...
  • DVD review: 'David Lean Directs Noel Coward' offers interview with Ronald Neame

    DVD review: 'David Lean Directs Noel Coward' offers interview with Ronald Neame
    Noel Coward was the great renaissance man of British culture, so it's not surprising to see him listed in the opening credits of the 1942 “In Which We Serve” as producer, star, composer and director. But, not really comfortable with cinema, he...
  • 'New Moon' director says film was inspired by ... David Lean and Akira Kurosawa?

    'New Moon' director says film was inspired by ... David Lean and Akira Kurosawa?
  • 'Try to Tell the Story: A Memoir' by David Thomson

    'Try to Tell the Story: A Memoir' by David Thomson
    Try to Tell the Story A Memoir David Thomson Alfred A. Knopf: 214 pp., $23.95 "One thing about that lad," David Thomson's grandmother once announced, "you can always take him to see a picture. Then he's happy for a couple of hours." The young Thomson,...
  • Composer Maurice Jarre spun screen magic

    Composer Maurice Jarre spun screen magic
    From the mystical overtones of "Ghost" to the primitive sounds of "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome," to the Russian balalaikas in "Doctor Zhivago," composer Maurice Jarre always seemed to find the right signature for every film he scored. And unlike so many of...
  • Maurice Jarre dies at 84; composer for 'Lawrence of Arabia'

    Maurice Jarre dies at 84; composer for 'Lawrence of Arabia'
    Maurice Jarre, the French-born composer who won Oscars for his powerfully evocative scores for the David Lean epics "Lawrence of Arabia, "Doctor Zhivago and "A Passage to India," has died. He was 84. Jarre died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Malibu...
  • Robert Mulligan dies at 83; directed 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

    Robert Mulligan, who was nominated for an Academy Award for directing the 1962 film classic "To Kill a Mockingbird," died Saturday at his home in Lyme, Conn. He was 83. Mulligan had heart disease, his nephew Robert Rosenthal said. The director began...
  • 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. ....
  • 'Blithe Spirit' at Hermosa Beach Playhouse

    'Blithe Spirit' at Hermosa Beach Playhouse
    The enduring popularity of "Blithe Spirit" owes as much to its archly whimsical premise as to the adept way that author Noël Coward dispatches his bon mots. Both are on display in the well-appointed Hermosa Beach Playhouse revival of this indestructible...