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  • J.J. Abrams directing ‘Star Wars’: Many voices cry out in reaction

     
    Reaction to Thursday's news that “Star Trek Into Darkness” filmmaker J.J. Abrams will be directing the next “Star Wars” film ......
  • Ang Lee to direct FX pilot “Tyrant” — and other big-time directors who have gone to TV

     
    Not many people expected Ang Lee to take home the Best Director trophy at the Academy Awards last month for Life of Pi. He's defying expectations yet again with his follow-up project, a pilot for FX called Tyrant, scheduled to shoot this summer. Tyrant...
  • On photography: Keeping the creative juices flowing

     
    People often ask what inspires me and my photography, in particular, when I am going to shoot a portrait. Besides the easy answer of my family and the work of my friends and co-workers, I try to keep up with a variety of photographers and see if there are...
  • 'Twin Peaks' to be 're-soundtracked' by Silent Drape Runners

    'Twin Peaks' to be 're-soundtracked' by Silent Drape Runners
    It’s no longer unusual for vintage silent films to be shown with live music provided by a pianist, organist or even an orchestra. Occasionally, enterprising presenters host screenings of classic sound films with on-site orchestral backing: “...
  • David Lynch: Mild at heart

    David Lynch: Mild at heart
    As a world-class director of films about backward-talking dwarves, pornography and murder, David Lynch isn't surprised when people ask him why he's an avid practitioner of Transcendental Meditation. If anything, it's because the filmmaker gets asked...
  • Lynda Barry's Latest Book Makes 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid' Seem, Well, Wimpy

    Lynda Barry's Latest Book Makes 'Diary Of A Wimpy Kid' Seem, Well, Wimpy
    The Freddie Stories By Lynda Barry (Drawn & Quarterly), 177 pages, $19.95.   The arrival of any new collection of Lynda Barry's cartoons is cause for celebration. Barry, a cartoonist, painter and teacher, is best known for her syndicated comic strip...
  • David Lynch's short documentary on the art of lithography

    David Lynch's short documentary on the art of lithography
    The art of fine-art printing gets a loving albeit brief ode from director David Lynch, who has fashioned a seven-minute documentary about the famous Idem Paris atelier.  Idem Paris recently posted the video online and we've embedded it below....
  • Check It Out: Reading up before the Oscars

    On Feb. 24, the 85th Academy Awards ceremony will take place at the Dolby (formerly Kodak) Theatre in Hollywood. The show has grown considerably from its humble origins in 1929 as a private banquet for 270 guests at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. This...
  • Frances Bay dies at 92; veteran character actress

    Frances Bay dies at 92; veteran character actress
    Frances Bay, the sweet, gentle housewife who became a successful actress in middle age, appearing in more than 50 motion pictures and 100 television shows, including roles as the "marble rye lady" on "Seinfeld" and the grandmother in Adam Sandler's "Happy...
  • George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker

    George Kuchar dies at 69; influential underground filmmaker
    George Kuchar was perhaps the most prolific and influential filmmaker most moviegoers have never heard of. With his twin brother, Mike — and later, alone — Kuchar made some of the earliest films in the 1960s explosion of underground movies....
  • Bingham Ray dies at 57; leading force in independent films

    Bingham Ray dies at 57; leading force in independent films
    Bingham Ray, the co-founder of October Films, one of the top independent film distribution companies of the 1990s, and a former president of United Artists who was a leading force in independent films for more than two decades, died Monday. He was 57....
  • Herb Reed dies at 83; founder of the Platters

    Herb Reed dies at 83; founder of the Platters
    Herb Reed was in his 20s when he founded the Platters in Los Angeles in 1953, naming his vocal group after the term used by radio DJs for the vinyl records of the day. Well into the digital download era — and into his 80s — Reed was still...