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Robert F. Boyle, a four-time Oscar-nominated production designer best known for his work on Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" and "The Birds" and Norman Jewison's "Fiddler on the Roof," has died. He was 100. Boyle died of natural causes Sunday at...
Farber on Film The Complete Film Writings of Manny Farber Edited by Robert Polito Library of America: 824 pp., $40 At this year's Academy Awards, the most incongruous moment came during the "In Memoriam" roll call. Among the distinguished deceased...
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Help me," the young woman screams. "They're coming, they're among us." No one on screen is paying attention, but we know what it means. That's right, the body snatchers are once again on the prowl. "The Invasion," starring the upscale duo of Nicole...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTHE BRITISH filmmaker Christopher Nolan has the mien of a passionate literature professor (passionate, that is, in the British sense of the term) and, last December, he spoke about the young actor Heath Ledger as if he were the most fascinating manuscript...
Mae Mercer, a deep-voiced blues singer who spent much of the 1960s performing at a blues bar in Paris and touring Europe before launching an acting career back home in films and television, has died. She was 76. Mercer was found dead Oct. 29 at her...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterON a recent afternoon at the Warner Bros. lot, Clint Eastwood took a break from a long day in the editing bay and strolled over to a hushed screening room. There, his armed-and-dangerous past was waiting for him, and the filmmaker winced when he looked it...
Times Staff WriterABOUT six years ago, while wrapping up "Amores Perros," the movie that would stamp him as the new "It Boy" of global cinema, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu got an early-morning phone call from a man he'd never met in his life. Like Inarritu, the caller was a...
Times Staff WriterElvis is in the building. The American Cinematheque's Mods & Rockers festival celebrates the life and legacy of the King with a six-day tribute featuring several of Presley's most successful films, plus the 2005 CBS miniseries "Elvis" and two...
Courant Film CriticIt's back to the '50s in "Signs," M. Night Shyamalan's odd, semi-comic science-fiction tale centering on a weirdly sculptured cornfield in Bucks County, Pa., and a lapsed reverend played in shifting moods by Mel Gibson. Recalling "The War of the Worlds"...
1. "The French Connection' (William Friedkin; 1971) 4 stars The most violently kinetic cops and robbers thriller of its day, based on the real-life Marseilles heroin connection investigation by New York City cops Sonny Grosso and Eddie Egan -- re-created...
The Hartford CourantJust over 50 years ago, the first major movie alien, a giant, murderous carrot, struck terror into the hearts and minds of Cold War America. It was called "The Thing," or "The Thing From Another World," and it scared audiences silly. Now the monsters...
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