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Jean Renoir

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  • David Thomson takes a wide view of movies in 'The Big Screen'

    David Thomson takes a wide view of movies in 'The Big Screen'
    Even the most ardent traditionalists have to acknowledge that vast, sweeping changes are at work within the realm of film culture. The very practice of shooting on actual physical film, not to mention running that film through a projector for viewing, has...
  • Cinestudio in Hartford Showing the Film 'Grand Illusion' Until Aug. 14

    Cinestudio in Hartford Showing the Film 'Grand Illusion' Until Aug. 14
    Classic cinemaphiles need to head over to Trinity College's Cinestudio sometime this week to catch a brand-spanking new, ultra-high def digital restoration of Jean Renoir's film, Grand Illusion, considered to be one of the best in the antiwar genre...
  • Vallejo Gallery ready to pull up anchor

    Vallejo Gallery ready to pull up anchor
    Setting a hand on the old rail gun, which graced the top rail of an English ship some time around 1790, Joe Vallejo smiled thinking how much about it he didn't know. At the back of his gallery across the street from the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Vallejo...
  • Tonino Guerra dies at 92; renowned Italian screenwriter

    Tonino Guerra dies at 92; renowned Italian screenwriter
    Tonino Guerra, an internationally renowned Italian screenwriter who collaborated with Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni and other greats of Italian and world cinema on films such as Fellini's "Amarcord" and Antonioni's "L'Avventura" and "Blow-Up,"...
  • Around Town: The Sherman brothers' 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'

     
    A Marx brothers retrospective, a Marilyn Monroe double bill and a screening of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" featuring the work of the late composer Robert Sherman and his brother Richard are among this week's highlights....
  • 'Rules of the Game,' 'Casque d'Or' at LACMA: Kenneth Turan's picks

     
    “The Rules of the Game,” “Casque d'Or”: Now that film exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has been pared down to a minimum, thank God for the good taste of artist Ellsworth Kelly, who has been allowed to curate a...
  • Cannes 2012: Actor Norman Lloyd remembers Hitchcock, Renoir

     
    At a recent event at the Cannes Film Festival, actor Norman Lloyd reflected on his life's work and his famous collaborators, including Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock and Jean Renoir....
  • Italian screenwriter Tonino Guerra dies at 92

     
    Italian screenwriter Tonino Guerra dies at 92. He had worked with Fellini, Antonioni and other top directors....
  • Around Town: Happy 85th to Grauman's Chinese Theatre

     
    One of Hollywood' most venerable movie palaces, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. And as part of the theater's celebrations, the Chinese is offering a "25 Cent Movie Mondays" series. The first movie screening this...
  • Critic's Notebook: Stravinsky in L.A.

     
    Mark Swed looks at how Stravinsky's three decades in Los Angeles relate to Pacific Standard Time....
  • DVD REVIEW: 'Crack in the World' is a bit of 1960s disaster relief

     
    It’s a wonder that baby boomers don’t have constant nightmares after growing up in the 1960s. Every day, you didn’t know whether the world was coming to an end. Growing up in Miami during the Cuban missile crisis, I lived......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'The Social Network' connects | Clint Eastwood honored for tolerance | 'Boardwalk Empire' preview

     
    • Our pal Pete Hammond caught an early screening of "The Social Network" and thinks this "is Sony’s best shot at Best Picture in years, a lock for Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards. And most importantly, Oscar nominations in every major...