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  • 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...
  • Essanay Studios

    Essanay Studios
    Plenty of movies have been made about Chicago. Plenty of movies have been shot on Chicago's streets. But the city itself has never been a center of international studio filmmaking, except for one brief golden age that lasted only a decade. That single 10-...
  • 'Eight White Nights: A Novel' by André Aciman

    'Eight White Nights: A Novel' by André Aciman
    Eight White Nights A Novel André Aciman Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 360 pp., $26 It would be simplistic and only partly true to sum up André Aciman's "Eight White Nights" -- about the advances and retreats of a love affair -- as Lucy holding Charlie...
  • Renoir paintings of his later years are on display at LACMA

    Renoir paintings of his later years are on display at LACMA
    Severely crippled by rheumatoid arthritis, 71-year-old painter Pierre- Auguste Renoir agreed in 1912 to one last attempt at walking. But when the doctor lifted him from his wheelchair, Renoir managed to go just a few steps before he told the doctor that...
  • White man's accessory

    Hipsters have been traveling to India for decades to imbue their ironic, image-conscious lives with meaning. Blame the Beatles for making it the West's one-stop country for spirituality (an image from which India has undoubtedly benefited). So it was...
  • Giving Angela Carter her due

    By Richard Rayner "A good writer can make you believe time stands still. Yet the end of all stories, even if the writer forbears to mention it, is death," wrote the English writer Angela Carter, who died 16 years ago this month. At the time Carter was...
  • Monday's Highlights

    Monday's Highlights
    SERIES The Big Bang Theory: A comic book fan starts romancing Penny (Kaley Cuoco); Wolowitz and Leonard (Simon Helberg, Johnny Galecki) decide to check out Ladies' Night at a local bar. Kevin Sussman guest stars in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS). Chuck:...
  • Books and movies tell the stories of World Wars I and II

    For a little background on the battles that took place near the Meuse-Argonne, Henri-Chapelle and Sicily-Rome American Military Cemeteries, take a look at these World War I and II books and movies: World War I "All Quiet on the Western Front," written...
  • Renoir of a certain age

     
    Severely crippled by rheumatoid arthritis, 71-year-old painter Pierre Auguste Renoir agreed in 1912 to one last attempt at walking. But when the doctor lifted him from his wheelchair, Renoir managed to go just a few steps before he told the......
  • LACMA pairs Renoir with Renoir

     
    Renoir père, meet Renoir fils. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art said Friday that it will be hosting a screening series of films by Jean Renoir (right) that will run in parallel with the current exhibition of late-period paintings......
  • 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......
  • Jean Renoir retrospective at LACMA

    Jean Renoir retrospective at LACMA
    Extraordinary French film director Jean Renoir found the inspiration for one of his seminal early talkies, 1932's "Boudu Saved From Drowning," from an unlikely source -- the family pooch. "Boudu," which Paul Mazursky remade in 1986 as "Down and Out in...