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Miranda July

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  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All The Lawyers'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All The Lawyers'
    The intro has been tweaked, but make no mistake, this is the same "Newsroom." Perhaps as a nod to some criticism of its first season, "The Newsroom" opened Season Two with a vastly less heavy-handed intro. Gone from the credits are the images of...
  • 'Twee' author Marc Spitz on his nod to a subculture gone too far

    'Twee' author Marc Spitz on his nod to a subculture gone too far
    The subtitle of "Twee" (It Books: 354 pp, $16.99 paper), Marc Spitz's new cultural history, says it all: "The Gentle Revolution in Music, Books, Television, Fashion, and Film." How we so "gently" arrived here, however, needs an explanation. In Spitz's...
  • Entertainment Education: America's Film School Programs

    American Film Institute, Los Angeles Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
  • Younger women outspoken about Woody Allen and Dylan Farrow

    Sarah Seltzer grew up a fan of Woody Allen movies — her parents showed her "Sleeper," "Annie Hall," and "Everyone Says I Love You" once she was old enough to get the jokes. As a 31-year-old writer living in New York, she has admired Allen's more...
  • WGA Awards: Watch Spike Jonze claim prize for original screenplay

    WGA Awards: Watch Spike Jonze claim prize for original screenplay
    Spike Jonze has reason to hope for a bit of deja vu. On Saturday evening at the WGA Awards, the "Her" writer-director claimed the prize for original screenplay, and in doing so beat out the same nominees he will contend with at this year's Academy Awards....
  • REVIEW: 'Hide Your Smiling Faces' ★★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Hide Your Smiling Faces' ★★&#9733 1/2
    American independent cinema hasn't wanted recently for sun-baked meditations on male adolescent angst in scenic rural surroundings. Still, while Jeff Nichols' "Mud" and Jordan Vogt-Roberts' "The Kings of Summer" may boast more audience appeal, Daniel...
  • Talking with Sara Shepard about 'Pretty Little Liars'

    Talking with Sara Shepard about 'Pretty Little Liars'
    My 14-year-old daughter, Sophie, loves “Pretty Little Liars.” Both the novels by Sara Shepard and the ABC Family show that’s based on them. She follows it all, tracking differences in how the stories unfold, discussing it with her...
  • Miranda July makes art out of writers' emails

    Miranda July makes art out of writers' emails
    Monday morning I got an email from the writer/filmmaker/performance artist Miranda July with the subject line: “AN EMAIL ABOUT MONEY. WE THINK ALONE.” It included a series of forwarded missives from an odd array of people, including actress/...
  • L.A. Times launches free Indie Focus film series at Laemmle NoHo

    L.A. Times launches free Indie Focus film series at Laemmle NoHo
    The L.A. Times is expanding its events for movie lovers with a new, free Indie Focus Screening Series at the Laemmle NoHo 7 theaters starting Aug. 22 with “Robot & Frank.” Starring Oscar nominee Frank Langella as an aging jewel thief who...
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  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • Miranda July's 'The Future' leads independent film openings

     
    While two big-budget blockbusters led the box office this weekend, a handful of less expensively made films also had strong openings. The independent film marketplace was crowded with more than half a dozen new releases this weekend, and of them,......