| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:30 AM
ROME - The Dubai International Film Festival has announced the lineup of its Muhr Arab feature film section which will focus on "Arab citizens and their condition after the momentous changes that have recently taken place in their respective countries,"...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
On a Friday night last month at UCLA's Royce Hall, British conductor John Wilson led a 97-piece orchestra and 36-voice choir in two hours of selections from classic MGM musicals. By the end of the performance, an invitation-only crowd of 1,000 industry...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
After Christian Zacharias had conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic in plush, punchy, skillfully proportioned yet not always stirring performances of works by Stravinsky, Bach, Schubert and Schumann, I turned to the Marx Brothers. Groucho had answers for...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Hot on the heels of the success of 2012's "The End," Hicham Lasri weaves another post-war tale with apocalyptic undertones in "They Are the Dogs." The sophomore feature comes to its home fest of Marrakech after making the festival rounds at Cannes,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:30 PM
MARRAKECH, Morocco -- The local industry started developing at a faster pace in the early 2000s with the creation of the Advance on Receipts, a selective financing mechanism modeled on a French program allowing producers to collect public funds, and the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: I saw a small Pairpoint "puffy" lamp with lilacs, flowers, and butterflies on the 8-in. shade. The base is tree-shaped brass. What is the price range for this fine specimen?
A: To clue readers, The Pairpoint Manufacturing Co. of New Bedford, Mass.,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Hey, pro cycling: move over on that trash heap, so there is some room for track and field.
Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track’s credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis.
Sunday, leading U.S....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The Arab Film Festival, which opens Friday at the Harmony Gold Theatre in Los Angeles and continues through Oct. 20, is the largest independent annual showcase of Arab films and filmmakers in the United States.
Founded in San Francisco in 1996, the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:18 AM
The eclectic film series Art Cinema at the Crest closes out a successful inaugural run in downtown Delray Beach Wednesday night, with organizers already seeking your movie ideas for a 2014 edition.
The final film this season, “If I Were You,&...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
— The state of war is also a state of mind, terrifying even the bravest as it changes and challenges them.
This is what we are seeing reflected on movie screens. The stories of foot soldiers are shifting, becoming more intimate, more stripped to...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Art Cinema at the Crest: This new weekly film series at the Crest Theater in downtown Delray Beach opens with the Humphrey Bogart classic "Casablanca," but for a reason you possibly never considered. Brian Ridolfo, a film buff at the Delray...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When Hollywood began transitioning from black-and-white films in the early 1960s, the director Vincente Minnelli had a simple, dismissive reply to those who questioned the shift. "Color," he said, "can do anything that black-and-white can."