| 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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Cinecon Classic Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday at the Egyptian Theatre, offers hard-core film buffs a chance to see 35-mm prints of rare and obscure movies. In other words, this is not for the "Gone With the Wind" crowd.
| May 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Elvis Presley made 31 movies between 1956-69, and while his celluloid career will never be as celebrated as his musical output, it’s hard not to crack a smile when thinking about good-time movies like Viva Las Vegas, Blue Hawaii and, of course,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:19 AM
This weekend, we continue to bask in the afterglow of celebratory fireworks and that brat that fell back in the fire, the spirit of independence not just a memory but a way of life in a nation where we have the freedom to worship LeBron James, the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The new Entertainment Weekly has taken on the bravura task of naming the all-time top 100 movies, TV shows, albums novels, plays (top 50 only), and musicals (top 10 only) of all time. To my mind, each list is infected......
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Caroline Breder-Watts, midday anchor on WLRN and host of “Cinematically Speaking” on Arts Radio Network, has been involved with local film series for more than 20 years. But the Art Cinema at the Crest programming that debuts in Delray Beach...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Hoag Hospital's annual benefit movie screening will grace a new venue — and sport a new name — when it takes place for the 26th year Wednesday.
The Summer Movie Classic, presented by the Hoag Hospital Foundation's 552 Club, will show Michael...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:15 PM
If you’ve been on the Web or social media the past 24 hours, you no doubt have caught some of the arguments about the Writers Guild list of the 101 best TV shows of all time. “The Wire” should be higher! “Seinfeld” over...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:40 AM
I mean, look, said Baz Luhrmann, the cinematically manic auteur behind the new edition of “The Great Gatsby.” Who cares if his movie about obscene wealth and romantic illusions got mixed reviews in the U.S.? F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Justin Timberlake was on colorful display Wednesday in Cannes at the Foresight Unlimited party for "Spinning Gold," a biopic about the late music mogul Neil Bogart, which the singing-acting and now producing star is tubthumping on the Croisette....
| May 11, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Janet Malcolm is not an art critic or a literary critic. She's a journalist, and I don't say that with condescension. She's a journalist the way Joan Didion is — the kind who recognizes, as she put it in the first sentence of "The Journalist and the...
| Nov 18, 2012
Norma Shearer's silk sheets sat for years in a Los Angeles garage, with no one to admire the embroidered monogram: NST, for Norma Shearer Thalberg.
The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage. One was dedicated solely to...