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  • How Wagner and his musical legacy reverberate at the cineplex

     
    Anyone paying attention to the arts scene knows that Wagner's "Ring" cycle is now being staged by Los Angeles Opera. But even if you haven't made it over to the Music Center, there's no doubt that you've been exposed to......
  • John Adams lends his music to 'I Am Love,' starring Tilda Swinton

     
    From its pianissimo opening sequence to the thundering crescendo of its final moments, "I Am Love" is a movie awash in the music of John Adams. The celebrated American composer lent the filmmakers selections from some of his best-known pieces......
  • Sign-ups open for July 1 passholder preview of Captain EO

     
    Walt Disney World passholders can see Captain EO, the classic 3D musical space-adventure film starring Michael Jackson, before its official return to Epcot. Passholder previews are from 3 to 9 p.m. July 1. To attend, passholders must sign up on the Disney...
  • Did 'Star Wars' become a toy story? Producer Gary Kurtz looks back [Updated]

     
    Here is a longer version of my story on Gary Kurtz that appears in Thursday's Calendar section. “Star Wars” was born a long time ago, but not all that far, far away. In 1972, filmmakers George Lucas and Gary Kurtz......
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: ‘Gates of Hell’ the History Channel

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 15 - 21 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here ‘GATES OF HELL’: A new special goes in search of those......
  • 'The Godfather': A restoration offer they couldn't refuse

    'The Godfather': A restoration offer they couldn't refuse
    Fans who pick up the recently announced "The Godfather: The Coppola Restoration," due out from Paramount Home Entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 23, are likely to see things in the 1972 Mafia saga and its two sequels they've never noticed before....
  • Coppola, Wallach Godard and Brownlow to get honorary Oscars

     
    Francis Ford Coppola will receive the Irving Thalberg Award, legendary French filmmaker Jean Luc-Godard (“Breathless”), grizzled character actor Eli Wallach (“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”) and film historian Kevin Brownlow...
  • Honorary Oscars going to four 'extraordinary' men

     
    On Wednesday, the motion picture academy announced the four honorees to be feted at the second annual Governors Awards on Nov. 14. Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is to receive the Thalberg Award while film historian Kevin Brownlow, French auteur Jean-...
  • Neil Leifer knows all the angles

    Neil Leifer knows all the angles
    January 6, 2008 NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has...
  • Turn It Up

    Turn It Up
    TTE--TTE: JASON SCHWARTZMAN Jason Schwartzman started young. At 14, he was a cofounder and drummer with the L.A. rock band Phantom Planet. At 17, he jumped into acting with an impressive debut in Wes Anderson's 1998 art-house favorite Rushmore. He...
  • Actors, actresses and entertainers

    Actors, actresses and entertainers Maila Nurmi, 85; actress created the character Vampira as hostess of late-night TV horror show (Jan. 10) Jack Eagle, 81; a comedian and actor who played Brother Dominic in a Xerox ad during the 1977 Super Bowl (Jan....
  • 'Square Pegs' fits right in

    'Square Pegs' fits right in
    A comedy about kids that was not made for kids but was not not made for kids, "Square Pegs" premiered on CBS in the fall of 1982; a quarter of a century later, it has come to DVD in its surprisingly modest, 19-episode entirety. But 9 1/2 hours is time...