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  • Inside Wes Anderson's eccentric aesthetic

    Inside Wes Anderson's eccentric aesthetic
    Wes Anderson came to Chicago at the beginning of the month to promote his new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel." He arrived by train, stopping on his way from Los Angeles to New York, where he lives. He even had his own private train car. Now, you might...
  • ACE Eddie Awards: Heritage Award Honoree Randy Roberts

    The American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced that former ACE president Randy Roberts will be honored with the org's Heritage Award at this year's Eddies kudos ceremony on Feb. 7. Roberts, who has served on the board of directors since 1996, was ACE VP...
  • Kenneth Gagnon, movie set carpenter, 1934-2014

     Kenneth Gagnon, movie set carpenter, 1934-2014
    In a memorable scene from the 1989 comedy "Uncle Buck," John Candy makes pancakes for Macaulay Culkin's birthday that are so large he needs a snow shovel to flip them. Kenneth Gagnon, a master carpenter and veteran of Chicago movie sets, made the...
  • Alfonso Cuaron's DGA Win: Y Tu Oscar Tambien? (Analysis)

    As widely predicted, Alfonso Cuaron took home the top prize at Saturday's Directors Guild Awards for Warner Bros.' "Gravity," making his Oscar chances seem even stronger as director. But the big question is whether this prize will translate into a best-...
  • Music review: A tale of two Polands by the L.A. Philharmonic

    Music review: A tale of two Polands by the L.A. Philharmonic
    Krzysztof Urbanski, the rising young Polish conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony, returned Saturday night to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, seemingly bent upon showing how polarized Polish music can be. It would be hard to come up with a more...
  • English singer Petula Clark is back 'Downtown'

    English singer Petula Clark is back 'Downtown'
    After nearly seven decades in the business, several Grammys and countless hit records in the 1960s such as "Downtown" and "I Know a Place," Petula Clark believes she's "beginning to get the hang" of singing. "I tell you what, I get more enjoyment out of...
  • Bruce Dern Talks His Buzzed-About Starring Turn in 'Nebraska'

    Bruce Dern's phone hasn't stopped ringing since he returned home to Pasadena from the Cannes Film Festival in May. The first call, which abruptly woke him, turned out to be his daughter Laura. She'd heard from director Alexander Payne that good news...
  • Halloween TV programming 2013

     
    As the Halloween 2013 season fast approaches, there will once again be plenty of Halloween TV programming to enjoy, from terrifying frights to more family-friendly fare. Here is some of the notable Halloween TV programming airing in 2013. All times are...
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Palo Alto'

    Gia Coppola proves to have quite the eye, if not quite the natural storytelling instinct of her cinematic kin, serving up a remarkably assured feature debut with "Palo Alto." Drawn from James Franco's short story collection, which consists mostly of...
  • Telluride Film Festival: Robert Redford receives career honor

    Telluride Film Festival: Robert Redford receives career honor
    TELLURIDE, Colo. -- In his new movie playing at the Telluride Film Festival, "All Is Lost," Robert Redford plays a solo sailor adrift at sea. But the 77-year-old actor-director appeared very much at home Friday in the Colorado mountain resort, where he...
  • Toronto: Coppola's Literary Voyage to 'Palo Alto'

    Gia Coppola, the 26-year-old granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola, doesn't lack for ambition with her feature directorial debut "Palo Alto" premiering today in Toronto. "I definitely want to do another," she told Variety. "The hardest thing on 'Palo...
  • Where Celebs, Bizzers Got Schooled in Cinema

    American Film Institute Los Angeles: The two-year grad program, under the new artistic direction of producer James L. Brooks this year, grants degrees in cinematography, directing, editing, producing, production design and screenwriting. Claim to fame:...