| Dec 2, 2010
Film both mimics our dreams and provokes our fantasies. The idea that an individual's relationship with it might be a narcotic, a heady mood or attitude, an atmosphere that changes speed and temperature but can never be escaped is central to David...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Casablanca, the classic movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, was on television yet again this week (AMC).
I never tire of it.
It has so many memorable scenes, like the one where Bogie slams down his fist, hangs his head and mutters,...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 3:26 PM
NEW YORK (KTLA) -- Prolific director Sydney Lumet died Saturday, family members said.
Lumet, who was 86, was best known for classic films "Dog Day Afternoon," "12 Angry Men," and "Network."
The four-time Oscar-nominated director was known for his...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:29 AM
As part of the Wesleyan University Center for Film Studies 2011 Ampas Speaker Series, acclaimed actress, director and producer Isabella Rossellini will answer questions, discuss current projects and present samples of her short films "Green Porno" and...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Este año el Festival Internacional de Cine de Palm Beach dará pantalla a la cultura latina. El certamen que arrancó el jueves estrenará alrededor de 40 películas provenientes de distintos países, dentro de las que se destacan producciones rodadas en...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 2:52 PM
In the coming days, there is something for everyone in Costa Mesa's classical scene: a youth ensemble, an organist, a visiting orchestra and a classic film score.
At 2 p.m. Sunday, the Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble, an educational group under...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:42 AM
The enduringly popular movie gets another lavish home-video rendering in a new edition including both DVD and Blu-ray copies of the film, plus new special features in two documentaries, one a profile of director Michael Curtiz. Humphrey Bogart and...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:57 AM
For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
| Feb 19, 2012
THE BEST WAY
From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Naples is offered on Lufthansa and British. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $466, excluding taxes and fees. You then take the hydrofoil or ferry to Capri; prices start about $15, one...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:09 AM
As of a week ago, only three Hitchcock films were available on Blu-ray(“The Lady Vanishes,” “North by Northwest” and “Psycho”). But now that number has doubled, thanks to MGM's Blu-ray releases of “Rebecca,”...