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  • Film Review: 'Beneath'

    Steven Spielberg's sage decision to show the mechanical shark as little as possible in "Jaws" springs to mind with each successive glimpse of an incredibly fake-looking man-eating catfish in Larry Fessenden's "Beneath." Sporting the plasticine texture...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (July 15-19, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Conjuring Distributor: Warner Bros. The mere sound of two hands clapping will have audiences begging for mercy in "The...
  • 'The Conjuring': Are targeted movies the future of summer?

    'The Conjuring': Are targeted movies the future of summer?
    A couple of weeks ago, millions of people talked about (if they didn't always watch) a made-for-cable movie about Los Angeles enduring a flying-shark attack. Thirty-eight years ago it was Steven Spielberg's "Jaws"; this summer it was Ian Ziering's...
  • Rosenthal: Public won't buy simple gadgetry upgrades, tweaks

    Rosenthal: Public won't buy simple gadgetry upgrades, tweaks
    Was anyone really surprised the star of "Dude, Where's My Car?" failed to pack the nation's multiplexes with his portrayal of the late Apple boss Steve Jobs? The real summer blockbuster involving Jobs came six years ago with the debut of the iPhone....
  • Hollywood Museum honors Oscar-winning composer John Williams

    Hollywood Museum honors Oscar-winning composer John Williams
    It's a big weekend for composer John Williams. Not only is he conducting his annual concert at the Hollywood Bowl -- "John Williams: Maestro of the Movies," Friday and Saturday evenings with special guest narrator Julie Andrews -- the Hollywood Museum...
  • Richard Dreyfuss: A lesson in civics, and civility

    Richard Dreyfuss: A lesson in civics, and civility
    Richard Dreyfuss has a lot on his mind. And he's more than willing to share. Among his talking points: the beleaguered state of civics education and filmmaking today — most roles in new films are "stupid," he believes — studying at Oxford,...
  • Oscars Outdoors goes back to the drive-in with 'American Graffiti'

     Oscars Outdoors goes back to the drive-in with 'American Graffiti'
    Where were you in the summer of '73? Like a lot of Americans, you might have been in a theater or drive-in movie basking in the nostalgic glow of "American Graffiti." George Lucas' enduring and endearing coming-of-age-story set during the course of...
  • Review: John Williams aims for the stars at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: John Williams aims for the stars at the Hollywood Bowl
    If you listened carefully in the hills and canyons around the Hollywood Bowl on Friday evening, you could almost hear a simple ostinato built around two bass notes that evoked the ominous feeling of an imminent attack by a predatory shark. Da-dum. Da-...
  • World 3-D Film Expo III to unveil rare vintage films and classics

     World 3-D Film Expo III to unveil rare vintage films and classics
    The World 3-D Film Expo III, which opens Friday and continues through Sept. 15 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, has lined up some of the well-known classics of the format's heyday 60 years ago, including 1953's "House of Wax" with Vincent Price,...
  • Samuel Fuller's 'Shock Corridor' arrived in mad times

    Samuel Fuller's 'Shock Corridor' arrived in mad times
    Not a guy to mince words, two-fisted writer-director Samuel Fuller began (and ended) his tabloid classic "Shock Corridor" with a spurious quote from Euripides: "Whom God wishes to destroy he first makes mad." But he might just have well taken his epigraph...
  • Reading the falling (tea) leaves

    Reading the falling (tea) leaves
    Like you, I have yet not seen any of the fall movies. Nevertheless, perhaps also like you, I still have strong opinions about every single one of them. For instance: This 1970s-period Ron Howard race-car thing, "Rush" (Sept. 27)? If it's so Oscar-ready,...
  • TCM to present U.S. TV premiere of 'The Story of Film: An Odyssey'

    TCM to present U.S. TV premiere of 'The Story of Film: An Odyssey'
    Turner Classic Movies is set to present the U.S. TV premiere of Mark Cousins' acclaimed 15-hour documentary, "The Story of Film: An Odyssey," beginning Sept. 2. The cable network will show Cousins' documentary with a complementary program of 119...