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Peter Greenaway

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  • Around Town: Snow White, Casablanca at Oscars Outdoors

     
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences introduces its new "Oscars Outdoors" screening series this Friday evening with the 1942 Oscar-winning romantic classic "Casablanca," followed by Walt Disney's seminal 1937 animated feature, "Snow White and...
  • Music review: Andreas Scholl with the English Concert at Disney

     
    Mark Swed review Andreas Scholl's exquisitely confusing Purcell in Walt Disney Concert Hall....
  • 'The Last Supper' by Leonardo da Vinci gets some help from USC

     
    Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" has long suffered from air pollution and other contaminants. Researchers from the University of Southern California recently traveled to Milan to conduct a study intended to gauge the effectiveness a new air...
  • Long Beach Opera to present works by Michael Nyman, Osvaldo Golijov

     
    Works by Michael Nyman, Osvaldo Golijov included in Long Beach Opera's new season...
  • Peter Greenaway talks about 'The Last Supper,' Hendrick Goltzius and the death of cinema

     
    Peter Greenaway, the polarizing British-born auteur, has never been a director to make concessions to popular taste. His movies -- including "The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover," "The Pillow Book" and "Nightwatching" -- are densely constructed...
  • Film review: 'The Tempest'

     
    Director Julie Taymor made a memorable feature debut with 1999's “Titus,” adapted from “Titus Andronicus,” widely considered Shakespeare's worst play. If she could make a silk purse out of that Elizabethan sow's ear, what could she...
  • An early look at Julie Taymor's film version of 'The Tempest,' starring Helen Mirren

     
    Shakespeare's final play, "The Tempest," gets a big-budget makeover -- plus a feminist twist -- in Julie Taymor's film version starring Helen Mirren that is set to open in the U.S. in December. Mirren plays the role of Prospera, a......
  • Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' is a favorite for radical cinematic revision

     
    Julie Taymor's film version of "The Tempest" is one of the most eagerly awaited prestige films of the year. It is already gaining award momentum, having secured a spot at this year's Venice Film Festival and the centerpiece spot at......
  • Ten @ 10: Food film favorites

    Ten @ 10: Food film favorites
    Food in film may be the trending topic for fall. Witness these two items that arrived in my email box within days of each other: Fine Cooking magazine reported there was a Best Food Porn category at the NYC Food Film Festival, which closed Sunday. But...
  • 'Man on Wire'--4 stars (excellent): Long-ago prank now a homage

    On a misty day in August 1974, 1,350 feet above the Manhattan streets, French wire-walker Philippe Petit spent 45 minutes gliding back and forth between the south and the north towers of the World Trade Center, eight crossings in all. " Man on Wire"...