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Times Film CriticThey still come to Sundance, the performers do, even in a year like this one, a year when the festival faces an unusual danger: being overshadowed in its hometown. For in less than a month, about 32 Winter Olympic events, one third of the total, will...
KTLA NewsBUFFALO, NY - An actor on his way to see a film at the Hamptons International Film Festival about his life as an immigrant in America was picked up by federal immigration officials. Customs and Border Protection agents took Praq Rado, a 31-year-old...
Jacket CopyThe Huntington's Charles Bukowski exhibit opened Saturday; the library owns both a Gutenberg Bible and the papers of the Los Angeles poet, who died in 1994. "The Huntington is perceived as a conservative institution, but it's really not," David S.......
FOR THE TIMESFriday February 23, 1996 You don't need to be an artist or have taken a course in art appreciation to get the symbolism of the landscape sculpture that appears throughout Barbet Schroeder's over-earnest "Before and After." It is a crooked monolith,...
Tags: Family, Meryl Streep, Movies, Death, Sculpture
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday December 13, 1996 Some directors envy Alfred Hitchcock's feeling for suspense, John Ford's way with westerns or perhaps Ernst Lubitsch's sly romantic touch. Not Tim Burton. He wants to be Edward D. Wood Jr. Best known as the director of...
Tags: Pam Grier, Movies, Michael J. Fox, Television, Pierce Brosnan
Times Staff WriterWith "Our Lady of the Assassins," director Barbet Schroeder has returned to the city of his youth, where at age 7 he witnessed an all-too-prophetic beheading in the streets during a period of political turmoil in 1948. Like Schroeder, the film's hero,...
FOR THE TIMESFriday January 30, 1998 Put yourself in the place of Frank Conner (Andy Garcia), San Francisco P.D. You've cornered the escaped killer Peter McCabe (Michael Keaton) in a hospital hallway. You're armed, he isn't, and he's not about to surrender....
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday April 21, 1995 The dark, twisty kingdom of film noir, a shadow world that leaks fatalism, pessimism and romantic despair, is the drug of choice for today's directors. Hardly a month passes without one filmmaker or another attempting a modern-...
Times Staff WriterThink of "Murder by Numbers" as a classic 1940s double bill uneasily contained within the confines of a single motion picture. The A-picture at the top of the bill is a fairly standard star vehicle like those that used to be specially tailored for Joan...
Zap2It.com"Factotum," starring Matt Dillon and Lili Taylor in two of their best film performances, is a good movie about the L.A. underbelly, as recalled by an expert: Charles Bukowski. Adapted and directed by Norwegian filmmaker Bent Hamer from Bukowski's 1975...
Tags: Ernest Hemingway, Chicago Tribune, Movies, Death, Marisa Tomei
Times Staff WriterHere's a question: What film festival, set in a small but prosperous ski town, is about to screen more than 100 feature films and play host to two members of the Weather Underground, a Thai prince, Francis Ford Coppola and cult hero/cartoonist Harvey...
Tags: Movies, Television, Bayard Rustin, Bill Ayers, Biography (genre)
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