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Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic whose gladiatorial "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" assessments turned film reviewing into a television sport and whose passion for independent film helped introduce a new generation of filmmakers to...
On Feb. 24, the 85th Academy Awards ceremony will take place at the Dolby (formerly Kodak) Theatre in Hollywood. The show has grown considerably from its humble origins in 1929 as a private banquet for 270 guests at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. This...
Thanks to the vagaries of distribution, Alfred Hitchcock's black-and-white 1934 “The Man Who Knew Too Much” has arrived on an affordable Blu-ray earlier than the director's better-known Technicolor 1956 remake, which is available only as...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, fanboy fare - latimes.comNEW YORK — Twenty-five years after “The Princess Bride” first stormed theaters, director Rob Reiner, writer William Goldman and cast ......
If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, as Elvis Costello and others have sneered, then what does that make reading about music? Well, fun, for starters. Although Bowker Market Research reports that music books have steadily comprised...
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Alfred Hitchcock's very free 1935 adaptation of John Buchan's novel was almost certainly the calling card that got him invited to make films in America. As a work of pure entertainment, it out-Hollywoods Hollywood. The plot is that of a thriller. But...
Though known primarily as an author, Ray Bradbury had a fixation with Hollywood. It was inevitable that his skills as a science fiction writer would eventually land him work in the movies. His first gig was with Universal Pictures in the early 1950s,...
Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night, his daughter,...
South Florida Sun-SentinelMoonrise Kingdom ***1/2 Las mieles y hieles que deja el primer amor son magníficamente retratadas en Moonrise Kingdom, dirigido por Wes Anderson, cineasta que ha entregado cintas memorables como Fantastic Mr. Fox y The Royal Tenenbaums. Aunque este...
Film critic Andrew Sarris began his rise to prominence in the early 1960s when, fresh off an extended visit to Paris, he became a primary spokesman for a theory that would reverberate throughout the cinema world. Screenwriters and producers may have...
24 FramesRay Bradbury, who died Wednesday at the age of 91, was a huge influence on the film world with science-fiction work such as The illustrated Man, The Martian Chronicles and Fahrenheit 451....
24 Frames"Rififi" and "Topkapi": Forced to work in Europe because of the Hollywood blacklist, director Jules Dassin made excellent use of his opportunities, making among other films a pair of heist movies that just about redefined the genre....
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