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"Renoir" is a lush, involving film that deals not with one Renoir but two, as well as the strong-minded woman who was a key player in both their lives. The year is 1915, the setting the gorgeous landscape of the French Riviera, and Renoir the father,...
Italian classic films directed by masters of cinema Federico Fellini, Vittorio de Sica and Michelangelo Antonioni will be vying for viewers' attention Thursday evening. The American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood presents Fellini's...
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Setting a hand on the old rail gun, which graced the top rail of an English ship some time around 1790, Joe Vallejo smiled thinking how much about it he didn't know. At the back of his gallery across the street from the Balboa Bay Club & Resort, Vallejo...
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Even the most ardent traditionalists have to acknowledge that vast, sweeping changes are at work within the realm of film culture. The very practice of shooting on actual physical film, not to mention running that film through a projector for viewing, has...
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Classic cinemaphiles need to head over to Trinity College's Cinestudio sometime this week to catch a brand-spanking new, ultra-high def digital restoration of Jean Renoir's film, Grand Illusion, considered to be one of the best in the antiwar genre...
24 FramesAt a recent event at the Cannes Film Festival, actor Norman Lloyd reflected on his life's work and his famous collaborators, including Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock and Jean Renoir....
Tonino Guerra, an internationally renowned Italian screenwriter who collaborated with Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni and other greats of Italian and world cinema on films such as Fellini's "Amarcord" and Antonioni's "L'Avventura" and "Blow-Up,"...
24 FramesA Marx brothers retrospective, a Marilyn Monroe double bill and a screening of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" featuring the work of the late composer Robert Sherman and his brother Richard are among this week's highlights....
24 FramesItalian screenwriter Tonino Guerra dies at 92. He had worked with Fellini, Antonioni and other top directors....
24 FramesOne of Hollywood' most venerable movie palaces, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. And as part of the theater's celebrations, the Chinese is offering a "25 Cent Movie Mondays" series. The first movie screening this...
Culture MonsterMark Swed looks at how Stravinsky's three decades in Los Angeles relate to Pacific Standard Time....
Extraordinary French film director Jean Renoir found the inspiration for one of his seminal early talkies, 1932's "Boudu Saved From Drowning," from an unlikely source -- the family pooch. "Boudu," which Paul Mazursky remade in 1986 as "Down and Out in...
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