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Terence Malick had already sold a couple of screenplays when his feature directorial debut, "Badlands" (1973), created an art-house sensation. Inspired by the story of 19-year-old Charlie Starkweather and 14-year-old Caril Ann Fugate, it told a tale...
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There are numerous inherent flaws and absurdities in the process of compiling Top 10s and Best ofs; nonetheless, here are my favorite films released in Los Angeles in the calendar year 2011. In my version of this imperfect exercise, “favorite”...
Le Havre Opens Friday, Jan. 13, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org The Finnish filmmaker/screenwriter Aki Kaurismaki can be sort of brutal in the way he puts you through a movie. They're beautiful things, his films. Slow and...
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Fox 5 San Diego StaffIt may be present day, but it seems like you’re watching a town (and film) from 1963. In fact, if a cell phone didn’t pop up, I would’ve thought it was the early ‘60s. In the French harbor city of Le Havre, an African refugee...
24 FramesAki Kaurismaki films, a 1950s sci-fi double feature and a program curated by Edgar Wright are among this week’s film highlights....
24 FramesStarting this weekend and continuing Jan. 14 and 15, the noncompetitive Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. boasts a “smorgasbord of Nordic cinema” with features, shorts and documentaries from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden —...
24 Frames"The Rolling Stones on the Ed Sullivan Show," "The Grateful Dead Movie," "Aki Kaurismaki's Leningrad Cowboys" prove that DVDs are not just for stories, they can capture and convey all manner of musical performance....
24 FramesFilms by the great but little known French comic director Pierre Etaix are being shown in Los Angeles in newly restored form. Etaix himself will be in town....
— Writer-director Terrence Malick wasn't there to accept it, but "The Tree of Life," his ambitious and long-anticipated examination of what it all means, won the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or on Sunday night. "He remains infamously and...
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