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Sun Theater CriticStephen Sondheim has told the story so often, it's nearly a legend. When he was 15, he showed Oscar Hammerstein a musical he had written with two fellow students. He was, he admits, naive enough to think it was worth putting on professionally....
Special to The TimesBeware any movie that wears its art on its sleeve. That advice, however, is rarely heeded by Oscar voters, who are all too easily impressed by vaulting ambition and precious, highfalutin technique. It's understandable that they might be inclined to...
Times Staff WriterSeconds before the Palme d'Or winner was announced Sunday night, a TV camera caught popular favorite Nanni Moretti anxiously rubbing his brow. He needn't have worried. His "La Stanza del Figlio" (The Son's Room) became the first Italian film in more...
Times Staff WriterOffering proof that even the most recalcitrant old dog can learn new tricks if his chain gets jerked hard enough, Woody Allen has wisely opted out of playing the romantic lead in his latest film. Modestly conceived and affably low-key, "Anything Else"...
The Hartford CourantFilm fans, prepare for a busy, gratifying fall. In addition to the spate of remakes, sequels and prequels at the cineplex, the art-house calendar might as well be wrapped in a celluloid ribbon. Dates have yet to be finalized in most cases, but there are...
Tags: Emil Jannings, Jean-Luc Godard, Real Art Ways, Parkville, Movies
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday August 1, 1997 "Guantanamera!" is a screen valedictory most filmmakers would envy, a funny and poignant comedy unfolding on a trouble-plagued journey from Guantanamo to Havana. The film is a heartfelt expression of a love of life and a...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday December 12, 1997 People are going to be furious at Woody Allen's latest film and it's not difficult to see why. Writer Harry Block, played by Allen himself, is petty, spiteful and vindictive and his self-absorbed, misogynistic antics are...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday October 2, 1998 Some movies are so cloying and simplistically sentimental they could rouse the Grinch in a saint. "What Dreams May Come" is a hymn to enduring romance off-putting enough that playing the old rock anthem "Love Stinks" at top...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday August 6, 1999 John Turturro's "Illuminata," a rhapsodic celebration of love and life in the theater, is about as close to an all-out art film in the grand traditional manner as an American movie ever gets, recalling such films as Max Ophuls'...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday January 7, 2000 Legendary director Ingmar Bergman and actress-turned-director Liv Ullmann have had some remarkable collaborations in the past--"Persona," "Cries and Whispers," "An Autumn Sonata," etc. Now Ullmann has directed "Private...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday June 23, 2000 "The Idiots" suggests that if Danish iconoclast Lars von Trier's filmsare getting tougher, they're also continuing to reward the patient. It is yet another film made according to the rules of Dogma 95, the Copenhagen...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday February 16, 2001 Ingmar Bergman and Liv Ullmann made film history with nine films, from "Persona" (1966) to "Autumn Sonata" (1977). They resumed their collaboration when Bergman, who retired from film directing with "Fanny and Alexander"...
Tags: Liv Ullmann, Celebrities, Entertainment, Samuel Goldwyn, Movies
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