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24 FramesCartoon classics and a double dose of “Die Hard” are among this week’s film highlights at Los Angeles area movie revival houses. The American Cinematheque’s holiday screening series at the Egyptian Theatre continues with a Thursday...
— 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...
All The RageThe film fanatic Mulleavy sisters -- the designers du jour also known as Rodarte -- have collaborated with distributor Rialto Pictures to create two T-shirts commemorating the 50th anniversary of Jean-Luc Godard’s 1960 film “Breathless.” Besides...
Talking PicturesThe fundamental things apply: Belmondo and Seberg in "Breathless." What a pair of anniversaries we're celebrating today! Fifty years ago, Jean-Luc Godard's "Breathless" opened in Paris, where Godard shot it, pell-mell, the year before. In a single,...
The Big PictureIf you want to see a film that might be a tad more demanding than Will Ferrell's "The Other Guys" this weekend, head over to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which is showing a host of great films......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIf springtime in Paris isn't going to work for you this year, rent a movie and pretend -- until you can book a flight and go. Here are my Top 10 picks for films that best show off the French capital. For scenes from these memorable films, go to latimes....
The reams of news stories on the new French ban on smoking in cafes, restaurants and night spots have invariably focused on the aura of glamour those little death sticks once conveyed. In newspapers around the globe, nostalgic descriptions of the likes of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSomeone once noted that a sure sign of the passing of a cultural phenomenon is not its disappearance but its preservation, or sanctification, in a museum. And so it is now with smoking in France. After I moved to Paris three years ago from Manhattan,...
Special to The TimesJean-Luc Godard's films have always reflected the times in which they were made with their acute, even startling ability to evoke self-recognition, yet so rich and far-ranging are their concerns that it is hardly surprising they seem timeless. Such is the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFrench director Jean-Pierre Melville is the great poet of crime cinema, and 1963's "Le Doulos" -- starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and set in Paris, the most criminally romantic city in the world -- is a tour de force. Playing for a week at the Nuart in...
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Special to The TimesJean-Luc Godard is not merely the iconoclastic, indefatigable enfant terrible of France's New Wave but one of the most idiosyncratic and important filmmakers of the 20th century, whose innovative spirit continues to flourish into the 21st. His...
Times Staff WriterAs beautifully fatalistic as its title, the classic thriller "Elevator to the Gallows" is a consummate entertainment rich with the romantic atmosphere of Paris in the 1950s. Coming at a turning point in French cinematic history, it drew upon several major...
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