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  • Classic Hollywood: The movies at work

     Classic Hollywood: The movies at work
    As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
  • Theater review: 'Helen' is remade into a lively movie queen

    Theater review: 'Helen' is remade into a lively movie queen
    Just a few years after writing his antiwar masterpiece, "The Trojan Women," Euripides was even more despondent about the reckless imperialist course of Athenian foreign policy. His response wasn't a louder shriek of lament but a rollicking romantic...
  • Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors

    Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors
    Dropped Names Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them Frank Langella Harper: 356 pp., $25.99 Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
  • Movie Projector: 'Madagascar 3' could edge out 'Prometheus'

    Movie Projector: 'Madagascar 3' could edge out 'Prometheus'
    A pack of Central Park Zoo animals could tromp on the king of science fiction at the box office this weekend. The animated 3-D family film "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" is expected to debut with about $55 million, according to those who have...
  • 'Safety Not Guaranteed' has decent debut, but 'Lola' struggles

    'Safety Not Guaranteed' has decent debut, but 'Lola' struggles
    At the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the quirky time travel dramedy "Safety Not Guaranteed" debuted to an enthusiastic audience. The film got a more muted response in theaters five months later, as it opened this weekend with a good-but-not-...
  • Movie Projector: 'Madagascar 3' to top 'Rock' musical, Sandler comedy

    Movie Projector: 'Madagascar 3' to top 'Rock' musical, Sandler comedy
    "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will be at the top of the box office food chain for the second consecutive weekend, beating out two new star-studded arrivals. DreamWorks Animation's 3-D sequel is expected to gross at least $30 million this...
  • Nora Ephron, 71, took a late shine to playwriting

    Nora Ephron, 71, took a late shine to playwriting
    Nora Ephron, who died Tuesday at 71, had a diverse writing career that extended well beyond the romantic comedy films that made her famous. Over the decades, she worked as a journalist for the New York Post and several magazines, wrote a handful of...
  • A bill for 17 porn films in 4 days? Now that's obscene

    A bill for 17 porn films in 4 days? Now that's obscene
    Carol Scott's idea of unwinding at home is ordering a movie from Time Warner Cable's pay-per-view service, maybe a nice romantic comedy or an engaging mystery. It's not watching tons of porn. So Scott, 52, a healthcare lawyer for a prominent Los Angeles...
  • Appeals board overturns R rating for 'Dorfman'

    Appeals board overturns R rating for 'Dorfman'
    The independent romantic comedy "Dorfman" has won a battle to have its R rating changed to a PG-13, the appeals board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America said Thursday. The movie had been assigned an R rating because of "some sexual content" —...
  • Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'

    Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'
    The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
  • 'Sleepless in Seattle' musical changes songwriting team

    'Sleepless in Seattle' musical changes songwriting team
    The producers behind the new stage musical version of "Sleepless in Seattle" said on Thursday that they have hired a new songwriting team for the delayed project. They also said the musical is expected to premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse in June 2013....