| Jun 3, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Christopher Nolan's "Inception" has perhaps the deepest cast of any film this year, with six past Oscar nominees or winners at the top of the credits: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Michael Caine and Tom Berenger. With........
| Mar 18, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Swedish journalist Stieg Larsson died suddenly (at only 50), shortly before the publication of his first novel, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." (The book's original title translates as "Men Who Hate Women" -- more thematically relevant but not...
| Apr 11, 2010
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This is a longer version of my Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar cover story on "Inception," the most ambitious film to date from director Christopher Nolan. Most of the interviews in the story were conducted last year on the set......
| Jan 13, 2010
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On Sunday, the staff of Los Angeles Times Calendar section will be previewing key 2010 releases by Hollywood. This is an early look at one of the articles in that package. So what exactly is âInceptionâ? Thatâs a popular question......
| Dec 9, 2010
Think of Christopher Nolan as a man trying to write a novel while the neighbors -- in this case, the rest of the world's population -- won't keep the noise down. The filmmaker doesn't own a cellphone, has no e-mail account and, in recent weeks, he's...
| Aug 8, 2010
Everybody has an opinion about "Inception," and mine comes in the form of a question: Why are the movie's architectural settings, for the most part, so hackneyed?
Christopher Nolan's hyper-complex psychological thriller doesn't just make architecture a...
| Nov 10, 2011
Though many are befuddled this year by the new Oscar math, perhaps unable to parse just how many votes it will take to land a best picture nomination or anticipate even how many nominees there will be, one recent regular equation looks to hold firm: One...
| Feb 24, 2008
Angelina Jolie isn't just looking pregnant these days -- she really is.
The actress created a stir at Saturday night's Spirit Awards when she showed up with partner Brad Pitt on her arm and a noticeably pregnant belly beneath her waist.
| Feb 27, 2008
The Oscars telecast was a ratings disaster this year. Twenty-one percent less of America tuned in Sunday night than did last year, and in even worse news for the academy, the awards were abandoned by a full 25 percent more of the coveted 18-to-49...
| Mar 14, 2008
David Gordon Green's fourth feature is somewhat of a departure for a director known for his lyrical depictions of Southern life.
Based on a novel by Stewart O'Nan and set in an unidentified northern town in the dead of winter, "Snow Angels" opens with...
| Apr 10, 2008
Thomas Haden Church is a man of contradictions.
He's gamely appeared in a posh hotel dining room to talk about his new movie, "Smart People," but home on his Texas ranch is clearly where his heart is: His worn long underwear peeks out from a freshly...