Mark Swed looks at the 1930 German silent film, "People on Sunday." It has been released on DVD and blu-ray by The Criterion Collection with a new soundtrack by the Australian-Uzbecki avant-garde composer Elena Katz-Chernin
Pugnacious, daring British actor Malcolm McDowell, best known for his starring role in "A Clockwork Orange," is not only getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, he is also being feted by the American Cinematheque. Susan King looks at the fil
The American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre is going rabid for rabbits Easter Sunday -- just don't expect the Easter Bunny. The "hare"-raising evening begins with 1950's "Harvey," starring Jimmy Stewart in his Oscar-nominated performance as Elwood P. Dowd, a swee
One of Hollywood' most venerable movie palaces, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. And as part of the theater's celebrations, the Chinese is offering a "25 Cent Movie Mondays" series. The first movie screening this Monday ev
In conjunction with its currrent photography exhibition, "Herb Ritts: L.A. Style," the Getty presents a new film series, "What Becomes a Legend," which opens Saturday afternoon with the famed 1921 romance "The Sheik," starring the silent screen heartthrob Rud
Director Mike Nichols will be feted by the American Film Institute next summer with a life achievement award. Nichols is the only one of the 10 winners of the entertainment awards grand slam -- Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy -- to be honored by the AFI. Nichols
This is a longer version of my Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar cover on Hollywood producer Dick Zanuck, who is having quite the year with "Alice in Wonderland," "Clash of the Titans" and "Book of Eli." I interviewed Zanuck last ...