Displaying items 121-132 of 197 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1-10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Next >
Tribune movie criticThere's an old cliche of movie history that really fits this year's movies: The films of 2005 -- especially the best ones -- kept shifting between the two great movie extremes of realism and fantasy. Sometimes, they plunged us into harsh truth, as with...
Tribune movie criticZero stars (out of four) "Chaos" is a loathsome shocker about teenage girls being pursued, tortured and killed by a quartet of tramp psychopaths, led by a depraved biker-killer who calls himself Chaos (Kevin Gage). Watching it almost turned my stomach....
Tribune movie critic3 stars (out of four) In Laurent Cantet's new film "Heading South," Charlotte Rampling plays one of her specialties: a mature woman confronting desire and death. And, just as Rampling did in her French art film hits "Under the Sand" (2000), "Swimming...
Tribune senior correspondentWe sure don't like our wrinkles! After the on anti-aging goos, readers want to join the conversation. Thanks for your suggestions on other things to try (or reject). In the interest of all of us who want to remain young, here you go: Anna Gunter Kaplan,...
Tags: Leonard Bernstein, Festive Events, Anglicanism, B.B. King, Golf
Tribune movie critic4 stars (out of four) A saraband is the name of an erotic court dance and also of a movement in a classical suite-like the piercingly lovely cello suites of Johann Sebastian Bach, a composer much admired by the great 87-year-old Swedish filmmaker...
Tribune movie critic3½ stars (out of four) An extraordinary debut film from Sri Lankan writer-director Vimukthi Jayasundara, "The Forsaken Land," is a stark, lyrical and affecting portrait of war's aftermath as seen from the edges of the old conflict. In images that sear...
Times Staff WriterIngmar Bergman is back. With a vengeance. "Saraband" is not what might be expected from a venerable director with six decades of experience who will turn 87 next week. But Bergman has never been an ordinary filmmaker, and what he's given us is no genial...
Tags: Cinema Industry, Entertainment, Liv Ullmann, Family, Dance
Tribune movie critic4 stars (out of four) Nothing cuts the heart like a love in ruins, especially when the revelation comes without warning. Patrice Chereau's "Gabrielle" is based on a short story by Joseph Conrad, "The Return," about a marriage that falls apart,...
Tribune staff reporter2½ stars (out of four) Sometimes, no matter how badly you want something to work, it just doesn't. And the best you can do is walk away with what's left of your dignity and, if you're very lucky, a modicum of grace. With "The Break-Up," Vince Vaughn...
Zap2It.comSven Nykvist, the Oscar-winning cinematographer and filmmaker whose naturalistic, straightforward camera work distinguished the movies of directors Ingmar Bergman and Woody Allen, died Wednesday. He was 83. Nykvist had battled a long illness and was...
Tribune movie critic4 stars (out of four) There are about a dozen genuine miracles in the history of cinema, and one of them is Jean Renoir's supreme 1939 tragi-comedy "The Rules of the Game, " opening Friday in a new, digitally restored 35 mm print at the Music Box...
Tribune movie critic3 stars (out of four) In Anthony Minghella's "Breaking and Entering"--a smart, well-mannered film that could use a little more juice and fire--Jude Law plays Will Francis, a successful London landscape architect with offices in the crime-ridden King's...
Dec 19, 2005 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Aug 11, 2005 |Story| Metromix
Aug 6, 2006 |Story| Metromix
Mar 30, 2006 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jul 29, 2005 |Story| Metromix
Aug 31, 2006 |Story| Metromix
Jul 8, 2005 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 31, 2006 |Story| Metromix
May 19, 2006 |Story| Metromix
Sep 21, 2006 |Story| Zap2It
Dec 28, 2006 |Story| Metromix
Feb 8, 2007 |Story| Metromix
Original site for Ingmar Bergman topic gallery.