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If you're keeping score this Oscar season — and who isn't? — chalk up this year's nominations as a victory for the bullying power of the United States Senate and an undeserved loss for "Zero Dark Thirty" in general and director Kathryn Bigelow...
Culture MonsterChristopher Knight reviews Natalie Bookchin's video installation, "Now he's out in public and everyone can see," at LACE....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn the autumn of 2008, China's best-known filmmaker, Zhang Yimou, found himself at a career crossroads. The multiple Oscar nominee had spent the previous two years away from movies, orchestrating the opening and closing ceremonies for Beijing's Olympics,...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesIt hardly seems possible that there could be room for yet another important biography on so iconic a star as Marlene Dietrich, already the subject of a remarkably candid yet detached memoir by her daughter Maria Riva and of the late Steven Bach's...
The Big PictureEven though Salon's Andrew O'Hehir manages to call "Secretariat" "a work of genius" at one point in his new review, I don't think we'll be seeing Disney putting O'Hehir in its blurb ads this weekend. In fact, I suspect that......
The Fabulous ForumOLYMPIC LEGEND: A cigarette lighter was once used to re-light the extinguished Olympic Flame. STATUS: True. While the interlocking rings that make up the Olympic flag are undoubtedly the most recognizable symbol of the Olympic Games, the Olympic Flame is....
Culture MonsterA still life with moving bodies. Olympians at play. Knock-kneed models in red patent leather stilettos. These are but some of the tableaux that Pat Graney Company evokes in “Faith,” seen at REDCAT Thursday in the first of four performances.......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFor novice opera fans, settling into Wagner's "Ring" cycle is the equivalent of climbing Mt. Everest after taking up an interest in rock climbing. It's the medium's grandest, longest, most physically taxing production for fan and performer alike. For...
It remains the most famous sports action photograph of the 20th century: Muhammad Ali looms over Sonny Liston, whose arms are splayed, before Ali retains the heavyweight championship in 1965. Longtime Sports Illustrated photographer Neil Leifer snapped...
Morris Dickstein's "Dancing in the Dark" is not exactly the syncretic "Cultural History of the Great Depression" that its subtitle promises -- at best, the book treats inferentially the broad political and social trends of that desperate, crucial era. Let...
The Big PictureRight-wing pundits and bloggers are gearing up for more attacks on Roman Polanski, now that the director's new film, "The Ghost Writer," is edging close to its U.S. release this Friday, having just had its premiere at the Berlin Film......
As a studio executive at United Artists, Steven Bach presided over one of the most notorious debacles in movie history -- the making of 1980's "Heaven's Gate" -- an experience he would later write about in what would become a classic in the Hollywood...
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