| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:00 AM
British artist David Hockney and filmmaker Martin Scorsese will be this year’s honorees at the annual L.A. County Museum of Art’s Art + Film Gala, the museum announced on Monday.
The big-ticket event, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 2,...
| May 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Baz Luhrmann didn't want to answer the question.
"I can't really say it about myself," he said. "But yes, I do."
The Australian director behind this month's hip-hop-inspired adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" had been asked if he thinks his movies...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:46 AM
With its glitzy opening night premiere at the Cannes Film Festival last week, "The Great Gatsby" arrived overseas with a splash. Or at least that's what Warner Bros. was hoping for as the movie played for the festival crowd days before it debuted in...
| May 11, 2013
| 4:04 PM
One detail I didn't have room to include in last weekend's Arts & Books feature on the soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby" was just how the film's director, Baz Luhrmann, recruited Jay-Z to help him assemble the music for the movie.
In an interview...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 5:33 PM
This month sees the DVD releases of Christopher Nolan’s first and most recent movies. “Following” from 1998, out last week ......
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Even the casual car fans who helped push "The Great Gatsby" to a $51.1-million opening weekend probably noticed the Duesenberg Model J driven by Leonardo DiCaprio’s title character.
The more chronologically inclined car fans may have also noticed...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:23 AM
Joshua Stepakoff and Mindy Finkelstein belong to a unique club. A fraternity, Stepakoff considers it, and they are called together every time another mass shooting takes place....
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Golden Globes, "Argo" won for best dramatic film and best director Ben Affleck, while the musical "Les Miserables" took home three Golden Globes -- for best musical or comedy, lead actor for Hugh Jackman and supporting actress for Anne Hathaway. "Lincoln"...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Two vastly different films about the scourge of slavery in America, a thriller about the rescue of American hostages in Iran and a study of the dogged quest to capture one of the world's most wanted men -- Osama bin Laden -- were among the top nominees...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:23 AM
It's only fitting: F. Scott Fitzgerald lived in the south of France, and now his most famous character, Gatsby, is heading there.
Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" will open the Cannes Film Festival on May 15, festival organizers announced...