May 26, 2011
Cinespia Saturdays and some Sundays through Sept. 17 Hollywood Forever Cemetery, 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. cinespia.org Outdoor Cinema Food Festival Saturdays through Sept. 3 Various venues outdoorcinemafoodfest.com Devil's Night Drive In Every other Saturday, series ongoing 240 W. 4th St devilsnight.com/drivein.htm Old Pasadena Film Festival Fridays and Saturdays, July Various venues oldpasadena.org W Hotel Summer Cinema Series Fridays through Sept.
June 10, 2010
Sculptor and performance artist Matthew Barney's epic five-part "Cremaster Cycle" will have an exclusive one-week engagement. The surreal cult films, which haven't appeared on L.A. screens since 2003, employ Celtic mysticism, hallucinatory Busby Berkeley-style musical sequences and gender-bending sexuality to dazzling effect. Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica. 1:30, 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. Fri., Sat. and Thu.; 2, 5:20 and 8:15 p.m. Sun. and Tue.; 2:30, 6:30 and 10 p.m. Mon. and Wed. General admission $10.50, bargain matinees $8. (310)
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September 24, 2010 |
Grace Bradley Boyd, an actress who came to Hollywood as a Paramount contract player in the early 1930s but abandoned her career after marrying the love of her life, William "Hopalong Cassidy" Boyd, has died. She was 97. Boyd, the keeper of the "Hoppy" flame after the death of her western movie-hero husband of 35 years in 1972, died of age-related causes on her birthday Tuesday at her home in Dana Point, said Jane Mak, a longtime close friend. As Grace Bradley, Boyd appeared in 35 films, including "Too Much Harmony," starring Bing Crosby; "The Big Broadcast of 1938," with W.C. Fields and Bob Hope; and "Come on Marines" with Richard Arlen and Ida Lupino.
March 4, 2010
"Alice in Wonderland" Alice returns to the whimsical world she first encountered as a young girl, to find her true destiny and to end the Red Queen's reign of terror. "Brooklyn's Finest" In the course of one chaotic week, the lives of three conflicted New York City police officers are dramatically transformed by their involvement in a massive drug operation. "Liverpool" A merchant sailor returns to his home in Tierra del Fuego after spending most of his life at sea. "Ran" A reissue of the 1985 Akira Kurosawa film about a warlord and his three sons, who find themselves struggling with greed and betrayal.
April 19, 2014 |
Considered deeply uncool at one point, music from animated movies is back - and singing along is now not only OK for kids, it's something adults record themselves doing on their phones and share on YouTube. The boom in popular songs from animated movies comes after a long fallow period when the form yielded few hits in the music world, despite box-office juggernauts like the "Toy Story," "Shrek" and "Ice Age" franchises. Though all incorporated music in their films, it was rarely the kind that had come to define the genre at Disney Animation in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when it was making music-driven hits like "The Lion King," "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Little Mermaid.