6 days ago | Events
The slow-burn farces of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are timeless in their exuberant silliness. That's why they seem to play better to kids today than some of the other geniuses from the Golden Age of Comedy. The Old Town Music Hall in El Segundo ...
13 days ago | Events
The summer of Bergman continues with a citywide celebration marking the Swedish director's centennial. The American Cinematheque has a doozy of a triple feature: Through a Glass Darkly, Winter Light and The Silence. And LACMA shows Wild Strawberries.
20 days ago | Film and TV
Le Corbeau, Henri-Georges Clouzot's scathingly cynical thriller about a provincial town terrorized by a series of poison-pen letters, has outlived its initial controversy to become an era-defining classic. Shot in France during the German occupati...
27 days ago | Events
UCLA's tribute to Ida Lupino concludes with a classic film noir double feature, starting with The Hitch-Hiker, a tense B-thriller recently restored by the Library of Congress.
1 month ago | Events
Noir City heads into its final weekend of classic crime movies with a humdinger of a Joseph Losey triple feature. The Prowler, which premiered at the American Cinematheque several years ago, is still one of the most significant "finds" in its clas...
1 month ago | Film and TV
This unabashed celebration of noir — a term coined by French critics to describe a film style derived from hardboiled American fiction and characterized by low-key lighting, doomed protagonists and fateful narratives in urban settings — is the fru...