Our list of the best special event films to see in L.A. this week ranges from an Ibsen adaptation to a classic hockey comedy.
Friday, Oct. 5
Wide-eyed little ones and nostalgic adults are invited to the eighth annual Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival, presented Oct. 5-7 by LACMA. ... More >>
One of the most interesting things about Cosmopolis, writer-director David Cronenberg's extraordinary adaptation of Don DeLillo's novel by the same name, is that it's the first script Cronenberg has both written and shot since 1999's eXistenZ. Additionally, his adaptation of Cosmopolis marks the fir ... More >>
His 2005 platinum-selling album, Retaliation, was the most successful comedy bow since Steve Martin's 1978 classic, A Wild and Crazy Guy. He's also experienced more than his fair share of backlash and personal tragedy. Now, before co-starring with Jeffrey Tambor in this fall's NBC sitcom Next Caller ... More >>
The news broke Wednesday that Gwyneth Paltrow, that golden wounded swan of an actress, is in talks to play chef Gabrielle Hamilton in the film adaptation of Hamilton's memoir Blood Bones & Butter. There is so much wrong with this casting decision I don't even know where to begin.
Rex Pickett's excitement has superseded his exhaustion during the final weeks of rehearsal for his new play Sideways, opening this weekend at Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica. Having adapted the play from his own novel, Pickett is busy making final tweaks to the script and participating in post- ... More >>
Ziman's first novel, The Gray Zone, published by Greenleaf Book Group Press in June 2011.
Local author Daphna Edwards Ziman garnered a lot of attention for socially aware novel The Gray Zone, which chronicled the fate of kids put in the American foster care system via a fast-paced thriller o ... More >>
With Emmy-winning powerhouses Mad Men and Breaking Bad, AMC is at the forefront of cable TV drama. What fans and geeks have hoped for, this year's Comic-Con audience can attest to, and the rest of the world is about to find out is that the network is poised to break all-new ground in October ... More >>
Friday night at the 22nd annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, word came that Eisner's landmark graphic novel, A Contract with God, is coming to the big screen. The film adaptation of Eisner's tale of growing up in New York City will feature four directors, with each tackling a different chapter ... More >>
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With Lisbeth Salander, the tiny, pierced, tattooed protagonist of the hugely popular Millennium Trilogy, Swedish crime fiction writer Stieg Larrson created a modern day feminist action hero. When cornered, she takes down hulking foes with an arsenal of weapon ... More >>