See also: *More L.A. Weekly Film Coverage *5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week Friday, April 19 Get an inside look at the process of making a film at the Los Angeles Theatre Foundation's Movies About Making Movies Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre this weekend, starting with a double fea ... More >>
Tom Cruise, Algeria and the End of the World
Best Coast's retro garage-band sound on the radio and pre-1980's-style balances in our bank accounts are the latest evidence that we're living in the era of the throwback. It's only natural that David Robert Mitchell's Myth of the American Sleepover -- a last-day-of-summer-vacation movie th ... More >>
Don't wait for Uncle Boonmee
Bowing down to the peerless French actress
Legendary French film mag brings its auteurist project to the States via a new book imprint
Also, J. Cole, the Crazy Squeeze, Wild Flag and others
Richard Gere as hunk-pinup in Jim McBride's '80s remake of Breathless
Will the uninitiated breathe new life into Godard's 50-years-young classic?
This post is by Doug Cummings, author of the world cinema blog FilmJourney.org. Since 1996, the annual City of Lights, City of Angeles film festival has offered a week of North American and world premieres of new French films along with an array of public discussions and events. It's known ... More >>
Five decades of French directors work featured in monthlong retrospective
Fake Hair and Forgotten Films, Under an Italian Moon.
Director brings a reissue, a retrospective and a project in progress
Brando and other legends immortalized in photographer's new book
Plus, UCLA Live's David Sefton weighs in
Inside the other Cannes
One critic takes a second glance at his first impression
A conversation with The Orphanages master of melancholic terror
Silent Movie Theatre’s Cinefamily is a gym for the mind
Thirty-six years after its premiere, a cinephilic Holy Grail re-emerges
He's 20 years-old, has started 22 scripts and appeared in Clint Eastwood's Letters from Iwo Jima, but what he really wants to do is direct.
The Deaths of the 20th Century
And how they begat Hollywood’s most exclusive awards ceremony
The Band that rings like a bell
The films of Alain Resnais
Jules et Jim et al.
British cinema's Mike Hodges
Fourteen hours riding shotgun with the director of Rushmore