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With the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's expansive "Stanley Kubrick" exhibition set to close on June 30, the museum's film department is revisiting several key movies in the maverick filmmaker's oeuvre. Each of the director's films in the series...
Google paid animated homage Wednesday to iconic designer and artist Saul Bass with one of its more lively Doodles. To mark what would have been the movie title designer’s 93rd birthday, the Google cartoon recaps several of Bass’ films...
Hollywood resident Brenda Ascher is a proud Jewish mother. Her son Rodney Ascher is the director of the documentary, "Room 237," where people provide numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick's film "The Shining." Ascher and...
The soul-filling and gorgeous concert film "Jazz on a Summer's Day," shot during the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, started out as something else — a fiction feature, with jazz and Newport, R.I., as the backdrops, according to photographer and...
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The Holocaust has long been a deep and disquieting source of material for filmmakers, especially documentarians. As firsthand accounts of World War II naturally dwindle, though, cinematic inquiries on the subject have been shifting into more personal...
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Big-budget science-fiction movies are often vehicles for selling toys to kids and merchandise to adult fans. But there was a time when these films offered compelling visions of a strange future far beyond conventional thinking. "Forbidden Planet" in 1956,...
Whether it's signing his photographs and his books, participating in a documentary or talking at all, Bert Stern can barely be bothered. Which is a flaw that "Bert Stern: Original Mad Man" never overcomes. It's not that Stern didn't take any memorable...
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Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesThe U.S.S. Enterprise, the Millennium Falcon, the Nostromo — in the best science-fiction movies, the spaceship is an iconic character ......
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesMovie directors often tell their actors to act small — you’re not in a theater, and the last row in ......
There is nothing especially frightening about Room 350 at the Standard Hotel on the Sunset Strip. It overlooks the pool, with colorful mod décor pleasantly bathed in bright window light. Inside, documentary filmmaker Rodney Ascher is prepared to discuss...
Since its release in 1980, Stanley Kubrick's film adaptation of Stephen King's "The Shining" has firmly embedded itself into the pop consciousness with its shudder-inducing cry of "Here's Johnny!" and its blood-soaked hallways. "Room 237," which opens...
We are nothing without our obsessions, and Rodney Ascher's "This American Life"-ish documentary "Room 237" intertwines the obsessive, often risible theories of five very big fans of Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." Take it one of two ways. One: It's a...
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