August 15, 2014

The Big Picture: Hitchcock! – LA Phil concert report Los Angeles performance at the Hollywood Bowl


Suspense! Sinister plots! Mistaken identities! This year’s Big Picture is a thrilling tribute to the classic films of Alfred Hitchcock. Mesmerizing, haunting and psychologically gripping
August 13, 2014

“Boyhood” – a remarkable film experiment – Los Angeles movie review


Richard Linklater’s 12-years-in-the-making cinematic gamble pays off in spades, delivering a unique and profoundly moving experience.
Requiring an impressive long-term commitment from the talent involved,
August 8, 2014

Three concurrent exhibitions celebrate German and American Cinema – Los Angeles art and film report


Three Los Angeles art institutions are joining forces to present a series of major exhibitions of German and American Cinema later this year.
In Fall
July 31, 2014

A French confection – “Le Chef” – Los Angeles movie review


Haute cuisine and haute humor come together in the glossy mainstream comedy film Le Chef.
Jean Reno stars as Alexandre Lagarde, the most revered chef