Monday, May 27

The new release "2012" is inspired by a popular myth about the apocalypse based on the end of the Mayan Long Count calendar around Dec. 21, 2012. UCLA professors, among others, have debunked this rumor.
The new release "2012" is inspired by a popular myth about the apocalypse based on the end of the Mayan Long Count calendar around Dec. 21, 2012. UCLA professors, among others, have debunked this rumor.


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Horror films feed off of universal fears

The scene is a familiar one: curled up in the fetal position, hands placed over eyes, hearts thumping while watching the victim fumble around the dark house, just a breath away from a gruesome death. The horror movie experience is lingering as well as cathartic, its effects lasting long into the night. Read more...

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A live orchestra accompanied by a choir and a narrator will perform music from all six of John Williams' "Star Wars" scores.
LUCASFILM LTD
A live orchestra accompanied by a choir and a narrator will perform music from all six of John Williams' "Star Wars" scores.

Screen Scene: “Amreeka”

If "Amreeka" seems like a formulaic movie "“ featuring the at times dismal, but ultimately hopeful tale of immigrants making their way to America in the hopes of forging better lives "“ that's because it is. Read more...


Screen Scene: The Cove

Scooping a handful of awards at film festivals across the country, "The Cove" is bound to be one of this year's most talked-about documentaries for good reason. Read more...


Film fest showcases wide array of pieces

Occurring in venues all across Westwood, this year's 15th annual Los Angeles Film Festival gave audience members a chance to view a variety of great films and to meet talented filmmakers and actors from all over the world. Read more...