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Diane Arbus: A College Student Remembers

Jack Meyer | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
Jack Meyer

. Viewing the work of Diane Arbus is akin to diving into a cold pool; you know what to expect every time, and, yet, you cannot help but feel that shocking sensation each time you engage.

Beyond Category: 2001 and The Master

Mike Kaplan | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

While The Master, like 2001, has meditative and metaphysical leanings -- areas that tend to unnerve audiences -- it was greeted, unlike 2001, by many rapturous reviews describing its wondrous surprises and consummate craftsmanship.

Falling for Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love a Film Exhibition (PHOTOS)

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

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Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting Shows U.S. Must Prepare for Violence

Steven Kurlander | Posted 02.16.2013 | Parents
Steven Kurlander

Just as our government took immediate action to secure air travel after 9/11, school districts and the Federal government must now dedicate substantial resources toward making our schools less prone to attacks like the one that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

LACMA's Trifecta of Exhibitions: Noir, Crime and Sin

Tracey Harnish | Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

A trifecta of cinema-inspired exhibitions is now playing at LACMA. Now showing: a post-renaissance painter, an iconic film director and a pop art master.

The Best Art Events This Weekend

Bettina Korek | Posted 02.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Art.Music. is the last of the Hammer's music residency wild Up. For this final concert, the orchestra examines the intersection of visual art and music by exploring the museum's collections and creating new site-specific work.

Sir Ken Adam on Designing James Bond Sets and Working With Kubrick

Steve Karras | Posted 01.13.2013 | Entertainment
Steve Karras

As a production designer, Sir Ken Adam consistently pushed his imagination to the limits, creating movie sets, each different, as thrilling to look at as the action unfolding up on the screen.

PLAN ForYourArt: November 1-7

Bettina Korek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Thursday is opening day of the first U.S. retrospective of director Stanley Kubrick. This exhibition covers Kubrick's career, beginning with his early photographs for Look through his directorial works of the 1950s through the 1990s.

PHOTOS: Hollywood's Most Glamorous Night?

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.29.2012 | Los Angeles

Was LACMA's second annual Art+Film Gala on Saturday LA's most glamorous night -- aside from the Oscars? Quite possibly. Everyone from Steven Spiel...

What Does the Upcoming Stanley Kubrick Exhibition Have to Do With U.S. Customs?

Susan Michals | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Susan Michals

The exhibition has been making the worldwide rounds, from Rome to Melbourne to Hollywood, and the show is always a variation on a theme (for the most part) with the brother and sister involved every step of the way.

PHOTOS: Stanley Kubrick Shoots Chicago, 1949

Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago

The man ultimately responsible for such timeless works as "The Shining" and "A Clockwork Orange" was once a staff photographer for Look magazine and, ...

What's So Great About Stanley Kubrick?

Tom Teicholz | Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

If Kubrick is a "legendary filmmaker," what exactly is his legend? Glad you asked.

Would You Pay $5,000 To See Florence & The Machine?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.06.2012 | Los Angeles

This event makes Coachella look cheap. Leonardo DiCaprio is throwing a party at LACMA, and you're not invited -- unless you can cough up at least ...

A Conversation With Legendary Director David Cronenberg

Steven Shehori | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

David Cronenberg's latest film is Cosmopolis, starring Robert Pattinson and Paul Giamatti: a cautionary tale of 21st-century capitalism, excess, violence, and spiritual lethargy.

Recalling Total Recall: Intrigue, Ultra-Violence, Humor and What Else That Is Missing from the Schwarzenegger Remakes

William Bradley | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

For his part, director Paul Verhoeven joyously showcases ultra-violence in Total Recall, sticking it in the audience's face. Indeed, the entire milieu of the film is as downbeat as it is shot through with glee.

First U.S. Stanley Kubrick Retrospective Will Debut In November

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.17.2012 | Arts

In November, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will co-present a retrospective of the work of Sta...

Kirk Douglas Is Spartacus at Academy Screening!

Jay Weston | Posted 10.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Last night at the at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences they screened a new 70 mm print of Spartacus. Producer/Star Kirk Douglas, 95, was present with wife Anne, and engaged in a vigorous Q&A session.

Cell Phones (HAL?) vs. Humans: Welcome to '2012: A Life Odyssey'

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 06.25.2012 | Technology
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When the parties have been seated, the food has been served, and the time-honored tradition of "dinner conversation" has commenced, the pinging of incoming texts and the private giggles and mad key tapping in response are not remotely what "dinner conversation" had in mind.

Prometheus Are You Seeing This?

David McAlmont | Posted 08.15.2012 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

El Boyfo was being sweet. He wanted us "to discover it together." I, on the other hand had little interest in sweet mutual discovery. Our first Prometheus spat launched when he realised that I had no intention of allowing days to go by with me twitching until our iMax trip.

Communing With Kubrick

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

Todd McCarthy had just flown in from Sundance, where he had seen Room 237. He found the film pretty wild and weird with accounts of The Shining's hidden meanings.

2001: A Space Odyssey: Art vs. 2012 Reality

David H. Bailey | Posted 05.09.2012 | Science
David H. Bailey

What is missing is a sales pitch -- like the arms race but ideally less grim -- that made possible the Apollo program. Time will tell when and how the 2001 vision will be realized, and if it will be human or robotic. In the meantime, we all can dream.

PHOTOS: Stanley Kubrick's NYC Subway Photography

Posted 05.07.2012 | New York

Following in the footsteps of Walker Evans, a young Stanley Kubrick, during his tenure as a staff photographer for Look magazine in the 1940s, capture...

On His 75th Birthday, The Best Jack Nicholson Movies of All Time

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It does not seem quite possible that Jack Nicholson could be turning 75 today. He seems ageless, particularly when you revisit his best films. And that's just what we should all do to mark the occasion.

'Toy Story' Meets 'The Shining'

Posted 03.08.2012 | Arts

It is incredibly creepy when childhood artifacts are put into a darker, more adult context. We can't imagine anything scarier than Stanley Kubrick's "...

How Stanley Kubrick Kept His Eye on the Budget, Down to the Orange Juice

Mike Kaplan | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

One never knew what Kubrick surprise would rear itself at the most unexpected time, make you shake your head in wonder -- and smile.