Friday May 10
A movie obsession that goes too far? Well, maybe a little
Obsession, defined by Merriam-Webster, is “a persistent disturbing preoccupation with an often unreasonable idea or feeling." One of the more benign things people can get obsessed with is a movie, watching and re-watching it, memorizing it, poring over its details - unless, of course, you're John Hinkley Jr.
Wed May 08, 2013
Room 237 deconstructs a seminal Kubrick film
Though his larger body of work has been ridiculed and embraced in equal measure, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining has scaled the steep walls of genre and navigated a labyrinth of critical revisionism to emerge an uncontested classic.
Mon May 06, 2013
Kubrick on display
The profound influence on the art of cinema and filmmaking by the legendary auteur director and writer Stanley Kubrick cannot be denied -- and any of those who dare challenge this assertion need only take a step into his world, now on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art through the end of June, 2013.
Kidman steps out of the ordinary
This might be taking her promotional duties too far. Padding into the room without shoes, her legs clad in fishnet stockings, Nicole Kidman arrives in funereal black - a skirt and embroidered jacket designed by her "friend", L'Wren Scott.
Sat May 04, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Stanley Kubrick's eccentricities displayed at Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Stanley Kubrick exhibit's greatest focus is on The Shining. At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, it is the first art museum retrospective of the late director's life and work.﻿ Stanley Kubrick never trusted Hollywood or got a star on its Walk of Fame, even after crafting some of the finest movies ever made.
Fri May 03, 2013
'Room 237' takes 'Shining' obsession to next level - Fri, 03 May 2013 PST
Obsession, defined by Merriam-Webster, is "a persistent disturbing preoccupation with an often unreasonable idea or feeling." One of the more benign things people can get obsessed with is a movie, watching and re-watching it, memorizing it, poring over its details - unless, of course, you're John Hinkley Jr.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
A Stanley Kubrick Odyssey at the Loft in May
A Kubrick Odyssey: The Films of Stanley Kubrick In conjunction with our May 3rd opening of the new documentary Room 237, The Loft is thrilled to present A Kubrick Odyssey: The Films of Stanley Kubrick, a month-long retrospective of nine classic feature films from the innovative, influential and always controversial filmmaker.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
North Coast Journal Weekly Politics
OBLIVION. The Tom Cruise conundrum: wherein the biggest movie star in the world gives winning performances in humdrum Hollywood hogwash.
Tom Cruise Can Still Be Great - Why Aren't His Movies?
Though he's long been among the most recognizable celebrities in the world, Tom Cruise has always seemed vaguely irritating, like the popular kid at school everybody secretly dislikes.
Actress Nicole Kidman and director Ang Lee joins Cannes Film Festival 2013 jury
Actress Nicole Kidman and director Ang Lee are the newest additions to the jury list in this year's Cannes Film Festival, organizers announced Wednesday.