Arts & Entertainment

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In "The Decent One," Heinrich Himmler: Dedicated family man

This haunting film, now in theaters, recently won the best documentary award at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

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Fertile Ground: Art and community in California

Art show does not paint over Communist history.

 

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The Cold War plays at Toronto Film Festival

The Soviet Union was obsessed with two sports: hockey and chess. For decades, they held the championship in both arenas. Two new films bring back memories of those days.

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Trust and obey: “Choir Boy”

Residents of Greater Los Angeles are lucky to have the West Coast premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's play "Choir Boy" currently running at the Geffen Playhouse.

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"The Liberator" generates some thinking

My movie buddy went to see "Gone Girl" with her book club, so I recruited a professor friend of mine to see "The Liberator" with.

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“To Be Takei”: Love, diversity, and Star Trek

A new documentary chronicling the life of activist and actor George Takei is currently screening, to the delight of his many admirers.

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Film review: "Love is Strange"

Put seasoned actors like John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, and Marisa Tomei together in a film, and guaranteed there'll be a certain amount of movie magic.

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The Los Angeles Swiss Film Festival in review

Swiss cinema and television has a rich heritage. This motion picture plenitude was on full display at Hollywood's Harmony Gold Theater on Sept. 7.

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"Wetlands” movie review: Exploring secretions and inner selves

Was I watching something with themes that applied to a swath of a generation of young people who can't bear their lives and see no hope of effecting change?

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Nine Eleven

"In the South of the continent, on nine eleven nineteen seventy three, the eternal snows of the Andes bleed red rivers over Chile."

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