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Design for New Academy Theater


©Renzo Piano Building Workshop/©Studio Pali Fekete architects Quite an ambitious project. Soon this will be one of the must-sees in the city. I’m guessing soon we will never be able to imagine a Los Angeles without it. – More than 30,000 square feet of flexible exhibition galleries – A 15,000-square-foot ...

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Trailer: James McAvoy in Filth

James McAvoy, Imogen Poots and Jamie Bell in Filth, by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh. A bipolar bigoted junkie cop, manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

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Trailer: The Way, Way Back

Fox Searchlight reportedly paid $10 million for the rights to The Way Way Back at Sundance in February. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash — who won an Oscar for their screenplay for The Descendents. Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks ...

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To the Wonder …


by Les Phillips TO THE WONDER (2013, Terrence Mallick). Everyone wondered what TREE OF LIFE was about. This one’s easy; it’s about love. I can’t remember a film that captures the pure tenderness, the *intimacy* of love, with more clarity. Neil (Ben Affleck) is an American who falls in love ...

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