Scottish actor Sean Connery passed away this past weekend at the age of 90. Connery was a bona fide movie star best known in his early career for playing James Bond in the 007 spy-thriller film franchise. Looking back at 1960s archival photos from his Bond-film era, it’s clear thatContinue Reading

A classic example of Los Angeles movie-theater architecture from the early days of cinema, the Vista on Sunset Boulevard in Los Feliz is a landmark. Built in 1923, it has been a part of the LA urban landscape for nearly a century, from the silent-film era through to the recentContinue Reading

Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh (“Ocean’s 11,” “Solaris,” “Sex, Lies & Videotape”) has released a full-length black-and-white version of Steven Spielberg’s action-adventure classic “Raiders of the Lost Ark” in HD. Soderbergh also removed the original soundtrack and dialogue and matched the film to Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s soundtrack music fromContinue Reading