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Tom And Jerry Music—Performed Live!

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 17, 2013 2:47 PM
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Many symphony orchestras now play music from Hollywood’s golden age, but none that I’m aware of has attempted to perform Scott Bradley’s breakneck-paced scores for Tom and Jerry cartoons—until now.

New And Notable Film Books

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 16, 2013 1:42 AM
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Roman Polanski once said, “You have to show violence the way it is. If you don’t show it realistically, that’s immoral and harmful."

The Family

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 13, 2013 1:48 PM
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"The Family" gets by because its stars are so professional and the story setup is intriguing.

Touchy Feely

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 12, 2013 12:00 AM
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I like many qualities of Lynn Shelton’s work ("Humpday," "Your Sister’s Sister") and her latest, low-key effort has particular promise because it has such a strong, well-chosen cast,

A Scientific Look At ‘Metropolis’—From 1927

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 11, 2013 3:03 PM
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A friend recently sent along a link, posted last year, to a 1927 article about the making of Fritz Lang’s "Metropolis" from a 1927 issue of "Science and Invention." As this was new to me, and fascinating, I felt honor bound to pass it on to you

It’s Book Time Again

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 10, 2013 2:06 AM
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Some people are amazed that I am still editing an annual movie reference guide, and I am one of them. But it’s true: "Leonard Maltin’s 2014 Movie Guide: The Modern Era" is now available from booksellers everywhere,

Back To The Future: The World 3-D Expo

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 6, 2013 9:52 PM
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Forget all you’ve read or heard about early use of 3-D unless you’ve seen it with your own eyes. The World 3-D Film Expo beginning this weekend at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood may be the last opportunity you have to do just that.

Snapshots Of Telluride At 40

  • By Leonard Maltin
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  • September 4, 2013 7:22 PM
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On the opening night of my first Telluride Film Festival, in 1979, co-founder Bill Pence stood on the stage of the historic 1913 Sheridan Opera House and told us that if we could see all the films we wanted to he would consider the festival a failure.

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