On Nov. 1, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil a fresh restoration of Nicholas Ray's "Rebel Without a Cause" -- just one of several recent LACMA events spotlighting the work of Martin…
Rebel Without A Cause
After his wistful, lyrical directing debut, "Secret," Mando-pop star Jay Chou makes a brash departure with "The Rooftop," a raucous '70s action-musical about a group of slackers and their brawling…
James Franco walked around the MOCA's serpentine gallery space on Saturday, contemplating the final stroke to his ambitious exhibition "Rebel," a conceptual exploration of the James Dean pic "Rebel…
Following his Hart Crane biopic "The Broken Tower," self-styled professional dabbler James Franco examines the tragically shortened life of another gay artist in his unenlightening but not ungenerous…
A timid younger brother who enjoys illegal racing suddenly has to brake for responsibilities.
Ominously, the poster for the current stage adaptation of "Rebel Without a Cause" bears the subtitle "1955-2005." This might reference the 50 years since James Dean's breakout role in the iconic…
Variety's Oscar Style Special
At Monday's Village Theater preem of "The Fast and the Furious," U topper Stacey Snider called the pic "an AIP movie with a 21st century attitude."
Revisiting the territory of numerous Stateside coming-of-age/high-school movies, Susan Skoog's well-executed "Whatever" has the novelty of telling the story from a distinctly female point of view…
Some of the most famous drive-in movies of the '50s are coming back -- but this time you won't need a drive-in, just cable.