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Robert Redford: 'The Great Gatsby' and 'The Way We Were' tonight on Turner Classic Movies Turner Classic Movies' Star of the Month Robert Redford returns this evening with three more films: two Sydney Pollack-directed efforts, Out of Africa and The Way We Were, and Jack Clayton's film version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby. (See TCM's Robert Redford film schedule below. See also: "On TCM: Robert Redford Movies.") 'The Great Gatsby': Robert Redford as Jay Gatsby Released by Paramount Pictures, the 1974 film version of The Great Gatsby had prestige oozing from just about every cinematic pore. The film was based on what some consider the greatest American novel ever written. Francis Ford Coppola, whose directing credits included the blockbuster The Godfather, and who, that same year, was responsible for both The Godfather Part II and The Conversation, penned the adaptation. Multiple Tony winner David Merrick (Becket, »
- Andre Soares
The two sold-out screenings of Jonathan Glazer’s “Under the Skin” at the Regent Theater in downtown L.A. on Tuesday night, accompanied by live performances of the score conducted by the film’s composer Mica Levi, were tantamount to a rock concert.
Lines snaked up Main Street for both performances, and the 7 p.m. screening started 40 minutes late, de rigueur for a rock show, as was the tinkling of glasses at the full-service bar in the back of the vintage space that accommodates 500 people — right up until the first images from the movie flickered onscreen.
It was just the kind of high art-meets-pop culture event that seemed tailor-made for L.A.’s movie-centric crowd. Among the fashionably attired twentysomethings were quite a few industry notables, including Kcrw d.j. Chris Douridas, songwriter-producer Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange), filmmaker Gus Van Sant and “Breaking Bad” music supervisor Thomas Golubić, who »
- Steve Chagollan
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