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Critic’s Picks: An October To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

An Orson Welles tribute, genre films starring Winona Ryder and a series of lower-profile classics screening at a pop-up drive-in are among options for SoCal cinephiles this month.

Gus Van Sant Opens Up on How Robin Williams Shaped ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’

About 20 years after Robin Williams bought the rights to a Portland, Oregon, cartoonist’s autobiography, 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot,' the film adaptation finally premiered in Los Angeles, with Joaquin Phoenix filling in for the late Williams as its star.

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’: Film Review | Sundance 2018

Joaquin Phoenix plays cartoonist John Callahan, who discovered his artistic calling after being permanently paralyzed at age 21 and getting sober, in Gus Van Sant's biopic 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot.'

Berlin Film Festival Unveils First Competition Titles

Gus Van Sant's 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot' and Alexey German Jr.'s 'Dovlatov' are among the first films selected.

ABC LGBT Miniseries ‘When We Rise’ a Hit at Screening But All Too Timely

"I would give anything for this to be less topical," says writer-creator Dustin Lance Black.

Toronto: ‘The Last Samurai’ Star Ken Watanabe Shows Emotional Side in ‘Rage’

"I wanted to see if there was in me personally that aspect of my character," the Oscar-nominated actor said of his departure from strongman characters in Lee Sang-Il's murder mystery.

Matthew McConaughey Drama ‘The Sea of Trees’ Moves to A24 (Exclusive)

The film shifts from Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate, which picked it up days before its world premiere in competition at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

A May To-Do List for Film Buffs in L.A.

Films by Friedkin, Godard, Brakhage and others are among the must-see retrospective and revival screenings in Los Angeles this month.

Critic’s Notebook: Gus Van Sant Gets His Moment at the Cinematheque Francaise

The director of 'Milk,' 'Elephant' and 'Good Will Hunting' is the subject of a career-long exhibition and retrospective at the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris.

Dustin Lance Black, Gus Van Sant’s Gay Rights Mini a Go at ABC

'When We Rise' will reteam the 'Milk' duo.

Critic’s Notebook: Chantal Akerman Turned Resistance to Norms Into Art

The Belgian-born director was a highly influential pioneer of fine-art cinema with a strong feminist dimension.

James Franco’s ‘I Am Michael,’ Based on True Story of Pastor Who Renounced Homosexuality, to Screen at Russian LGBT Fest

The hot-button title, which premiered at Sundance, also stars Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts.