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Film Forum turns 40

Film Forum turns 40

Bruce Weber’s 1988 LET’S GET LOST, one of 30 films in the Film Forum screening at MoMA. When Film Forum opened in 1970 in Manhattan’s Upper West Side it operated with one projector, 50 folding chairs and a $19,000 annual budget, but when Karen Cooper was hired on as director in 1972, things changed. Now,…

Hollywood Forever, again

Hollywood Forever, again

To kick off what has become a summertime tradition for many in LA is nothing less miraculous than Paul Newman’s sweaty, shirtless, and need I add absolutely perfect body in COOL HAND LUKE (Can you believe he was 42 at the time?) this Saturday at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.