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  • In “Remember” a common enemy unites two survivors in a deadly mission

    By  Tom Tugend

    March 16, 2016 | 1:01 pm

    Action heroes in Hollywood movies are generally handsome, virile studs, handy with a gun or a girl, preferably both.

    However, in “Remember,” the two principals, Zev and Max, are both 90-year-old Holocaust survivors, passing their not-so-golden years in an assisted living...

  • Plummer plays Auschwitz survivor in Venice film ‘Remember’

    September 10, 2015 | 10:53 am

    Christopher Plummer plays an Auschwitz survivor searching for a former camp guard in a film that explores the themes of memory and undying anger.

    In Canadian director Atom Egoyan's "Remember", competing for the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, Plummer, 85, plays Zev, a...

  • Israel Film Fest to fete Martin Landau

    By Pat Sierchio

    April 10, 2013 | 2:13 pm

    When he was barely out of his teens, Martin Landau was already a successful cartoonist working for the New York Daily News. In fact, the young artist was being groomed by the paper as its next theatrical caricaturist. Landau knew that if he got the job, he would never give it up. 

  • Meeting Tim Burton:  From My House to His Art Show

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 31, 2011 | 3:36 pm

    At the opening of “Tim Burton,” the ghoulishly charming filmmaker’s retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Saturday, the wild-haired auteur held court at the Resnick Pavilion, where more than 700 pieces of his movie and personal artwork will be on display through...

  • The ‘Majestic’ Martin Landau

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 20, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    "Woody Allen and I used to play a little game," says Martin Landau, who portrays the owner of an aged movie house in Frank Darabont's new film, "The Majestic."

    "I'd say 'The Elm,' and he'd say, 'The Midwood.' I'd say 'The Kenmore' and he'd say, 'The Avalon.'"

    Landau and Allen, who...