L.A. theater kicks off Redford retrospective tonight
No doubt about it: Forces are working to get Robert Redford to get an Oscar nomination for his performance in "All Is Lost."
The latest evidence, according to the Los Angeles Times: A six-day retrospective of the actor-director's past work at the Laemmle's Royal Theater in West Los Angeles along with screenings of his current movie, "All Is Lost," which has already earned Redford nominations for the Golden Globes and the Critic's Choice Awards.
The retrospective a time-honored practice for lobbying Academy voters begins tonight and runs through Christmas Eve. Here's the line-up:
Tonight: "Downhill Racer" (1969).
Friday: "Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid" (1969).
Saturday: "The Sting" (1973).
Sunday: "All the President's Men" (1976).
Monday: "Jeremiah Johnson" (1972).
Tuesday: "The Way We Were" (1973).