| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:50 PM
It is hard to imagine a more potent stage for art-world iconoclast Julian Schnabel’s bold brand of provocation than the opening statement that will greet visitors when the exhibit “Café Dolly: Picabia, Schnabel, Willumsen“ debuts...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Alfonso Cuaron, the filmmaker who won an Academy Award earlier this year for directing "Gravity," will be honored by the Museum of Modern Art in New York at its annual film benefit scheduled for Nov. 10.
The museum said that Cuaron's films, which...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The art press these days is rife with stories about splashy museum building projects: from the controversial expansion of the Museum of Modern Art in New York (which has devoured a relatively new building by Tod Williams Billie Tsien architects) to the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, has two very different, interesting film events coming up.
"Diamond Ruff" will be shown on Friday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. The crime drama, which was written by Joe Young of Hartford and filmed in...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:47 AM
In a thoughtfully lavish act of curation, Northwestern University's Block Cinema is paying tribute to cinema's greatest pack rat and most ardent champion — the man whom poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau once described as "the dragon watching over...
| Aug 26, 2014
Stockholm is one of Europe's most beautiful cities. One-third water, one-third parks, one-third city, on the sea, surrounded by woods, bubbling with energy and history, Sweden's stunning capital is green, clean, and underrated.
And it's a city in love...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:36 PM
For centuries, artists have incorporated the written word into their art. Robert Indiana, one of the original American Pop artists, made them the focus of his artistic career.
Today, Indiana's words are some of the most recognizable in the world. His...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Italian director Sergio Leone never saw the American version of his final film, the 1984 gangster epic "Once Upon a Time in America," starring Robert De Niro.
Leone had already made painful trims in his favored four-hour-plus version to get the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"ONE OF the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he could do what he was afraid he couldn't do." -- Henry Ford
A LOT of money changed hands this weekend. Many people had to fork over cash, buy dinners, roll their...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
TOKYO -- The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled a 15-film competition section with five world premieres and a strong contingent of films from other autumn festivals.
Pick-ups from Toronto include Bent Hamer's Norwegian Oscar contender, drama...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:30 AM
TOKYO -- The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled its lineup for its 27th edition, unspooling Oct. 23-31, at a presser today in Tokyo.
The 15-film Competition section includes five world premieres, nine Asian premieres and one international...