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  • Summer movies: Releases through August 2009

    Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date. 5/01/09 Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
  • 'Elegy': Adaptation sands off Roth's rough edges

    "Elegy" is a curious example of misplaced good taste. Spanish-born director Isabel Coixet's film, adapted by Nicholas Meyer, recasts into softer, more palatable material the 2001 novella "The Dying Animal," the third in Philip Roth's stories driven by the...
  • Oscar short-lists eight short docs

    Oscar short-lists eight short docs
    Eight short nonfiction films have been selected from a pool of 31 eligible contenders by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for consideration for the 81st Academy Awards. Three to five of the shorts are eligible to earn Oscar nominations....
  • Movie review: Battle in Seattle -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Battle in Seattle is a docudrama that chokes to death on its good intentions. An all-star cast of socially committed actors chew through cheesy melodramatics, all in an effort to send a message. And all I could think about was that famous quote by...
  • Rediscovering Douglas Fairbanks

    Rediscovering Douglas Fairbanks
    Decades before Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power and Johnny Depp became swashbuckling cinematic heroes, Douglas Fairbanks dashed across the screen with the greatest of athletic ease in such extravaganzas as "The Mark of Zorro," "The Iron Mask" and "The Black...
  • Indecision reigns on Oscar circuit

    Indecision reigns on Oscar circuit
    Uncertainty is in the air as the race of all races heats up to the boiling point. Candidates are not leaving anything to chance, some still running frantically from one public forum to another, trying to reach voters with that personal touch, even as the...
  • Oscar unveils nine foreign language films

    Oscar unveils nine foreign language films
    From the 63 foreign language films considered, the following nine films will advance to the next round of voting. Listed in alphabetical order by country: Austria, "The Counterfeiters," Stefan Ruzowitzky, director Brazil, "The Year My Parents Went on...
  • Oscar noms announced as strike shadow hovers

    Oscar noms announced as strike shadow hovers
    "Atonement," "Juno," "Michael Clayton," "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" were nominated this morning for the Academy Award for best picture of 2007. The gripping oil epic "There Will Be Blood" and the gritty contemporary Western, "No...
  • Video: What is Michael Moore's next movie?

     
    Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore made waves at the Toronto Film Festival on Monday and not just regarding his new film, "Capitalism: A Love Story." At the film's news conference, Moore -- naturally -- discussed capitalism and how capitalism had...
  • Listen in on sound masters at the Academy's 'Horrorshow'

     
    Continuing our countdown to Halloween is another Susan King special touting what will be a cool look by many of the creators of audible terror at some of film's greatest scary tales -- from 1925's "The Phantom of the Opera"......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'August: Osage County' vies for West End kudos | Dave Karger: 'Amazing achievement' of 'Precious' | 'Avatar' is half billion dollar baby

     
    • Tony and Pulitzer prize winner "August: Osage County" landed on Monday's short list for the Evening Standard awards honoring the best of West End theater. Also vying for the top prize of best play are "Enron," "Jerusalem" and "Punk Rock." Deanna...