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  • 'Boyhood' one year later

    'Boyhood' one year later
    What a strange feeling it is to have what feels like the entire world telling you that, by having a different opinion, you are a stupid jerk with an ulterior motive. This is what happened to me July 17 when I posted my 2.5-star review of Richard...
  • Winter movie preview: 10 films to watch in early 2015

    Winter movie preview: 10 films to watch in early 2015
    Originally announced for a summer 2014 release, Andy and Lana Wachowski's science fiction epic "Jupiter Ascending" opens Feb. 6, following a few reshoots and several months of postproduction effects work. So it won't be long before moviegoers learn the...
  • Stockholm Festival Kicks Off 25th Edition

    Some 201 films from 60 countries make the 25th edition of Stockholm Film Festival the biggest so far. Unspooling through Nov. 16, the festival is honoring Uma Thurman, Mike Leigh and recent Golden Lion winner Roy Andersson. The Stockholm Film Festival...
  • Sundance Film Festival 2015: Comedians get serious in new movies

    Sundance Film Festival 2015: Comedians get serious in new movies
    The Sundance Film Festival is often a place where film actors can try on new guises outside the high-pressure, pigeonholing world of mainstream Hollywood. But when the indie fest gets underway next month, it will bring a very particular kind of...
  • 'Citizenfour' takes top honor at IDA Documentary Awards

    'Citizenfour' takes top honor at IDA Documentary Awards
    "Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' film about NSA document leaker Edward Snowden, won the International Documentary Assn.'s prize for best feature at the 2014 IDA Awards on Friday evening. Poitras' third documentary in a trilogy about post-9/11 America,...
  • Stockholm Fest: Helmer Mikael Marcimain Talks Film

    After helming critically acclaimed Swedish miniseries including "How Soon Is Now" and "The Laser Man," Mikael Marcimain made his debut feature with "Call Girl," winning the debut prize in Toronto in 2012 and 11 Swedish Guldbagge nominations, and also...
  • Pining for sophisticated comedy in a world of raunch

    It would seem beyond argument that Americans are more sophisticated today than they were in the 1930s and '40s. We travel, communicate and do business across the globe, have access to more information and more types of sensation than ever before —...
  • Trent Reznor says spare 'Gone Girl' score was crafted to evoke dread

    Trent Reznor says spare 'Gone Girl' score was crafted to evoke dread
    Gillian Flynn's thriller "Gone Girl" rose to the top of the bestseller charts on the strength of its page-turning depiction of an ideal suburban marriage turned bad. For his big-screen adaptation, starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck as embattled...
  • The 'Boyhood' awards season campaign comes of age, delicately

    The 'Boyhood' awards season campaign comes of age, delicately
    — Hanging on the wall of IFC Films' President Jonathan Sehring's office is a huge banner showing a tableau at a county fair. The cloth creation is a tribute to the executive's childhood in small-town Ohio, where such gatherings were common....
  • For Nick Hornby, adapting 'Wild' was a fast-paced uphill hike

    My "Wild" journey — and, seeing as I never set foot outside my north London office for almost the entire length of it, I should really stop using the title as an adjective — began with a review of Cheryl Strayed's memoir in the New York Times....
  • Youth drama sinks John Woo's 'The Crossing' at Chinese box office

    The nostalgic romantic youth drama “Fleet of Time” sunk director John Woo’s much-anticipated nautical epic “The Crossing: Part 1” at the Chinese box office in the seven days ending Sunday.  “Fleet of Time,”...