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  • 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' trailer: High-school movies, romance and illness

    'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' trailer: High-school movies, romance and illness
    The trailer for the upcoming comedy-drama "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" aims to capture the awkwardness of being in high-school and actually liking someone; even when that someone has a serious illness. The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film...
  • Food has starring role at film fest

    Food has starring role at film fest
    Food plays an important role in the Enzian's 24th annual Florida Film Festival, which starts Friday and runs through April 19. The Enzian's kitchen regularly serves up food at the Maitland theater and the adjacent Eden Bar. But at the film festival,...
  • Sci-fi 'Ex Machina' feels modern, futuristic and classical at once

    Sci-fi 'Ex Machina' feels modern, futuristic and classical at once
    Three characters trapped in a house debating human consciousness may not sound like the most exciting backbone for a movie. Yet in "Ex Machina," the directing debut for writer Alex Garland, that dry-sounding concept becomes the basis for a sci-fi thriller...
  • 'Ex Machina' star, director discuss their thoughtful film

    AUSTIN, Texas It's a Sunday morning during South by Southwest and actor Oscar Isaac, fresh from starring roles in "A Most Violent Year" and "Inside Llewyn Davis," and novelist/screenwriter and first-time features director Alex Garland are positively...
  • Art + defunct technology = cultural critique

    Art + defunct technology = cultural critique
    A four-minute video called "Golden Oldies" begins with pop culture provocateur Marisa Olson standing at a table that holds ephemera from music's past: a CD boombox on one side, a child's record player on the other. Both are spray painted gold, in witty...
  • Comic book heroes not hiding in the shadows any more

    It's Lex Luthor's worst nightmare. Television is recruiting more comic-book superheroes than the Justice League of America, from the steely-eyed members of ABC's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," featuring cameos from the blockbuster "Avengers" films, to "The...
  • 'Lost River': Ryan Gosling's evocative, messy feature filmmaking debut

    It's difficult to discuss "Lost River," the feature debut as writer and director from actor Ryan Gosling, without referencing the film's first appearance nearly a year ago at the Cannes Film Festival. It marked the film, rightly or wrongly, as some kind...
  • Florida Film Festival: Golden moments

    Florida Film Festival: Golden moments
    "Mr. Gold," a look at a gold-suited sign turner in Orlando, may run just four minutes, but it has secured a spot at the Florida Film Festival. "For me, it's just a big honor. I've lived here all my life," said Brian Carlson, 29, of Lockhart. "I've...
  • Scenic artist hit a masterwork mother lode with 'Woman in Gold'

    Scenic artist hit a masterwork mother lode with 'Woman in Gold'
    What do you do after you painstakingly re-create one of the most famous paintings on Earth? Hide it from sight, of course. This likely will be the fate of a reproduction of Gustav Klimt's 1907 masterpiece, "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I," painted by a...
  • HBO's 'Going Clear' a remarkable glimpse into Scientology

    HBO's 'Going Clear' a remarkable glimpse into Scientology
    Although it is not the case in most places on Earth, it is hard to live in Los Angeles, especially in Hollywood, and not be aware of the Church of Scientology. It has stamped its name, hugely, on some of the city's most visible classic buildings,...
  • A Police story not all black and white

    A Police story not all black and white
    It’s been nearly 30 years since the legendary British band the Police officially announced they were splitting, following a seven-year run of hits such as “Roxanne” and “Every Breath You Take” and arena-busting shows around...