| Nov 16, 2014
'MOCKINJAY PART 1' OPENS
1 "The Hunger Games" begins its final chapter Friday. The games are gone for good, but something larger and more terrifying has taken their place: revolution. After the games, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself being...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:03 PM
A documentary-horror movie about sleep paralysis, an experimental anthology of minute-long shorts, and new works starring Keanu Reeves, Jack O'Connell and Kevin Bacon are among the latest additions to next year's Sundance Film Festival, organizers...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:20 AM
In three intense dramas, Bennett Miller has examined real life with pinpoint accuracy. In 2005 he made "Capote," examining the moral costs of Truman Capote's bestselling factual novel "In Cold Blood" in ways darker than the original classic. The film...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Whether traditional or radical in style, the artist biopic usually comes with an air of cinematic prestige. This awards season, moviegoers and awards voters have two ambitious but very different examples of the genre to ponder.
"Mr. Turner" is filmmaker...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Actress Tilda Swinton and director Bennett Miller will receive tributes at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, the 24th annual kudofest presented every year by the New York-based Independent Filmmmaker Project (IFP).
Swinton gets this year's actress...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:29 PM
In 2012, Joshua Oppenheimer jolted the nonfiction film world with “The Act of Killing,” a fly-on-the-wall account of the perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide as they stage re-enactments of their horrific crimes. The MacArthur...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:30 PM
If only Paul Thomas Anderson could remember what drew him to the story of "Inherent Vice" in the first place. Or, more specifically, by making a movie of cultural confusion, spiritual uncertainty and overall disorientation set in 1970 — perhaps...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" world-premiered at the New York Film Festival on Saturday night, finally taking off the stove a mix of speculation and anticipation that in recent weeks had come to a full boil.
Anderson's film, after all, is the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The World War II film "Fury" probably won't tank at the box office this weekend.
Brad Pitt's latest action flick is on track to gross up to $30 million, putting it ahead of two-time box-office winner "Gone Girl," according to people who have seen pre-...
| 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 9, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Fear. Passion. Blood. Sweat. Tears. Pounding through the beat of a drum. Screaming in the crash of the cymbals. Fast, furious, raging perfection in bleeding hands, broken sticks, broken relationships, broken lives. Debris surrounding transcendent...