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  • 'Mommy' showers audiences with excessive emotion

    'Mommy' showers audiences with excessive emotion
    It's been tempting for admiring film cognoscenti to label 25-year-old French Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan a fully grown talent, given his five features in the last five years. Dolan's character studies revel in excess of feeling, and his new film...
  • What to watch for at the Sundance Film Festival

    Just as Hollywood's awards season heats up, half the town takes off for a snowy getaway to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. Celebrating its 31st year, the festival has steadily outgrown its indie-film roots to showcase emerging and...
  • Berlin film festival adds Wim Wenders, Oliver Hirschbiegel movies

    Berlin film festival adds Wim Wenders, Oliver Hirschbiegel movies
    The Berlin International Film Festival has completed its competition program, adding world premieres by directors including Wim Wenders, Oliver Hirschbiegel and Pablo Larrain, organizers announced Monday. The program's name is actually something of a...
  • In 'Mommy,' Xavier Dolan looks things in the eye

    In 'Mommy,' Xavier Dolan looks things in the eye
    In a run of work to make anyone both envious and exhausted, French Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan has made five features in five years. He has become the toast of the international film festival circuit, with his most recent film "Mommy" playing in the...
  • The best and worst of the 2015 Oscar nominations

    The best and worst of the 2015 Oscar nominations
    Here we go again. Take a deep breath, I tell myself. It’s just the Oscars (taking place Feb. 22). Yes, I reply, but there were just so many terrible decisions! How can I not be upset? To elaborate, starting with a few reasons to be happy about the...
  • Film festival to include celebrity tribute

    Film festival to include celebrity tribute
    The upcoming 25th annual Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival promises to deliver something for everybody — topped off with a well-earned tribute to an award winning celebrity. Presented by The Mandel Jewish Community Center, the...
  • Taking risks in the indie 'Cake' is paying off for Jennifer Aniston

     Taking risks in the indie 'Cake' is paying off for Jennifer Aniston
    Jennifer Aniston's sitting on the floor of her Bel-Air home, wedged in the tight space between her coffee table and sofa. "I know, it's weird, right?" says the actress, looking cramped in her otherwise spacious living room. "My dogs run things around here...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, fiancee Sophie Hunter expecting a baby

    Benedict Cumberbatch, fiancee Sophie Hunter expecting a baby
    Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancée Sophie Hunter are expecting a baby together and -- surprise -- are "both over the moon" about it. The actor's rep confirmed the news Wednesday in a statement to publications including People and the New York Daily News....
  • '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...
  • Virtual reality isn't just for video games

    Virtual reality isn't just for video games
    When people think of virtual reality, they think games. Put on a helmet where VR systems are being demonstrated, and chances are you'll be immersed in a video game. Here you are in a spaceship cockpit. Now you're driving a race car. Oh, look, you're...
  • Behind the scenes at Palm Springs Film Festival: Photos and video

    Behind the scenes at Palm Springs Film Festival: Photos and video
    The Palm Springs International Film Festival takes the international part of its name seriously. With an emphasis on foreign-language filmmaking, alongside a sprinkling of American movies, the festival brings the world to a little oasis in the desert....