| Mar 30, 2015
| 5:20 AM
The protagonists of "Woman in Gold," starring Helen Mirren, and "Seymour: An Introduction," a documentary by Ethan Hawke, are both in their 80s, resilient individuals whose strength of spirit works like a lighthouse beam showing the way. In each of...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 12:46 PM
Vincent D'Onofrio has played his share of bad guys in such films as "Men in Black," but the versatile character actor gets to be "Magnificent" in his next film project.
Although news reports last week said D'Onofrio was in talks to play the villain...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Vincent D'Onofrio could be headed toward a showdown at high noon with Denzel Washington and his posse.
The longtime "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" player is in talks to portray the villain in Sony Pictures and MGM's "Magnificent Seven" remake, The Times...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 6:00 AM
This past award season saw “Boyhood” star Ethan Hawke talking about universal human concerns in press appearances that — as he liked to joke — had him “playing Richard Linklater."
It turns out Hawke had also quietly been...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:10 PM
Ethan Hawke's documentary on pianist Seymour Bernstein is very much like the sonatas Bernstein plays so beautifully, teaches so insightfully — quietly moving, infinitely deep.
With "Seymour: An Introduction," the actor is making his documentary...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 10:16 AM
Although clearly designed as a reverent tribute from one artist to another, this first documentary directed by Ethan Hawke happily sidesteps any vanity-project pitfalls, granting full expression to great classical pianist Seymour Bernstein's wise and...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 7:15 PM
Surreal and au courant to a fault, "Cymbeline," starring Ethan Hawke, Ed Harris, Milla Jovovich, Dakota Johnson and Penn Badgley, is a mash-up of social media shortcomings and Shakespearean tragedy that becomes as much a tale of cinematic ambition gone...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:00 AM
It's shaping up to be quite a contest between Eddie Redmayne and Michael Keaton.
And we don't mean over who'll win the Oscar for performance by a lead actor. Redmayne, who reportedly works without a stylist, and Keaton, under the sure hand of veteran...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:15 AM
J.K. Simmons, for his turn as a ruthless music teacher in “Whiplash,” captured the Screen Actors Guild Award on Sunday for best performance by a male actor in a supporting role.
With the win, Simmons solidified his status as a favorite to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Critics' favorites "Boyhood" and "Birdman" are among the top contenders in nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Ensembles from both films will compete with the casts of "The Theory of Everything," "The Imitation Game" and "The Grand...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Clint Eastwood, Angelina Jolie and Bradley Cooper were snubbed in the Golden Globe nominations, which suggest it will be a "Birdman" vs. "Boyhood" race for the Oscars.
Eastwood, Cooper and their "American Sniper" were ignored by the Hollywood Foreign...