| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:03 AM
A number of high-profile dramas have been shot and set amongst the immaculately manicured lawns and well-preserved historical homes of the Connecticut suburbs, among them Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road, the movie Kate Winslet should have won the Oscar...
| Nov 22, 2011
***1/2 (out of four)
Imagine skinny dipping with Marilyn Monroe. You’d probably have a silly, disbelieving grin on your face, too.
The based-on-a-true-story heart of “My Week with Marilyn” echoes “Notting Hill”: Lowly...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:21 AM
Diamonds are a girls best friend. And so are the third assistants on a movie set.
This is the story of acting legend Sir Laurence Olivier directing his first (and last) movie, The Prince and the Showgirl. It was the mid-50s and Marilyn Monroe was the...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Michelle Williams has come a long way from TV's "Dawson's Creek," as she proves with her accomplished portrayal of Marilyn Monroe - which earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination - in this Simon Curtis-directed tale of screen icon Monroe...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Dec 12, 2008
Well into the fourth hour of "Che," the extraordinary and challenging new work by director Steven Soderbergh, the film's subject -- the Argentine-born political insurgent Ernesto Guevara -- strikes a recalcitrant horse. Wheezing and depleted from severe...
| Dec 17, 2008
In "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," time doesn't just slip away. It surges like a tsunami, swamping cities and washing aside human lives like so much Mississippi Delta topsoil. It rolls backward and forward like a movie projector, un-spooling the...
| Dec 23, 2008
There's a lot of Gump in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. This meandering parable about a man born old who ages into adulthood, then youth and finally infancy, is a film that meditates on love, aging, death, each to its season. Since it was written by...
| Dec 25, 2008
There's a lot of Gump in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." This meandering parable about a man born old who ages into adulthood, then youth and finally infancy, is a film that meditates on love, aging, death, each to its season. Since it was...
| Dec 23, 2008
| 11:43 AM
In last year's thriller "Zodiac," David Fincher pulled back the curtain on what is possible when a front-rank director applies the right technology in the right way. In telling the story of the frustrating hunt for the Zodiac serial killer, Fincher and...
| Apr 23, 2008
Eleventh-hour additions of Clint Eastwood's thriller "Changeling," starring Angelina Jolie, and Steven Soderbergh's double Che Guevara biopics, "The Argentine" and "Guerrilla," were among the big news delivered by festival general manager Thierry...