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  • Cannes: 'Saul,' 'Carol' stir up the past, and praise

     Cannes: 'Saul,' 'Carol' stir up the past, and praise
    CANNES, France — There's no quicker way to cheapen the memory of the Holocaust than to use it to discuss next year's Academy Awards. Nonetheless, countless filmgoers have been doing just that over the weekend, all over this sun-kissed Cote d'...
  • 'Stop Making Sense' still one of the best band documentaries ever

     'Stop Making Sense' still one of the best band documentaries ever
    In 1984, director Jonathan Demme took a detour from the quirky comedies and intense dramas that were beginning to define him so that he could indulge his fascination with rock 'n' rollers. The result, "Stop Making Sense," remains one of the best band...
  • Majestic meets 'Mad Max' in the maelstrom that's the Cannes film fest

    Majestic meets 'Mad Max' in the maelstrom that's the Cannes film fest
    Huge, serene, majestic, the image of actress Ingrid Bergman floats like an ancient goddess over the secular chaos that is the Festival de Cannes. Set to open Wednesday night, the festival has chosen Magnum Agency co-founder David Seymour's photograph of...
  • Amy Berg's newest dark movie isn't a documentary -- finally

    Amy Berg's newest dark movie isn't a documentary -- finally
    After directing "Deliver Us From Evil," her Oscar-nominated 2006 documentary chronicling sex-abuse cases in the Roman Catholic Church, Amy Berg set her sights on directing a narrative feature. "Since 'Deliver Us From Evil,' I have been getting a lot...
  • A word-of-mouth hit? The perfect pitch for 'Pitch Perfect 2'

    A word-of-mouth hit? The perfect pitch for 'Pitch Perfect 2'
    "I'm gonna really embarrass myself here," Howard Stern cautioned his satellite radio listeners. "But I watched 'Pitch Perfect,' and I liked it." That 2012 comedy about a female a cappella group beloved by teenage girls? It was the shock jock's guilty...
  • 'Pitch Perfect 2' brings more lowbrow fun

    'Pitch Perfect 2' brings more lowbrow fun
    The comedy choir wars are more intense, more absurd and more lowbrow fun than ever in "Pitch Perfect 2." It is almost impossible not to be amused by the cutthroat world of competitive a cappella. Watching the international battle royale that is at the...
  • Isabella Rossellini, busy as a bee in Cannes and on her farm

    Isabella Rossellini, busy as a bee in Cannes and on her farm
    Over the course of her 62 years, Isabella Rossellini has worked as a TV reporter, model and actor. The latest chapter in her career finds Rossellini, the daughter of actress Ingrid Bergman and director Roberto Rossellini, as what she calls an...
  • 'American Sniper' a simple, mesmerizing tale of war and its aftermath

    American Sniper Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $44.95 Available on VOD on May 19 Politics aside, it's incredible that a director as distinguished as Clint Eastwood — and, let's face it, as old — could make a movie in the 2010s that earns...
  • Stuntman Terry Leonard's career grew by leaps and bounds in Hollywood

     Stuntman Terry Leonard's career grew by leaps and bounds in Hollywood
    For nearly five decades, stunt performer Terry Leonard has made audiences' hearts pound a little faster. Early in his career, Leonard set a record falling eight stories into cardboard boxes for the 1970 film "Cover Me Babe." He was the stunt double...
  • The readers speak on Adam Sandler, and then some

    The readers speak on Adam Sandler, and then some
    Enough of my yakkin', as Rob Reiner says in the opening of "This is Spinal Tap." It's time for yours. Earlier this week I wrote about Adam Sandler's weirdly consistent track record of denigrating all sorts of ethnic groups across various movies. The...
  • Flutist Nicole Mitchell looks into the future with 'Mandorla Awakening'

    Flutist Nicole Mitchell looks into the future with 'Mandorla Awakening'
    Everyone in jazz knows that former Chicagoan Nicole Mitchell stands among the most creative, innovative and technically accomplished flutists working today. But perhaps only Mitchell devotees fully appreciate her passion for science fiction and her...