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  • Genie Awards nominations out of the bottle

     
    Quebecois films continued their tradition of dominating the Genie Awards -- Canada's version of the Oscars -- when nominations for the 30th annual awardsfest were announced Monday. "Polytechnique" -- a black-and-white docudrama about a 1984 Montreal...
  • 'Adoration'

    'Adoration'
    Alarming information about his parents' car-crash deaths impacts a young man (Devon Bostick) in this drama from writer-producer-director Atom Egoyan ("The Sweet Hereafter"). He learns the tragedy may not have been accidental, then tries to conceal the...
  • Critical consensus–Hot Tub, Dragon get the thumbs up, Chloe, not so much

     
    Three films open wide this weekend. I was, as you can see in earlier postings, mildly amused by Hot Tub Time Machine and How to Train Your Dragon, just a bit indifferent to Chloe, Atom Egoyan's latest. I'l link to Metacritic's more nuanced and thorough...
  • Movie Review: Chloe

     
    Atom Egoyan, Canada’s hit or miss or miss-by-a-mile cinema surveyor of the terrain of sex, finds mild chills and modest surprises with Chloe, a softcore variation on Fatal Attraction. The filmmaker noted for occasionally fetishizing young starlets in...
  • 3-D makes more money for 'Dragon' but doesn't draw more people

     
    3-D is still a box office boon, but the digital technology can't create a hit. "How to Train a Dragon" put a damper on the momentum for 3-D created this year by blockbuster hits "Avatar" and "Alice in Wonderland" as......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Laura Dern 'Enlightened' by HBO | ACM honorees include Keith Urban | Tony Awards eligibility updates

     
    • Laura Dern has inked a deal with HBO for her first regular TV gig. She and Mike White -- who directed her in "Year of the Dog" in 2007 -- have created "Enlightened" a half-hour single-camera comedy about "a self-destructive woman who has a...
  • Sarah Polley: 'Splice' makes you 'squirm in a deeply uncomfortable, ethical, emotional way'

     
    Amy Kaufman is back on the Hero Complex with an insightful piece about "Splice" star Sarah Polley. This is a longer version of Kaufman's story in today's edition of the Los Angeles Time Calendar section. Sarah Polley had just arrived......
  • Chloe

    Chloe
    2 ½ Waffles (Out of 4) - I want to make something clear to you perverts out there who assume the worst from me (not that I haven't justified it). When I say Amanda Seyfried has big eyes, I really mean she has big EYES. It's not a euphemism. Julianne...
  • Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried Sign for 'Chloe'

    "Chloe" will be seeing stars. According to Variety, Julianne Moore, Liam Neeson and Amanda Seyfried have signed on to lead the Atom Egoyan-directed movie. The film is an adaptation of the French 2003 thriller "Nathalie." In this version, Moore's...
  • Movie review: Adoration -- 4 of 5 stars

    Movie review: Adoration -- 4 of 5 stars
    Canadian director Atom Egoyan is most at home wrapping delicate mysteries of fate inside mournful elegies. He has strayed from the style and sort of story that made him famous in recent years, and risked obscurity (Ararat, Citadel) or ridicule (Where...
  • Here's a look at movies coming out in 2009

    By ROGER MOORE Sentinel movie critic Here's a look at films with scheduled 2009 release dates -- all dates are subject to change without notice. Feb. 6 Coraline (Focus) The latest animation from Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas) concerns a...