| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
TORONTO — Standing ovations for movies playing at the Toronto International Film Festival are as ubiquitous as Benedict Cumberbatch and the food trucks lining the downtown entertainment district. Every film receiving a gala premiere brings the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The Gotham Independent Film Awards have named indie stalwart Richard Linklater as the recipient of the kudos' annual director tribute.
Filmmaker will be honored alongside Katherine Oliver, the commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Women who spend most of their time in dark rooms will come into the light on Saturday for a Los Angeles Film Festival panel titled "Women in the Cut: A Celebration of Women Editors."
The gathering will follow in the footsteps of last year's panel...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins, the co-founder and former owner of Second City and a crucial and essential innovator in the field of American comedy, died peacefully Sunday at his home, his wife, Jane Nicholl Sahlins, said. He was 90.
It is hard to...
| May 17, 2013
| 2:00 PM
NEW YORK — "Before Midnight," Richard Linklater's third film about the relationship between an American man (Ethan Hawke) and French woman (Julie Delpy), closes with what might be the series' piece de resistance: a 30-minute hotel-room argument...
| May 17, 2012
*** (out of four)
Other filmmakers would condescend to the small-town folks of Carthage, Texas, who provide running commentary throughout the true-life tale in “Bernie.” Not Richard Linklater, though. The “Dazed and Confused”...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:36 AM
At the opening of director and co-writer Richard Linklater's East Texas shuffle "Bernie," the small-town mortician played with unusual restraint by Jack Black conducts a master class in how to prepare a body for a first-class open-casket funeral, going...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Jack Black and Oscar winner Shirley MacLaine don't make the most expected combination of stars, but their teamwork fuels this fact-inspired tale from filmmaker Richard Linklater.
Black plays an assistant funeral director who becomes everything to a...
| Mar 8, 2013
* (out of four)
Following "Stoker" and last year's "Bernie," "Dead Man Down" marks the second time in two weeks and the third time in 10 months that a movie has featured a dead body in a freezer. Criminals need new storage ideas. Perhaps they'd enjoy a...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:12 AM
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The persistent irony of the Film Independent Spirit Awards is that as much as they're positioned as the DIY antidote to the Academy Awards, the indie film with the most Oscars recognition almost invariably reaps the greatest...
| Feb 6, 2013
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