| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Like the eponymous hero of his new biblical epic "Noah," director Darren Aronofsky has proved himself a man obsessively devoted to a formidable undertaking: in Aronofsky's case, combining a scriptural story with blockbuster visuals and a provocative...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
MEXICO CITY — A lot of people think they know what the real story of the movie "Noah" should be.
They are likely some of the same people who think they know what the real story of the man Noah is.
Darren Aronofsky, the director of the new...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:30 AM
NEW YORK — The ark in "Noah" should be the ultimate petting zoo, but a warning sign on the film's massive set here tells visitors to keep their hands to themselves: "Animals are fragile. Please do not touch."
There are fake mammals crowding one...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
NEW YORK — It was easy to get lost on Darren Aronofsky's ark.
Inside a converted Brooklyn armory in late 2012, Aronofsky was shooting "Noah" on a massive vessel that matched the biblical dimensions of the boat, its rough beams lashed together...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:15 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Pepsi Centre, a cavernous arena that's typically hosting concerts and sports events, might not be the obvious pick for the world premiere of "Noah," Darren Aronofsky's dramatization of the biblical flood story.
But if "Noah" can'...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Uniting two of Spain's biggest genre talents, "[REC]" co-director Paco Plaza will helm "Maldito Viernes (Damned Friday)", with Adrian Guerra producing.
"Friday" begins filming in Spain in July from Guerra's Barcelona-based Nostromo Pictures. Film Factory...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:14 AM
The music of two of Russia's most famous composers -- Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky -- have figured prominently in the early days of the Sochi Olympics.
At the team figure skating competition Sunday, Russia's Nikita Katsalapov and Elena Ilinykh brought...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Liberated by low budgets and the experience of acting in three improv-based indie pics for DIY director Joe Swanberg, Josephine Decker has fashioned the kind of feature debut the film industry simply doesn't support, but would do well to encourage: a...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:22 AM
PARK City, Utah -- Comedians who make the successful transition to drama are as common a sight as David Spade on the Academy Awards podium.
But Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader pull off impressive dramatic range and make for a convincing brother-sister...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Students at Milan's prestigious Accademia Teatro alla Scala, affiliated with the eminent La Scala theater, are observed through the school year in "Opening Act," a docu full of small visual pleasures and aural delights. While helmers Massimo Donati and...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:30 AM
When a movie has little dialogue and even fewer sound effects, what keeps the audience tethered emotionally to the story? And how can a film seamlessly blend the idea of death and a child's wide-eyed wonderment? Through its music, of course. Here are four...