| Jul 4, 2013
You can draw a straight line connecting Andrew Bujalski, director of the low-key 2002 indie "Funny Ha Ha," to Lena Dunham, premium cable provocateur.
| Feb 2, 2010
| 4:33 PM
This year, 19 of the 20 SAG acting nominees are contending at the Academy Awards. The only one not to make the cut was SAG supporting actress contender Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds"), who was replaced on the Oscars ballot by Maggie Gyllenhaal ("...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat...
| Dec 31, 2008
Directed by John Patrick Shanely
(Joe Versus the Volcano)
Written by John Patrick Shanely
Based on the play by John Patrick Shanely
(The Devil Wears Prada, Sophie's Choice)
| Feb 11, 2009
To call Philip Seymour Hoffman an "actor's actor" seems too much a cliche for the surprising, nuanced work for which he is known. He is a creator of people, three-dimensional figures with faults and foibles that seem all too human.
After his Oscar-...