| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Here are some of the films likely to get attention at this year's South by Southwest movie festival:
'Brand: A Second Coming'
Since his last film, "Arthur," bombed at the box office and he divorced pop star Katy Perry, Russell Brand has largely been...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Relatos salvajes * * * ½
El Festival de Cine de Miami arranca el viernes con el estreno de esta película argentina que estuvo nominada al Oscar extranjero. Cuando el director Damián Szifron envió el guión de su filme a Pedro Almodóvar buscando...
| Mar 31, 2015
The new trailer for George Miller's “Mad Max: Fury Road” is out, and it finds Tom Hardy in a bind. […]...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:58 AM
When we listen in on one-sided telephone conversations in the movies, often the behavior is not quite human. Rather, it becomes an actor's showcase for histrionic tears or smiling through tears — a good old-fashioned wallow in capital-O Overacting....
| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Timing is everything in the Oscar race. Except when it's not.
This year's Academy Awards field has done more than most to upend traditional rhythms of Hollywood's awards season, a normally finely-tuned red-carpet ballet. "Not my tempo" — the...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:40 PM
When E!'s revamped "Fashion Police" returned to the air last month after the death of Joan Rivers, one reason it worked was the smiling, bespectacled man sitting next to new host Kathy Griffin, fashion stylist Brad Goreski, who came aboard to take the...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:20 PM
The year 2015 teems with major anniversaries, from the 50th remembrance of the Selma Bridge Crossing in Alabama to the 450th birthday of St. Augustine, Fla., and the 800th staging of the Lord Mayor's Show in London. Check these out on our annual calendar,...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:15 AM
Filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako admits he was naive to think he could shoot his award-winning drama "Timbuktu" in the ancient Mali city so soon after the French military had driven out Islamic extremists.
"I first went to Timbuktu to prepare and work...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:50 PM
The intriguingly unorthodox "Timbuktu," one of five films vying for a foreign-language Oscar, is a provocative, sometimes satiric drama about the sort of Islamic extremists who make life, especially in the outer reaches, so treacherous these days....
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:53 AM
The first half of Montreal-born Xavier Dolan's "Mommy" feels like a modern classic, driven by galvanizing performances from Anne Dorval, Suzanne Clement and Antoine Olivier Pilon. The second half succumbs to a less original, more manipulative brand of...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:15 AM
Immense effort and countless dollars go into securing Oscar nominations, not to mention winning the actual awards. But what of those worthy candidates that never have a real shot to compete because of lack of promotional funds, fleeting theatrical...