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  • Robert Redford to Receive Film Society of Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Gotham nonprofit that presents the New York Film Festival, has tapped Robert Redford to receive its 42nd annual Chaplin Award. The laurel, which honors the film industry's most notable talents, will lionize Redford...
  • When Josh and Benny Safdie Met Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne

    From the brothers Warner to the brothers Weinstein, the movie business has long been a fraternal affair, though sibling director teams (Coen, Hughes, Wachowski) are a relatively new concept, and one that always inspired a raft of predictable questions:...
  • 'Whiplash,' exquisite and painful, hits all the right notes

    'Whiplash,' exquisite and painful, hits all the right notes
    Fear. Passion. Blood. Sweat. Tears. Pounding through the beat of a drum. Screaming in the crash of the cymbals. Fast, furious, raging perfection in bleeding hands, broken sticks, broken relationships, broken lives. Debris surrounding transcendent...
  • Muhammad Ali documentary 'I Am Ali' has its charms

    If anybody's story benefits from the occasional spirited retelling, it's that of boxer Muhammad Ali, perhaps the most sublimely fascinating and stirring athlete America has ever produced, already lionized in a number of movies. Brit Clare Lewins'...
  • Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One

    Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One Recent news about the benefits of music has reached us via film, research and news articles. “Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory” is one of the finest examples of how music can be used as...
  • Amazon's Test After 'Transparent': Can Studio Maintain Its Momentum?

    Amazon Studios, an upstart trying to stand out amid a veritable glut of new television shows, is placing its original series bets on a core principle: The showrunner is (usually) right, and the studio's job is to pick the right projects and get out of the...
  • Q&A: Ty Burrell on 'Skeleton Twins' and Dream 'Modern Family' Guests

    Ty Burrell just scored his second Emmy for playing oblivious but lovable Phil Dunphy on "Modern Family," but he can be seen on the bigscreen in a very different role -- as a closeted gay man in the Sundance hit "The Skeleton Twins" opposite Kristen Wiig...
  • Charles Bowden dies at 69; writer chronicled border drug violence

    Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69. Bowden, who had been...
  • 'Bird People' an eccentric delight

    'Bird People' an eccentric delight
    An airport hotel may not seem the most inspiring of locations for a story of life-changing consequence, but French filmmaker Pascale Ferran's delicate, compassionate "Bird People" is just that sort of risk-taking existential adventure. Opening with a...
  • 'Zero Theorem' adds up to almost nothing

     'Zero Theorem' adds up to almost nothing
    In the showy sci-fi fantasy "The Zero Theorem," a man spends his life waiting for an elusive phone call that will explain the meaning of life and, as a result, learns he has led a meaningless life. That kind of elliptical thinking permeates way too much...
  • Park City resort's purchase may give skiers a lift

    Park City resort's purchase may give skiers a lift
    Skiing's giant just got bigger. After almost three years of legal wrangling, Vail Resorts has purchased Park City Mountain Resort for $182 million, bringing the parent company's brood to an even dozen ski areas spread across the country. Vail and Park...