| Oct 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's fitting that Jehane Noujaim, director of the documentary "The Square" about the revolution in Egypt, quoted Margaret Mead in conversation when describing the impact that a dedicated few have had in creating change in Egypt: "Never doubt that a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Alice Munro, who won the Nobel Prize for literature Thursday, is seen as a titan of the short story, thanks to collections including “Dance of the Happy Shades” and “The Beggar Maid.”
She also has had an occasional—and...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:15 PM
NEW YORK -- Walking out of the theater after the official U.S. debut for Steve McQueen’s slavery tour de force “12 Years a Slave” on Tuesday, a viewer could be heard adding skepticism to her admiration.
“I wanted to ask about why...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The massive museum exhibition devoted to director Stanley Kubrick that recently ran for more than six months at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is opening this week in São Paulo, Brazil, and will be heading to Toronto next year.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Alfonso Cuaron, the director of the upcoming space adventure "Gravity," spent 4 1/2 years making a movie that he called one "big miscalculation."
Written with his son Jonas, "Gravity" tracks the journey of two astronauts lost in space and their...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:09 AM
TORONTO -- The true story of a woman searching for the son that Catholic nuns forced her to relinquish shortly after his birth in 1952 wouldn't seem, on the face of it, to be a laugh riot.
And yet, "Philomena," starring Judi Dench as the mother and...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Kelly Reichardt calls it "a thriller with a small t." Her newest film, "Night Moves," has its North American premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival following its world premiere a little over a week ago at the Venice Film Festival....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Among the surprising things about the movie chronicling Nelson Mandela’s journey to freedom is that it began while he was still in prison.
Back in the late 1980s, South African movie producer Anant Singh started corresponding with the imprisoned...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 10:34 AM
TORONTO — There are those Oscar pundits making a mad dash, arms flailing, to cry "first" and annoint "12 Years a Slave" the certain best picture winner, and the gala Toronto screening of the historical drama did little to dissuade those forecasters....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:02 AM
TORONTO -- "August: Osage County" might be the first movie to win more Oscar nominations than rave reviews.
The movie, Tracy Letts' adaptation of his Tony Award-winning play of family dysfunction and warfare, premiered Monday at the Toronto...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:53 PM
TORONTO -- Spike Jonze finished principal photography on his upcoming tale of technological love, "Her," 14 months ago and he's been working on it ever since, tinkering, shooting new scenes, a "relentless process" that he says he's gone through on every...