| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:51 PM
"Gravity" made history this weekend as it defied industry expectations and shot to No. 1 at the box office, posting the highest October opening ever ($55.6 million).
Much has been made of the film, both critically and by audiences, for its revolutionary...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Sacha Baron Cohen ("Borat," "The Dictator") is this year's recipient of the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for excellence in comedy.
The actor-writer-producer will receive the honor Nov. 9 at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards at the Beverly...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Film critics are over the moon for "Gravity," director Alfonso Cuarón's orbital drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as a pair of astronauts stranded in space trying to find their way home. Since the movie's premiere at the Venice Film...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When Kent Jones took the reins of the New York Film Festival last year from its leader of 25 years, Richard Pena all eyes were focused on how his stewardship would shift the tenor, tone and aesthetic of the venerable 50-year-old fest. Now, with the full...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In a satisfying confluence of source material and director, Jean-Pierre Jeunet brings his signature abundance to bear on the richly stuffed adventures of Tecumseh Sparrow Spivet, Reif Larsen's pint-sized Montana whiz kid whose genius gets him to the...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be honored with gala tribute events during the upcoming New York Film Festival.
Fiennes and Blanchett appeared together onscreen in the 1997 film "Oscar and Lucinda....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
In what amounts to a second chance to get some awards love after being locked out of the Academy's score nominees for "The Master" this past year, composer Jonny Greenwood is among the five who will vie for best original film score of the year at the 13th...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
After months of in-and-out reports on the new James Bond film, “Skyfall” director Sam Mendes is heading back to MI6.
Sony Pictures, MGM and longtime Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson made the official announcement Thursday...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:29 PM
There's a moment in the 1976 comedy "Silent Movie" in which Mel Brooks, playing a Hollywood director, calls the French mime Marcel Marceau and offers him a part. Brooks asks the question through title cards — it's a silent movie, after all —...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Sometimes that queasy feeling when you say "action" is just the reality of directing your first short film.
Sometimes, as “Wild Horses” director Stephanie Martin found, it’s morning sickness.
The winner of the live action short/15...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:30 PM
After Summit put the film into turnaround earlier this year, "If I Stay" has found a new home as MGM has picked it up with Chloe Moretz in final negotiations to star.
Moretz had been in talks to star but a deal was never set in stone while the film was...
| Mar 8, 2013
Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant in Laurel. No cover charge. Information: 301-317-7796.
Saturday night movies
Monthly movie screenings designed for family viewing will be...