| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Growing up, Christopher Navarro used to listen to himself talking on a hand-me-down Kmart cassette tape recorder, then re-record his voice until he had perfected the audio clip.
Now 38, the Northern California native channels his childhood pastime in...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Spike Jonze's idiosyncratic risk-taking has been rewarded with broad acclaim throughout his career, including two Directors Guild of America nods and four Oscar nominations (three this year alone for "Her"). Still, he's not immune to doubt.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 1:23 PM
As smoothly as it plays on the screen, making “Her” was hardly an easy feat. As our interviews with the Spike Jonze film’s costume designer, production designer, cinematographer and assistant director over the past week suggest, there...
| Feb 28, 2014
The history of film culture is, in many ways, a history of film books: essay and review collections, reference guides, academic studies, biographies. Since the days of silent film, the subculture of movie obsessives has defined, legitimized and...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It’s not easy, in the noisy burble of modern cinema, for actors to capture our attention — let alone the attention of award voters — when they’re keeping silent on screen. When it does happen, it’s usually because the...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:58 AM
This year’s nine Academy Award nominees for best picture are exceptional films that envelope audiences with great acting, unusual story lines and distinctive cinematography. But who among us can say they have been so captivated by a great movie that...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" and Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" each received eight nominations as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films announced the nominations for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards.
"The Hunger Games:...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Warner Bros. has set Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" for release on Dec. 12.
The big question now is whether the film will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, as has been rumored. Anderson's "The Master" wasn't ready for Cannes in 2012 and...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Complete list of winners for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
BEST MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA
"12 Years a Slave"
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE - DRAMA...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Out of 75 entries for this year's original song nominations, the music branch chose five. And then the Board of Governors narrowed the field to four when it disqualified "Alone Yet Not Alone" for running afoul of campaigning rules.