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  • Review: The Coen brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' doesn't miss a beat

    As much as any directors working today, the brothers Coen, Ethan and Joel, are unmistakable auteurs, filmmakers who place their own distinctive stamp on everything they do. But while the bleak, funny, exquisitely made "Inside Llewyn Davis" echoes...
  • Oscar Best Pic Contenders Reflect America's Anxiety

    "Art is not a mirror to reflect the world," said Bertolt Brecht. And angst may be in the eye of the beholder. Still, this season's best picture contenders seem to be serving up equal parts entertainment and very modern anxiety, whether the films are set...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Leads Spirit Nominations with 7; 'Nebraska' Takes 6

    High-profile studios pics mingled with small-scale indies as Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" led nominations for the 29th Independent Spirit Awards with seven followed by Paramount Vantage's "Nebraska" with six. In a year chock full of worth films,...
  • Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Ida' Wins at Poland's Camerimage Fest

    LONDON -- Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" has won the Golden Frog at Camerimage, the international film festival of the art of cinematography. The pic's cinematographers were Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski. The fest, which takes place in Bydgoszcz, Poland,...
  • AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene

     AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene
    With a calendar date falling just as studios are desperately trying to secure some awards-season traction for their Oscar hopefuls, the AFI Fest has no trouble booking its share of glamorous galas and high-profile events. This year's festival, which...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Star Oscar Isaac Compares Coens to Chekhov at AFI Fest Closing

    After a week of musicals and dramas, the AFI Fest ended with a bit of both when the Institute closed its annual celebration with a screening of Joel and Ethan Coen's folk music-tinged drama, "Inside Llewyn Davis," Nov. 14 at Hollywood's TCL Chinese. "I...
  • First photos from Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'

    First photos from Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'
    With the time-skipping rom-com "About Time" opening this weekend in theaters, photos were just released that include its rising star, Domhnall Gleeson, on the set of "Unbroken." The second feature directed by Angelina Jolie, the film began production...
  • John Goodman finds kindred spirits in Coen brothers

    John Goodman finds kindred spirits in Coen brothers
    John Goodman has long been the go-to guy for Joel and Ethan Coen when they need a big man to negotiate long, twisty monologues and blow his stack when necessary. (And it inevitably is.) In "Raising Arizona," "Barton Fink," "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"...
  • Studiocanal Taps Anna Marsh As International Film Sales Head

    Anna Marsh has been tapped head of international film sales of Studiocanal. The appointment follows the ankling of Harold Van Lier, who was exec VP of international distribution and is now sailing to eOne, to head up its international film division from...
  • Bob Odenkirk, Glenn Howerton Join FX's 'Fargo'

    FX has smartly grabbed a bit of "Breaking Bad's" afterglow for its limited-series redo of "Fargo," tapping Bob Odenkirk for a supporting role. Glenn Howerton of FXX's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," Kate Walsh and Oliver Platt are also joining...