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  • George Clooney Pays Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman at 'Monuments Men' Premiere

    The Feb. 4 world preem of George Clooney's fifth directorial project, Columbia and Fox 2000's "Monuments Men" brought out New York staples like Regis Philbin and former New York Mayor Rudy Guiliani to the Ziegfeld Theater. In his opening remarks,...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Nabs Top Prize at London Critics' Circle Awards

    LONDON -- Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" took top prize Sunday at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards, which started with a tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death was announced earlier in the day. "12 Years a Slave" also won kudos for...
  • Critics Choice Awards: '12 Years,' 'American Hustle' Earn 13 Nominations Each

    With "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" leading the pack (13 bids each), plenty of films have reason to celebrate their nominations from the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, because it's one of the more reliable Oscar gauges around. The best pic...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Leads London Critics Nominations

    LONDON -- The nominations for the London Critics' Circle Film Awards were announced Tuesday, with Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" topping the ballot with nine noms. Stephen Frears' "Philomena" took five noms, while Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine," Jon...
  • Six Ways of Looking at The Big Lebowski

    Six Ways of Looking at The Big Lebowski
    Dude Fest Feb. 9, 10:15 p.m., Spotlight Theatres Front Street, 39 Front St., Hartford, (860) 422-7713, spotlighttheatres.com   As a glorious paradox: There are plenty of reasons for the enduring success of Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski,...
  • Other venues: 'Forrest Gump,' 'The Terminator' and 'The Man Who Wasn't There'

    BACinema Beverly Arts Center 2407 W. 111th St. 773-445-3838 beverlyartcenter.org *"The Waiting Room" (U.S.; Peter Nicks, 2012) Shot over five months in an Oakland public hospital, "The Waiting Room" explores the state of medical care for the nation's...
  • The Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' aims to keep 1960s folk scene real

    The Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' aims to keep 1960s folk scene real
    NEW YORK — A single song bookends "Inside Llewyn Davis," the forthcoming film from Joel and Ethan Coen about a week in the life of a struggling singer in the New York folk scene of the early 1960s. It's a gentle guitar ballad starring a dangling...
  • Fred Melamed is well-versed in 'In a World ...'

    Fred Melamed is well-versed in 'In a World ...'
    One in a series of occasional articles about the lives and careers of character actors in Hollywood. Fred Melamed's timing has always been a bit askew. Melamed didn't marry until he was 42. He didn't become the father of twin boys until he was 47. And...
  • 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...
  • Cannes Film Festival preview: New work from perennial favorites

    Cannes Film Festival preview: New work from perennial favorites
    When the 66th Cannes Film Festival opens Wednesday, it'll do so with a big bash of a movie, not in competition, already up and running in the U.S.: Baz Luhrmann's “The Great Gatsby,” based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald's...
  • Cannes 2013: Palme d'Or goes to 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'

    CANNES, France — The hometown favorite won big time at the Festival de Cannes on Sunday night as France's "Blue Is the Warmest Color" walked off with the Palme d'Or. In a highly unusual step, jury president Steven Spielberg announced that the...