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  • Year in Review: Betsy Sharkey's best film picks of 2011

     
    This year, Los Angeles Times film critic Betsy Sharkey was drawn to certain themes as well as specific films. What follows are her favorites on both fronts....
  • 2012: From 'Hobbit' to 'Hunger Games,' seven stories to watch

     
    The Hunger Games, The Hobbit and Prometheus are among the anticipated films of 2012...
  • 2011: Seven film stories we never saw coming

     
    Bridesmaids, Midnight in Paris and Lars von Trier's controversial Nazi comments were among the biggest film stories of 2011....
  • Laughs amid the dark stuff at Scandinavian Film Fest L.A.

     
    Starting this weekend and continuing Jan. 14 and 15, the noncompetitive Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. boasts a “smorgasbord of Nordic cinema” with features, shorts and documentaries from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden —...
  • Five memorable lines from the Village Voice's Jim Hoberman

     
    jim Hoberman of the Village Voice has been fired from his critic's post...
  • National Society of Film Critics: 'Melancholia' best of 2011

     
    The National Society of Film Critics, which is made up of 58 the country's major film critics, rarely agrees with the picks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. And the group likely stayed true to form with their picks for 46th annual...
  • Melanchlia e Immortals: mundos en destrucción

    Melancholia*** Lars von Trier, el "enfant terrible" del cine danés, añade otra polémica pieza a su larga filmografía, conformada, entre otras cintas, por títulos como Breaking the Waves, Dancer in the Dark y Dogville. Von Trier, quien tiene fama de...
  • Filmmaker's choice

    Filmmaker's choice
    The holiday movie season is a crowded beast. So we asked filmmaker Hilton Carter, a MICA grad who now lives in Los Angeles, to give us his picks for what he can't wait to see. Carter, 31, whose dark short film "Moth" aired earlier this year on HBO, cut...
  • The horrible pleasures of Lars Von Trier: 'Melancholia' opens in New Haven and Hartford

    The horrible pleasures of Lars Von Trier:  'Melancholia' opens in New Haven and Hartford
    Melancholia Opens Nov. 23. Criterion, 86 Temple St., New Haven. (203) 498-2500; opens Dec. 2. Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford. (860) 232-1006.   No filmmaker inflicts pain like Lars Von Trier. The master of excruciating situations that try...
  • Film review: 'Melancholia' never felt so good

    Film review: 'Melancholia' never felt so good
    Lars von Trier has long rivaled Hamlet as the most melancholy of melancholy Danes. With “Melancholia,” his new film, he makes it official. Fifteen years ago, Von Trier had his first real American success with “Breaking the Waves,”...
  • Reel Critics: 'Happy Feet' dances back into theaters

    George Miller is no stranger to first-class animated films featuring talking animals. He directed the revered classic "Babe," which was nominated for Best Picture. He also directed the first "Happy Feet" movie, replacing talking pigs, dogs and sheep...