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  • In Rotation: Charlotte Gainsbourg's 'Stage Whisper'

     
    A series in Sunday Calendar about what Times writers & contributors are listening to right now... Charlotte Gainsbourg“Stage Whisper”Because Music/ElektraCharlotte Gainsbourg has appeared in more than 40 films, including her recent turn as...
  • It's frankly Scandinavian

    It's frankly Scandinavian
    In his 1979 film, "Manhattan," Woody Allen, ever the sarcastic pessimist, wonders why life is worth living. He comes up with Brando, Sinatra, Groucho, the second movement of Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony and C├ęzanne's pears among the few things that make it...
  • Cinematography: Anthony Dod Mantle, 'Slumdog Millionaire'

    Cinematography: Anthony Dod Mantle, 'Slumdog Millionaire'
    Anthony Dod Mantle "Slumdog Millionaire" Arguably among the true mad wizards of modern world cinema, Mantle mixed conventional film cameras with small and light digital technology for "Slumdog Millionaire," creating an essential ingredient to the film's...
  • If I ran the Oscars: Rick Trembles

    If I ran the Oscars: Rick Trembles
    In this interview series, we ask famous free thinkers to recast the Oscars in their own image. Let's give a big Oscar night welcome to Canadian cartoonist, film critic and filmmaker Rick Trembles. Rick Trembles' illustrated movie review column Motion...
  • 'Antichrist': Grueling, even as Von Trier goes

     
    In all his best known works -- from 'Breaking the Waves' (1996) through 'Dancer in the Dark' (2000), 'Dogville' (2003) and 'Manderlay' (2005) -- Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier has repeated the the same template: He gives us an appealing female...
  • 'Paranormal' continues to impress as the overall box office loses its mojo

     
    Four movies with combined production budgets of more than $100 million opened this weekend, but none of them managed to beat a movie that cost $15,000. Paramount's 'Paranormal Activity' expanded from 863 theaters to 1,945 this weekend and sold a......
  • Artist Per Kirkeby discusses painting, critics and 'Antichrist'

     
    In his native Denmark, Per Kirkeby is regarded as something of a national treasure, an artist of exceptional talent whose intense and moody work is said to embody the spirit of the country. For those of us in the U.S.,......
  • Hollywood reacts to Variety's axing of Todd McCarthy: 'What were they thinking?'

     
    Variety's decision to dump Todd McCarthy, the trade paper's film critic for the last 31 years, has not gone without notice. In the last 36 hours, I've been deluged with phone calls and e-mails from industry insiders, who -- with......
  • '30 Rock': The return of Floyd

     
    For weeks now, "30 Rock" has been all about one thing: Liz's pathetic love life. It all started with a hallucinogenic visit from all her ex-boyfriends, then she met her "Future Husband" only to decide she shouldn't settle for someone......
  • 'Dancing with the Stars': Tell us a story

     
    Break out your favorite slanket and/or cuddle buddy, ballroom fans, because it was story time at the Rectagon Monday night. Each couple was challenged by the judges to dance out a narrative in their respective routines. And despite a couple......
  • Kirsten Dunst goes Von Trier on us

     
    Lars von Trier's glorious promise as an international filmmaker of influence and renown seemed to go to the dogs with Dogville and everything he's uncapped a lens on ever since. He's not making Dancer in the Dark or Breaking the Waves these days. His...