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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kirsten Dunst: French man ordered to stay away until 2015

     
    Kirsten Dunst has been granted a three year restraining order against a French man who sent her over 50 love letters. The man, Jean Prudhon, must remain 100 yards away from Kirsten Dunst and her mother until 2015....
  • Sundance 2012: A dilemma of ethics, power in 'Compliance'

     
    On a busy day at a suburban fast-food outlet, a phone call comes for the manager (Ann Dowd) telling her there has been an accusation of theft against one of her employees. The voice on the line (Pat Healy) identifies himself as a police officer and...
  • Sundance 2012: Bingham Ray remembered by Kenneth Turan

     
    I’ve been attending Sundance since 1985 and no event in my experience has hit this festival with the impact of the stroke that took Bingham Ray’s life on Monday. It was not just a death, it was a death in the family in the most profound way......
  • 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...