| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:00 AM
He might be the only man with an opportunity to see Angelina Jolie in the nude who told her to please keep her clothes on.
Portrait artist Don Bachardy had been commissioned in 2005 by Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, to document the actress'...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:04 AM
"Boyhood," Richard Linklater's acclaimed coming-of-age drama shot over a 12-year period, was named best film of 2014 on Monday by the New York Film Critics Circle. "Boyhood" also won awards for director Linklater and supporting actress for Patricia...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 7:45 AM
"Two Days, One Night," Belgium's foreign-language Oscar entry, boasts the star power of Marion Cotillard under the direction of naturalistic masters the Dardenne brothers.
Like most of the Dardennes' work, "Two Days" is about the working class —...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that 20 animated features have been submitted for consideration in the category for the 87th Academy Awards.
The submitted features are "Big Hero 6" (pictured above), "The Book of Life,"...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Variety's awards season events continue to grow with the "Actors on Actors" conversations set to be shown on PBS SoCal. The interview show features one-on-one conversations between actors and actresses including Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal,...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
True to their big fest form, Turkey's Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Winter Sleep" and Russia's foreign language Oscar nominee "Leviathan," which won Cannes' best screenplay, will face off for best picture at the 27th European Film Awards, a bellwether for...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:37 AM
The new empire
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By now it’s pretty apparent that Blake Lively would love to become the next Martha Stewart. The former “Gossip Girl” star and mother-to-be sat down for a chat over the weekend with America&...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 9:00 AM
"What have you seen?" "What have you liked?" "What should I see?" "What's been good this year?"
These are not uncommon lines of everyday dialogue at this time of year, whether you're in the film business or not. But really the question being asked is...
| May 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The Festival de Cannes, a wise man once said, is not just impossible to describe to someone who hasn't been there, it's nearly impossible to describe to someone who has. And that's especially the case this year.
Opening Wednesday night with the...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France.
They're at it again.
At this year's Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious and peculiarly French cinema gathering now underway, many of the hottest titles don't come from an...
| May 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There were swarms of people in tuxedos and cocktail dresses, which meant it was time for Felix Hausfater to start working it.
The 19-year-old medical student from Paris caught the eye of a promising lead, gestured meaningfully, then realized it was...