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  • Gunnar Fischer dies at 100; cinematographer known for work with Ingmar Bergman

    Gunnar Fischer dies at 100; cinematographer known for work with Ingmar Bergman
    Gunnar Fischer, a cinematographer best known for films he made with Swedish auteur Ingmar Bergman including 1957's "The Seventh Seal," has died. He was 100. Fischer died Saturday at a retirement home in Stockholm, said his son, Jens. No cause was given....
  • 25 movies added to National Film Registry

    25 movies added to National Film Registry
    From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog: Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
  • En Cartelera: In the Land of Blood and Honey y Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

    <b>En Cartelera:</b> In the Land of Blood and Honey y Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
    In the Land of Blood and Honey **1/2 Más allá de su fulgurante brillo como estrella, Angelina Jolie se caracteriza por abrazar causas humanitarias. Y decidió que no hay mejor arma para acabar con la injusticia social que el cine. Por eso la actriz...
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

    Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
    A little boy is convinced that when his father died in the World Trade Center, the key he left in a vase in the closet must’ve been for him. Since that father is played by Tom Hanks, it’s a safe bet this wasn’t the key to some seedy...
  • 84th annual Academy Award nominees

    84th annual Academy Award nominees
    The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards were finally announced. The nine nominated movies for the best picture of the year are:"The Artist","The Descendants","Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close","The Help", "HUGO", "Midnight in Paris","...
  • Oscar nominations a blast from the past

    Oscar nominations a blast from the past
    John Osborne wrote the key post-World War II British drama "Look Back in Anger," later filmed in 1959. By contrast there’s very little anger in all the look-backs among this year’s Academy Award nominations. Oscar's unofficial slogan in...
  • Oscar Nominations for 2012

    Oscar Nominations for 2012
    All my friends think I wake up early for the Oscar nominations. It’s baffling how little they know me. I love nothing more in life than sleeping in. And why wake up early to pull an Elvis and shoot the TV screen at the idiotic nominations that...
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011

    San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011
    Last year when I wasn’t a party of the San Diego Film Critics Society, I cringed when I saw how many awards they gave to 44 Inch Chest, a movie with a great cast, but lame screenplay. This year as part of the group, I enjoyed the fun as we sent...
  • Smart moves, sad omissions from Golden Globe 2011 movie noms

    Smart moves, sad omissions from Golden Globe 2011 movie noms
    Allow me to begin my take on this morning's Golden Globe nominations with a sigh of relief: the extremely shallow, incredibly exploitative assumed Oscar contender "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," one of the worst movies of the year, received zero...
  • Film review: It's worth getting a second 'Tattoo'

    Film review: It's worth getting a second 'Tattoo'
    As a general rule, roughly 99% of remakes fall somewhere between the awful and the utterly redundant — particularly when there was nothing wrong with the original. But, in Hollywood terms, there was one thing fatally wrong about the original “...
  • Reel Critics: 'Extremely' good and 'Incredibly' emotional

    Few films have more award-winning talent than"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock need no introduction. Director Stephen Daldry earned Oscar nominations for "The Hours" and "The Reader." Eric Roth wrote the screenplays for"...