| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:30 AM
MADRID -- Benicio del Toro, Tim Robbins and Olga Kurylenko will star in conflict-zone drama "A Perfect Day," the English-language debut of Fernando Leon de Aranoa, one of Spain's most reputable and popular auteurs.
France's Melanie Thierry ("Babylon AD"...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
"The Golden Moments of Paris: A Guide to the Paris of the 1920s"
Museyon Guides, $19.95
Paris, especially the Paris between the two world wars, continues to resonate with many people around the globe. The city has had many golden ages but probably...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Would she or wouldn't she? If she won the Oscar for lead actress, would Cate Blanchett utter the "W" word?
Fairly or not, that was a question surrounding the star of "Blue Jasmine," who took the trophy for her portrayal of a fallen New York socialite in...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Sarah Seltzer grew up a fan of Woody Allen movies — her parents showed her "Sleeper," "Annie Hall," and "Everyone Says I Love You" once she was old enough to get the jokes. As a 31-year-old writer living in New York, she has admired Allen's more...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Nicole Kidman's "Grace of Monaco," a biopic about the galvanizing actor-turned-royal originally scheduled for 2013, will open the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It marks the second straight year that a high-profile, star-studded film originally set for an...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
In a major step-up in scale, Telefonica Studios, the production division of Spanish telco giant Telefonica, has boarded Academy Award winning Alejandro Amenabar's upcoming "Regression," starring Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke, which has just wrapped...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Every summer a handful of plucky indie movies jump into the mainstream, thanks to filmgoers who want more nutritional value than that offered by the season's popcorn pics. This year's notable breakouts include Fox Searchlight's "The Grand Budapest Hotel,"...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
For decades, the Weinstein Co.'s Harvey Weinstein and the principals of Sony Pictures Classics, Tom Bernard and Michael Barker, have competed for indie-film supremacy, each side laying claim to the prestige movies throne.
That rivalry finds...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Woody Allen is back in the realm of fizzy, Europe-set romantic comedies with "Magic in the Moonlight," and the newly released trailer offers a first look at stars Emma Stone and Colin Firth in action.
After Allen's bleak dramatic detour in last year's...
| Jan 31, 2014
In "My Name Is is Mary Sutter," Robin Oliveira pulled readers into the life of a daring Civil War-era woman who dreamed of becoming a surgeon. Oliveira's "I Always Loved You" is the story of another extraordinary Mary — the painter Mary Cassatt....
| May 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Shot on a Red digital camera but clearly intended as a silver-nitrate noir, Noah Buschel's "Glass Chin" is a throwback to an earlier era. Set in the world of broken dreams, bloody knuckles and stale coffee, Buschel's script is pure pulp poetry and...