| May 19, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Prior to this year’s Cannes Film Festival the director Bennett Miller asserted himself as a major, stealthy talent attuned to minor-key, observant portraits of American success stories with an asterisk, a hidden price tag.
Miller followed his...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The Garden Theatre's 2014-15 theatrical season will offer a Stephen Sondheim musical, a provocative drama, a sexy farce, an original Christmas musical and the classic children's story "Peter Pan." The theater, located in downtown Winter Garden, will...
| May 11, 2014
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Writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is the best kind of bait-and-switch. Pitched as a quirky comedy about a heartbroken dweeb (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love with his...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:40 AM
"Hunger Games" fans now have their first taste of "Mockingjay Part 1," the initial installment of the two-part finale to the blockbuster dystopian franchise starring Jennifer Lawrence and based on Suzanne Collins' bestselling young-adult novels.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As part of the Roman Empire, Taormina was renowned for its fine wine and high-quality marble. Today the picturesque Sicilian town, with its sweeping view over the Strait of Messina, is best known for the film festival that bears its name -- Italy's oldest...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Eva Longoria, Paz Vega and Claudia Cardinale will be honored by Italy's Taormina Film Festival where female movie stars and icons will play a prominent role in celebrating the event's 60th edition.
The Taormina Film Festival runs June 14-21 this year....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:29 AM
True to form, Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards were a fizzy, freewheeling affair. The show, after all, is less a ceremony celebrating actors and their craft than it is an excuse for them to plug upcoming movies and try their hand at viral stunts.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Very few shows could pull off a homage to the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman without seeming exploitative, sensational or culturally carnivorous. Only one could do it in the middle of an episode dealing with a bunch of missing anthrax and Garret...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It's a tantalizing combination of words — Woody Allen is a pimp — that seems custom-made for tabloid fodder. And while cheeky headline writers may still be inclined to exploit the phrase, actor and filmmaker John Turturro had more artistic...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Katherine Heigl is suing New York drugstore chain Duane Reade to the tune of $6 million -- all over a tweet she claims misappropriated her image for commercial purposes without her consent.
Last month, the company tweeted out a link to a story with a...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort attended Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards to introduce a new clip from their film, "The Fault in Our Stars."
"That's the thing about the story -- it's a cancer book, a cancer movie, that's not about cancer," Woodley...