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  • Hey, that ad-lib wasn't in the script!

    Everett Hitch and Virgil Cole had been riding all day, chasing bad guys across the chaparral in the western "Appaloosa." As actors Viggo Mortensen (who was playing Hitch) and Ed Harris (Cole) sat around a campfire filming a scene on the Galisteo, N.M.,...
  • Directors hope to revisit past Sundance Film Festival glory

    Getting a movie into Sundance is not unlike making the hurdle into a prestigious school or high-profile street gang: once in, it's almost as tough to get out. When your film is one of 210 being selected from a stack of 8,731 submissions for the country's...
  • Intersecting (and dissecting) cultures on film

    Intersecting (and dissecting) cultures on film
    AN Israeli man and a Palestinian woman fall in love in Berlin against the backdrop of the 2006 World Cup. A white trailer park mom from upstate New York teams with a Mohawk nation woman to smuggle illegal Chinese and Pakistani immigrants into the U.S. A...
  • 'Slumdog Millionaire' wins National Board of Review nod as best film

    'Slumdog Millionaire' wins National Board of Review nod as best film
    " Slumdog Millionaire," Danny Boyle's stirring fable about a young man who reflects upon his poverty-stricken life while competing to win 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants Be A Millionaire," on Thursday was named best film of 2008 by...
  • Michael Stuhlbarg: A 'Serious' awards contender

     
    Michael Stuhlbarg gives such an impressive performance as a 1960s suburban poppa whose life crumbles in "A Serious Man" that he's a good bet to be nominated for best actor at the Golden Globes. The comedy/musical category is light, and the filmmakers...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: PGA reruns most TV nods | Letterman loves 'Brothers' | 'Nine' leads Satellite noms

     
    • Daniel Fienberg delves into Monday's announcement of TV nominees for the 21st annual PGA kudos and discovers, "While the nominees are largely a familiar and traditional lot, without a single new Fall 2009 drama or comedy on the list, the PGA did...
  • 'Dear John'

    The last thing audiences want in their weepies is surprise. "She still loves you, you know," one character says to another at a predestined juncture in "Dear John," echoing so many second bananas in so many weepies past. That love is as pure as the...
  • Dear John

    Dear John
    ½ Waffle (Out of 4) - Dear John is a movie that shows you how shallow people have become in 2010. This isn't a movie about a man and woman falling in passionate, life-changing, mesmerizing and everlasting love. It's a movie about a great set of abs...
  • Reel Critics: Traveling the world via chick flicks

    Reel Critics: Traveling the world via chick flicks
    I was transported to Egypt, Italy, India and Bali in two new chick flicks about two pretty women who fall in love with a handsome stranger. They also manage endless costume changes from just one small bag. It's every woman's dream come true... "Cairo...