| Mar 6, 2014
| 1:52 PM
To the small but choice list of films that gracefully mix a passion for food with other potent emotions — think "Babette's Feast," "Eat Drink Man Woman," "Big Night," even "Ratatouille" — you can add one more: "The Lunchbox."
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Over a 20-year career making stylized, often genre-tinged films, Danny Boyle has been known to look at a well-worn area in new and dynamic ways.
With a potential Steve Jobs movie, he could be taking on a worthy subject.
The British auteur is in...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Sam Schwartz, co-founder of the powerhouse film and TV composer agency Gorfaine/Schwartz, has been collecting art for 15 years. But judging by the veritable museum he and his wife Shanit call home, you'd think it was more like a lifetime.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Jerry Maguire Goes to India" or "Slumdog Fireballer" must have been the high-concept pitch for baseball drama "Million Dollar Arm," but the highly enjoyable result isn't nearly as opportunistic as it sounds -- even if it is, in part, a portrait of a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle is in early talks to direct Sony's Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs."
Scott Rudin is producing, with Aaron Sorkin penning the script based on the Walter Isaacson biography "Steve Jobs," to which Sony acquired the rights...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:59 PM
From the land that gave the cinema world Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman comes a plan for pressuring filmmakers to correct decades of gender stereotyping and sexism.
Four independent Swedish cinemas, in collaboration with the state-funded Swedish Film...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Snowflakes hit the Sahara in “Aladdin and His Winter Wish,” now turning the Pasadena Playhouse into a surefire seasonal oasis. Although this second annual holiday romp from Lythgoe Family Productions (“A Snow White Christmas”) is...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Daniel Radcliffe, the young actor who rose to movie fame as Harry Potter, is set to dump his flying broomstick for a more conventional mode of transport, playing runner Sebastian Coe in a British film about Coe's fierce rivalry with Steve Ovett.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Race, Bogie and the Duke are themes of upcoming gatherings for Cinema Talk at the Crest series, presented by WLRN radio’s Caroline Breder-Watts and the Palm Beach International Film Festival at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts.
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:35 AM
"Her," Spike Jonze's quirky love story about a lonely man and his warmhearted computer operating system, was named best picture of 2013 on Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. Jonze also won best director.
"Spike Jonze is one of...