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  • Montreal Film Review: 'Else'

    Arthur Schnitzler's works are so fundamentally rooted in the roiling intellectual and cultural changes of early-20th-century Vienna that they sometimes feel pointless in modern-day updates, the very mixed bag of Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut" being...
  • Kubrick's Rarely Seen First Pic "Fear and Desire" To Go Global Via iTunes

    Stanley Kubrick's first feature, the rarely seen 1953 existential war movie "Fear and Desire," will be going out globally to 75 countries via iTunes following a deal struck with Apple by Italo specialty label Raro Video, marking a rare case of a vintage...
  • BAFTA Honors Sacha Baron Cohen at 2013 Britannia Awards

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will present Sacha Baron Cohen with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards Nov. 9, recognizing his contribution to comedic...
  • 'Maier' doc is worth waiting for

    'Maier' doc is worth waiting for
    Amid the red-carpeted premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival, continuing through the weekend, dozens of smaller pictures fight for attention. See what we can do with a camera? We're worthy of attention too. But sometimes a small picture...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Last of Robin Hood'

    Errol Flynn just might be the role Kevin Kline was born to play, but "The Last of Robin Hood" doesn't do either actor justice, reducing the matinee idol's scandalous final fling -- with 15-year-old starlet Beverly Aadland (an older-looking Dakota Fanning)...
  • The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa

     The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa
    Aside from Mayan temples and Emiliano Zapata's mustachioed visage, perhaps nothing is more emblematic of Mexico's mysterious grandeur than the films of Gabriel Figueroa. In a career that consisted of more than 200 movies in multiple genres, made in...
  • Digging deep into 'The Shining'

    Digging deep into 'The Shining'
    There is nothing especially frightening about Room 350 at the Standard Hotel on the Sunset Strip. It overlooks the pool, with colorful mod décor pleasantly bathed in bright window light. Inside, documentary filmmaker Rodney Ascher is prepared to discuss...
  • 'Room 237' review: A really good movie about a really dense movie

    'Room 237' review: A really good movie about a really dense movie
    ***1/2 (out of four) Perhaps you won’t buy every theory in “Room 237,” a documentary collecting several extensive analyses of Stanley Kubrick’s take on Stephen King’s “The Shining”—a movie no one’s...
  • The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'

    The man behind the people who know the story behind 'The Shining'
    You know the Calumet Baking Powder cans in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining"? You know — the Calumet Baking cans? Lining the pantry of the film's Overlook Hotel? No, no: The baking cans behind all the carnage! Right, those baking cans. What's that,...
  • Movie secrets are there, in the script!

    Movie secrets are there, in the script!
    You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using...
  • 'Shining' students dissect object of their obsession in 'Room 237' ★★★

    'Shining' students dissect object of their obsession in 'Room 237' ★★★
    We are nothing without our obsessions, and Rodney Ascher's "This American Life"-ish documentary "Room 237" intertwines the obsessive, often risible theories of five very big fans of Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining." Take it one of two ways. One: It's a...