| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:30 AM
"Man, this is so cool!"
That was Jeff Bridges' reaction Saturday night to receiving the King Vidor award for excellence in filmmaking at the 20th San Luis International Film Festival. "It's wonderful to be acknowledged for my work like this," he added....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:55 PM
Film critic Stanley Kauffmann, who in the 20th century helped define movie reviews as an intellectual form, died of pneumonia Wednesday at St. Luke's Hospital in New York. He was 97.
His death was announced by the New Republic, the politics and...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
20th Century Fox has released the first image of its biblical pic "Exodus" with Christian Bale as Moses. Directed by Ridley Scott, the film offers a new take on the classic story. The photo features Bale on a horse with a statue of Rhamses being built...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When asked if there's a silver lining to the dystopian Chicago of "Divergent," Ansel Elgort and Veronica Roth got scientific.
"Does it snow there?" asks Elgort, who plays Caleb, brother of Tris (Shailene Woodley).
"Yes," says Roth, the suburban-Chicago-...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Robert Duvall first came to Texas when he was 10, a San Diego military brat on a visit to his mother's family. It would be his first time on a horse, and his first encounter with the people he would later come to know so well....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Here’s how strong these past few months have been for cinema. If you took the new movies of five top directors who didn’t make DGA’s list of nominees Tuesday—say, Spike Jonze, the Coen brothers, Alexander Payne, J.C. Chandor and...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Don't even try to put it down!" wrote New York Times critic Janet Maslin when movie wunderkind Robert Evans produced a memoir that Entertainment Weekly called "One of the greatest Hollywood Tell-alls!"
If you've been keeping up, you know that this hit...
| Jan 18, 2014
E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:00 PM
These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?"
And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics.
The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:47 PM
After the last Grammy was handed out Sunday, the dash toward one of the night’s countless post-show parties was immediate. It was the last night of partying till the wee hours to celebrate big wins -- or drown those losses with an open-bar cocktail....