| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Tilda Swinton is on my list of Top 3 actresses working today. She’s so good that movies I didn’t like (I am Love and Julia) were watchable just because of her performance in them.
I was livid she didn’t get nominated for an Oscar for...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:30 PM
TELLURIDE, Colo. -- The new film “Ginger and Rosa” by English filmmaker Sally Potter screened Friday night at the Telluride Film Festival high in the mountains of Colorado. A tale drawn in no small part from Potter’s own life, the...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Tilda Swinton earned rave reviews - leaving many surprised she didn't score an Oscar nomination, though she was up for a Golden Globe Award - for director Lynne Ramsay's searing drama.
Based on Lionel Shriver's novel, it's about an increasingly dangerous...
| Feb 17, 2009
If Anaïs Nin had a Nikon D3 and every celebrity in town on her BlackBerry, her photos would probably look a lot like those Deborah Anderson shot for the book, "Room 23."
Anderson, a photographer whose distinctive sensuality is located somewhere between...
| Jan 7, 2009
When casting director John Papsidera commenced work on Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" in 2006, he knew that filling the role of the Joker would be among his biggest challenges. After all, no less an actor than Jack Nicholson had played the part...
| Feb 5, 2008
THE Oscar nominees' luncheon -- a long-held tradition at the Beverly Hilton Hotel that usually kicks off the giddy weeks before the televised ceremony -- couldn't quite shake the long shadow cast by the 13-week writers strike, despite news that a...
| Feb 21, 2009
In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release.
| Apr 28, 2009
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Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
| Dec 25, 2008
There's a lot of Gump in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." This meandering parable about a man born old who ages into adulthood, then youth and finally infancy, is a film that meditates on love, aging, death, each to its season. Since it was...
| Dec 23, 2008
| 11:43 AM
In last year's thriller "Zodiac," David Fincher pulled back the curtain on what is possible when a front-rank director applies the right technology in the right way. In telling the story of the frustrating hunt for the Zodiac serial killer, Fincher and...