| 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...
| Feb 6, 2009
By ROGER MOORE
Sentinel movie critic
Here's a look at films with scheduled 2009 release dates -- all dates are subject to change without notice.
Coraline (Focus) The latest animation from Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas) concerns a...
| Jan 28, 2009
" The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," a haunting and unsettling film fable, stars Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett in a tale that spans from 1919 to 2005. Covering so many decades is no easy task for the actors, to be sure, but harder yet, perhaps, for...
| Sep 12, 2008
The best movies by the Coen brothers are deadpan essays in dark comedy, with intricate plots and memorable character performances. Those traits apply to their worst films as well, devilishly dry character studies that can seem like an inside joke...
| Oct 8, 2008
AFI Fest 2008 will present tributes to director Danny Boyle and Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton at ArcLight Hollywood next month.
A screening of Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" will follow his tribute, and an hour of film clips and a Q&A and...
| Oct 29, 2008
Film fans, it's time to get your passports stamped.
When the AFI Fest begins Thursday night, it will kick off 11 days of screenings and events that will bring some of the best films from the international festival circuit here to Los Angeles, including...
| Apr 29, 2008
A spy comedy by Oscar-winning directors Joel and Ethan Coen starring George Clooney, John Malkovich and Brad Pitt will open this year's Venice film festival, organizers said on Monday.
The film, whose working title is "Burn After Reading", tells the...
| May 16, 2008
A potential seven-film dynasty, the "Chronicles of Narnia" franchise so far has preoccupied itself with delivering C.S. Lewis on a blockbuster of a platter. No time for cinematic fluidity or magic: This is business. I realize the first film ("The Lion,...
| Jun 26, 2008
Roman Polanski's adaptation of Robert Harris' "The Ghost" is set to move forward with a star-studded cast led by Nicolas Cage and Pierce Brosnan.
Cage and Polanski will also be joined by fellow Oscar winner Tilda Swinton.
According to Variety,...
| Dec 13, 2007
Though some awards seasons leave voters wondering whether there's enough talent to warrant nominations, let alone awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. apparently had so many favorites it gave nods to them all.
Vying for the 65th annual Golden...
| Dec 12, 2007
There's nothing conventional about Tilda Swinton, who plays the stuffy, uptight corporate exec Karen Crowder in "Michael Clayton."
Not her looks, her personal life, nor her career, which took another leap forward this week when she was nominated for a...