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  • Lars Von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac' Unveils Very Explicit Trailer

    The first full trailer for Lars Von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" has been released, and it's exactly how you'd picture it. The trailer shows several different sex acts and contains brief nudity, so it's definitely NSFW. Film stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia...
  • Review: 'Out of the Furnace' beautifully captures bare-knuckle lives

    There is an unnerving moment deep inside the working-class drama "Out of the Furnace" when a primal scream cuts short an old argument between two brothers. Ripped from the emotional core of the younger, a burned-out Army soldier, Rodney Baze, played by...
  • Christian Bale reduces inner fire to ashes for 'Out of the Furnace'

    Christian Bale reduces inner fire to ashes for 'Out of the Furnace'
    The Rust Belt town of Braddock just outside of Pittsburgh is the sort of blue-collar enclave where factories once gave residents the promise of lifelong jobs at good union wages — the kind of place where resilience and character were more highly...
  • 'Out of the Furnace': Revenge tale fueled by strong cast ★★ 1/2

    'Out of the Furnace': Revenge tale fueled by strong cast ★&#9733 1/2
    "Out of the Furnace" is a lot of movie, a lot of it good and pungent. In the first hour especially, its many moving parts keep a sprawling ensemble cast busy and engaged. Christian Bale and Casey Affleck play Russell and Rodney, sons of a dying...
  • Film Review: Grim 'Furnace' is out of original ideas

    Film Review: Grim 'Furnace' is out of original ideas
    Writer/director Scott Cooper made his feature debut four years ago with “Crazy Heart,” a hubris-downfall-redemption story that won Jeff Bridges the best actor Oscar he deserved for numerous earlier roles. Like its predecessor, Cooper's new...
  • Sundance Unveils 2014 Premieres, Documentary Premieres

    An unusually strong international flavor pervades the Sundance Film Festival's Premieres slate, with new pictures from British helmer Michael Winterbottom, Irish directors Lenny Abrahamson and John Michael McDonagh, Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn, Welsh-...
  • 'The Hobbit' y 'Out of Furnace'

    'The Hobbit' y 'Out of Furnace'
    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug * * * El refrán que dice "segundas partes nunca fueron buenas" parece desmentirse con The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Superando las debilidades del primer capítulo de la serie, este filme recupera la magia y...
  • Reel Critics: 'Furnace' a searing vision

    Reel Critics: 'Furnace' a searing vision
    Bleak, depressing but powerful, "Out of the Furnace" throws you into the smoldering fire of hard people in hard times. Christian Bale and Casey Affleck are outstanding as blue-collar brothers Russell and Rodney Baze. They live a depressing existence in...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' to Open Berlin Film Festival

    LONDON -- The 64th Berlin Intl. Film Festival will open at the Berlinale Palast on Feb. 6 with the world premiere of Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel." The film recounts the adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at a famous European...
  • Cannes 2014: Sofia Coppola, Willem Dafoe among jury members

    Youth-friendly, English-language directors and film personalities from Asia will anchor the main competition jury at the Cannes Film Festival when it gets underway next month. Filmmakers Sofia Coppola, and Nicolas Winding Refn will serve on the jury, as...
  • What 'Nymphomaniac' says about director Lars von Trier

    What 'Nymphomaniac' says about director Lars von Trier
    Lars von Trier is in many ways the central casting version of an international art house filmmaker. Or maybe a "Saturday Night Live" parody played straight. Often giving himself the role of the provocateur, Von Trier makes films that dare to examine the...