| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
"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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:01 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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-...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:38 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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...