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  • Film Review: Screen version of Highsmith novel proves fascinating

    Film Review: Screen version of Highsmith novel proves fascinating
    It’s no fun being the protagonist in a Patricia Highsmith novel. The late author’s work is drenched in cosmic irony: you may think you’re basically good, but you’re conning yourself, and God (or your superior force of choice) is about to teach you a lesson. This quality has attracted some of the world’s best filmmakers: from Guy Haines in Hitchcock’s “Strangers on a Train” to Tom Ripley in Rene Clement’s “Purple Noon” and Anthony Minghella’s excellent remake, “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” Highsmith characters reap more than their share of punishment — grand retribution for what they see (rightly or not) as petty crimes.
  • Highsmith's 'Two Faces' caught director's eye

    Highsmith's 'Two Faces' caught director's eye
    American novelist Patricia Highsmith was a master of the psychological thriller who attracted the eye of so many filmmakers. Alfred Hitchcock's 1951 version of her first book, "Strangers on a Train," is one of his cinematic masterpieces. Rene Clement in...

    'Two Faces of January' a twisted tale driven by talented trio

     'Two Faces of January' a twisted tale driven by talented trio
    Ambiguity is the intrigue in "The Two Faces of January," the new thriller starring Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac. Acclaimed writer Hossein Amini, making his feature directing debut, sets it up beautifully on a sun-washed day in Athens,...

    AFI Fest Sets Jessica Chastain-Oscar Isaac's 'A Most Violent Year' as Opening Night Film

    The AFI Fest has set the world premiere of J.C. Chandor's "A Most Violent Year," starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, as its opening night film on Nov. 6 at the TCL Chinese Theater. "J.C. Chandor has put together a remarkable crime drama, which...

    J.C. Chandor's 'A Most Violent Year' to open AFI Fest

    J.C. Chandor's 'A Most Violent Year' to open AFI Fest
    AFI Fest is set to ring in "A Most Violent Year," with writer-director J.C. Chandor's New York crime drama making its world premiere as the festival's opening film. Bowing Nov. 6 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, the latest offering from the...