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  • '12 Years a Slave' leads Film Independent Spirit Award noms

    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," the acclaimed, unflinching look at the brutality of slavery in America, earned the most nominations Tuesday for the 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards. The film received seven nominations including, best picture,...
  • Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' ★★&#9733 1/2
    "Inside Llewyn Davis" takes place in winter 1961, just before Bob Dylan makes the scene. The scene is the Greenwich Village folk music universe, a few finite blocks of an island that, in the hands of cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel, looks and feels like a...
  • Oscar Isaac's singing experience helps him go 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    Oscar Isaac's singing experience helps him go 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
    The Coen brothers' new film, "Inside Llewyn Davis," covers one drain-circling week in the life of a marginally successful folk singer in 1961 New York City, inspired in part by the memoir of folk personality Dave Van Ronk. But to be clear, Llewyn...
  • '12 Years a Slave' receives seven Spirit Award nominations

    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," the acclaimed, unflinching look at the brutality of slavery in America, earned the most nominations Tuesday for the 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards. The film received seven nominations, including best picture,...
  • Coen brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' is winner at Gotham Awards

    Coen brothers'  'Inside Llewyn Davis' is winner at Gotham Awards
    NEW YORK -- The Gotham Awards handed their best feature award to a surprise contender Monday: the Coen brothers' folk-music tale "Inside Llewyn Davis." "Fruitvale Station," the movie about an unarmed young man who was fatally shot at an Oakland train...
  • The Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' aims to keep 1960s folk scene real

    The Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' aims to keep 1960s folk scene real
    NEW YORK — A single song bookends "Inside Llewyn Davis," the forthcoming film from Joel and Ethan Coen about a week in the life of a struggling singer in the New York folk scene of the early 1960s. It's a gentle guitar ballad starring a dangling...
  • 'Romeo and Juliet' still smells like teen (or 20-plus) spirit

    Casting age-appropriate actors for Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was never practically possible. The roles of the tragic lovers have traditionally been played by actors older than the adolescent characters. A look back at some notable movie and stage...
  • Joel and Ethan Coen in a duet about 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    Joel and Ethan Coen in a duet about 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
    "Inside Llewyn Davis," the Coen brothers' latest movie, shines a light on the early-1960s Greenwich Village folk scene, focusing on a struggling folk singer (Oscar Isaac, a revelation) who can't get a handle on his career or personal life. T Bone...
  • '12 Years a Slave' earns three Gotham Independent film nominations

    The movie awards season got into gear Thursday morning with the nominations for the 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards. Likely Oscar contender "12 Years a Slave" earned the most nominations with three: best film, best actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor and...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Lead actors Redford, Isaac earn nods

    Golden Globes nominations: Lead actors Redford, Isaac earn nods
    Don't get him wrong: Even after more than 50 years in the business, Robert Redford was thrilled early Thursday to hear he was nominated for a Golden Globe award. But that didn't mean he was ready to let the news interrupt his sleep schedule. When news...
  • For Golden Globes, defining what is a comedy is serious business

    A spiteful, drug-addicted matriarch with mouth cancer can't find her husband. A folk singer has nowhere to sleep and few paying gigs. A depressive alcoholic thinks he's won some money, but he hasn't. If these plots don't sound comical, well, you must...