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  • Telluride Film Review: 'Prisoners'

    The wages of sin, guilt, vengeance and redemption weigh heavy on the characters of "Prisoners," a spellbinding, sensationally effective thriller with a complex moral center that marks a grand-slam English-lingo debut for the gifted Quebecois director...
  • Telluride Film Review: '12 Years a Slave'

    Had Steve McQueen not already christened his previous picture thus, "Shame" would have been the perfect one-word title to capture the gut-wrenching impact of his third and most essential feature, "12 Years a Slave." Based on the true story of free black...
  • Early Oscar Buzz: '12 Years a Slave,' 'Prisoners' Rock Telluride

    The 40th edition of the Telluride Film Festival has provided solid awards-season launches for "12 Years a Slave" and "Prisoners" -- both last-minute additions to the lineup as "sneak" screenings. "12 Years a Slave," the 19th century real-life drama...
  • Toronto: 'Prisoners' Director Makes 2-Year Deal With Alcon

    On the eve of the Toronto Intl. Film Festilval, Alcon Entertainment and "Prisoners" director Denis Villeneuve have closed a two-year overall deal. The deal calls covers Villeneuve's writing and directing services over that period and can be extended by...
  • 'Looper'

    Time travel gets clever twists in writer-director Rian Johnson's ("Brick") enjoyable fantasy-adventure, as Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis play the younger and older incarnations of the same futuristic character, a professional killer. His older...
  • 'For Ellen' review: To make a short story long ...

    'For Ellen' review: To make a short story long ...
    ** (out of four) There may be a terrific short film living inside “For Ellen,” writer-director So Yong Kim's drama about rocker Joby Taylor's (Paul Dano) last-ditch effort to connect with his estranged 6-year-old daughter, Ellen (Shaylena...
  • Nick Flynn's search for lost time

    Nick Flynn's search for lost time
    In Nick Flynn’s new book, “The Reenactments,” the memoirist and poet delivers a meditation on the peculiar experience of watching his life story become a movie. Starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul Dano, the Paul Weitz-...
  • Looper

    Looper
    The night I saw the screening of Looper, Joseph Gordon-Levitt was on a late night show discussing it. He had a hard time describing the plot. I’m guessing most people will, but the premise is rather simple. In the future, time travel was discovered....
  • 'Ruby Sparks'

    'Ruby Sparks'
    Also the film's writer, Zoe Kazan ("It's Complicated") cleverly designs fitting characters for herself and her real-life beau Paul Dano to play in this engaging comedy-fantasy. After also working with directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris on...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
  • Movie Review: The Extra Man, fresh to DVD

     
    Kevin Kline's post-Academy Award career hasn't been the most glorious. The performances were often there, but the acclaim and box office rewards, not so much. But every so often, a piece comes along tailor made for the man, and “The Extra Man,&#...