| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Somehow, the culture has twisted the hunt for happiness into a need to travel ... the world.
Maybe that's just Hollywood shorthand, but every Walter Mitty seems to think that "the answer" lies in an effort to "Eat, Pray, Love" your way through a lot of...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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Survivor The reality competition hosted by...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Billy Connolly and Robin Williams discussed their shared Parkinson's disease diagnoses shortly before the latter comic's suicide, and Connolly believes Williams was trying to say goodbye to him in a call days before his death.
"He was diagnosed after me...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:50 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A lady vanishes and is soon presumed dead, but it's her marriage that winds up on the autopsy table in "Gone Girl," David Fincher's intricate and richly satisfying adaptation of Gillian Flynn's 2012 mystery novel. Surgically...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:42 AM
By Patricia Reaney
NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Cannes has its coveted prizes
and Sundance its lucrative deals, but the New York Film
Festival, unencumbered by awards or marketing, says its mission
is simple: to present the year's best in world cinema....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has released a preview for the "Gone Girl" soundtrack two weeks before the movie hits theaters, and it's fittingly eerie.
Reznor scored the David Fincher film with co-composer Atticus Ross, marking the trio's third...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:30 PM
In "Hector and the Search for Happiness," Hector (Simon Pegg) is a psychiatrist with a touch of Walter Mitty in him. He daydreams about being a WWI pilot, but other than the need for this little indulgence in childhood fancy, he seems to have an ideal...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:20 AM
In "Hector and the Search for Happiness," a bedtime story for the eternal man-child, Simon Pegg plays a psychiatrist who lives in a world of WASP male privilege yet remains dissatisfied with his existence.
Hector's premature bout of midlife crisis...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Pundits like to compare the Toronto International Film Festival and the awards season it kicks off to a modern presidential primary. We know the big names coming in--they have, after all, in a sense declared their candidacies months before-- so the...
| Sep 12, 2014
Fall is a festive season, if the weather cooperates and the art direction is right. It's festive in other ways, too, unrelated to falling leaves and russet tones.
Autumn can mean movies of serious value — awards value, end-of-year "best" list...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
My Old Lady
A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...