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  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Reveals First Films

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section has selected its first films. It unveiled 19 titles on Thursday out of a total 50 pics that will be in the program, which favors innovative and alternative pics. Among the pics confirmed so far are...
  • Review: 'The Smurfs 2' lives up to predecessor's mediocre standards

    Right down to the brute functionality of its title, "The Smurfs 2" may be the platonic ideal of a major studio sequel — no markedly better or worse than the first and with just enough difference to lay claim to being something new. Just as with...
  • 'The Raven'

    'The Raven'
    The macabre works of Edgar Allan Poe get revisionist twists - as does legendary novelist Poe himself, as played by John Cusack - in director James McTeigue's ("V for Vendetta") crafty thriller. A killer is using Poe's stories as his modus operandi,...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • Breakfast gets interesting -- 'Albert Nobbs' exclusive clip

     
    Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) brings the heavy-drinking house doctor, played by Brendan Gleeson, his morning “eye-opener.” The two “men” share a private moment -- could Albert be considering taking a wife?...
  • Golden Globes: We predict Sunday's film winners

     
    Who will be beaming from the Golden Globes stage on Sunday and who will be pretending to smile while being insulted by Ricky Gervais? We predict the movie categories today and return tomorrow with a look at the Globes' television slate....
  • Around Town: Max von Sydow plays chess with death again

     
    One of international cinema’s most acclaimed actors, Max von Sydow, best known for his iconic work for director Ingmar Bergman, visits the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre on Monday evening....
  • Movie Preview: Albert Nobbs

     
    A woman living her life as a man, a waiter, in 19th century Ireland. Glenn Close is earning Oscar buzz based on her great career and just a few clips of “Albert Nobbs,” and has been all year. She co-wrote it. Mia Wasikowska, Jonathan Rhys...
  • Celebrating Flann O'Brien

     
    Underappreciated author Flann O'Brien is moving into the spotlight: his centenary will be celebrated in Ireland this weekend, and a film adaptation of his first novel may be on the way....
  • 'Shame, 'Tinker' lead British Independent Film Award nominations

     
    Tomas Alfredson's adaptation of John Le Carre's spy thriller, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," Steve McQueen's NC-17-rated drama, "Shame" and Paddy Considine's drama, "Tyrannosaur" lead the 14th British Independent Film Award nominations Monday morning with...
  • Movie Preview: Safe House

     
    Denzel is the agent who “went rogue,” Ryan Reynolds is the low-level functionary running a safe house for the CIA in South Africa. That's where Denzel is taken. That's where others make their move on him, putting the rogue and the rookie on...
  • Oscar contenders — Where do we stand?

     
    As awards season gets underway, there's much talk surrounding “The Descendants,” the new one from Alexander “Sideways” Payne, and Spielberg's “War Horse,” along with the lingering noise being madeĀ  for “Moneyball....