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  • ‘Hobbit’: Ian McKellen,Tolkien guardian, acting wizard

     
    Ian McKellen speaks in a wise, mellifluous baritone that contains just a hint of impish glee. Over the course of ......
  • ‘Hobbit’ FX wiz Joe Letteri on Gollum, the Goblin King and Azog

     
    The visual effects world has never been the glamorous side of Hollywood, but the artists at Weta Digital charged with ......
  • Ben Kingsley’s Mandarin vs. the 10 best comic-book movie villains

     
    When Oscar winner Ben Kingsley signed on to play the Mandarin in “Iron Man 3,” he joined a legion of ......
  • 'Cloud Atlas' review: A historic mess

    'Cloud Atlas' review: A historic mess
    * (out of four) Hokum of monumental proportions is still hokum. Watch the 6-minute “Cloud Atlas” trailer about 30 times and you’ll have an idea of what it’s like to sit through this epic disaster, which never bores but never...
  • 'Cloud Atlas'? Shrug ★★ 1/2

    'Cloud Atlas'? Shrug ★★ 1/2
    A big-budget film's marketing mission is simple: Eliminate the idea of an unsuspecting audience. Did people know what they were getting when they got "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? Yes. They got what they were shown in the 30-second ads, over and...
  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas
    You will not like this movie. You will not understand this movie. I can prove the second statement, and am merely taking a guess on the first. Tom Hanks had to explain the movie to Letterman last week when Dave said he didn’t get it. He asked if...
  • Film review: 'Cloud Atlas' is worth the ride

    Film review: 'Cloud Atlas' is worth the ride
    David Mitchell's 2004 novel “Cloud Atlas” was ambitious, sometimes confounding, and absolutely riveting. Viewers are likely to find the film “Cloud Atlas” — written and directed by Tom Tykwer (“Run Lola Run”)...
  • Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert teaming up for 'The Maids'

    Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert teaming up for 'The Maids'
    Some casting news is too intriguing to ignore. Cate Blanchett will team up with French film star Isabelle Huppert in a staging of Jean Genet's  "The Maids"  next year at the Sydney Theatre Company in Australia. The company unveiled its 2013 season on...
  • In the moment with Cate Blanchett

    In the moment with Cate Blanchett
    On the surface, Cate Blanchett would seem to be the least Chekhovian human being on the planet. No idle longing for Moscow for this international stage and screen star, whose frequent flier mileage must have broken the million mark since she and her...
  • Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world

    Critic's Notebook: Anton Chekhov for the modern world
    NEW YORK — Anton Chekhov is always with us in the theater. But this summer his work has been especially prevalent, serving as an inspirational model for such contemporary playwrights as Tracy Letts, Andrew Upton and Annie Baker. Having recently...
  • Andrew Upton, minus Cate Blanchett, staying at Sydney Theatre Company

    Andrew Upton, minus Cate Blanchett, staying at Sydney Theatre Company
    Andrew Upton is staying on at the Sydney Theatre Company, assuming the position of sole artistic director starting in January. For the last four years, Upton and his wife, actress Cate Blanchett, have served as co-artistic directors of Australia's most...
  • 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'

    'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'
    After his huge success with the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, director Peter Jackson returns to writer J.R.R. Tolkien's territory with this epic-sized start to a three-film prequel. Martin Freeman plays Bilbo Baggins, swept into a quest by dwarves to...