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  • Culture Watch: 'Earthwork' starring John Hawkes

     
    While the work is not going to win over the art world (he makes representational images out of crops, like the Iowa "landscape" at right), the film is that rare portrait of an artist that does not end in drunken tragedy nor indulge in the artist-as-genius...
  • For ‘Winter’s Bone’ music, an extended season

     
    Marideth Sisco and Blackberry Winter are playing traditional Ozark Mountains music, featured in the evocative 2010 film, on a tour that stops this week in Hollywood. What happens when you’re a musician who can qualify for the senior discount at........
  • Academy adds 178 new Oscar voters– Cooper, Butler and Russell Brand among them

     
    I can't recall the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences adding quite so many people to its voting ranks at one time. But they have, from Mila Kunis and Jennifer Lawrence to Gerard Butler, Bradley Cooper and Russell Brand. Jesse Eisenberg, Wes Studi...
  • One Song: Wooden Shjips' 'Lazy Bones' rides a single relentless riff

     
    A seemingly simple formula is seldom as engaging as when the San Francisco group does it. Wooden Shjips, “Lazy Bones” “Lazy Bones” rides a single, relentless riff all the way through its four minutes, a distorted bass, drum and...
  • Today’s screening: Martha Marcy May Marlene

     
    This thriller, a hit at Sundance, features John Hawkes in a heavy turn. Elizabeth Olson, Sarah Paulson and Hugh Dancy also star. A paranoid young woman hides out with relatives, on the run from people she encountered, drew her in (cult) and then scared...
  • Today’s interview: Rising star Elizabeth Olsen, sister of Ashley and Mary-Kate

     
    Elizabeth Olsen is 22 and star of the Sundance buzz thriller “Martha Marcy May Marlene,” in which she plays a paranoid young woman staying with her estranged sister, hiding the news that she might have been in a cult before coming there. A...
  • Olsen twins sis’ ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ off to solid start

     
    "Martha Marcy May Marlene" got off to a solid start at the box office this weekend, collecting $137,541 from four theaters....
  • Movie Review: Martha Marcy May Marlene

     
    The call comes out of the blue, by pay phone, the prodigal younger sister calling her estranged older sibling. “Where are you? Where have you been?” “Upstate, I think,” is all the confused young woman can manage. Or is that...
  • ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’: damage intrigue cult art

     
    Viewer beware: “Martha Marcy May Marlene” will disturb you. It will have you saying “oh my God” out loud and curled into a little ball come the closing credits. It will have you craving comfort food and hugs. It is absolutely a...
  • Plummer? Pitt? Oscar's supporting actor race wide open

     
    A category full of questions: Will voters reward the relevance of “Margin Call”? How about a nomination here for Brad Pitt’s best acting work of the year? Has resistance to motion-capture performances started to crumble? Will anyone...
  • 'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist' top contenders for Spirit Awards [Updated]

     
    Writer-director Jeff Nicols' apocalyptic drama "Take Shelter" and the black-and-white silent film "The Artist" emerged as top contenders for Film Independent's 2012 Spirit Awards Tuesday morning, earning five nominations each. Both films were nominated in...
  • Sundance Film Festival unveils its 2012 competition lineup

     
    Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...