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  • David Morrissey cast as The Governor in 'The Walking Dead'

    David Morrissey cast as The Governor in 'The Walking Dead'
    AMC announced Friday that British actor David Morrissey will play The Governor in the network's hit series, "The Walking Dead." The BAFTA Award nominee may be best known for his starring role in the original British series "State of Play" and for...
  • 'Higher Ground' review: She fought the Lord, and the Lord won?

    'Higher Ground' review: She fought the Lord, and the Lord won?
    *** (out of four) Are penises and clitoral stimulation really part of God’s plan? Should women avoid preaching so as not to seem like they’re teaching men? Corinne (Vera Farmiga) considers these and other questions as her commitment to...
  • 'Contagion' review: It's a tense, germ-y world out there

    'Contagion' review: It's a tense, germ-y world out there
    *** (out of four) A woman (Gwyneth Paltrow) lies dead on an examination table. Her head has been opened up to reveal not congealed self-satisfaction and vegan muffins (like in Paltrow’s actual head) but evidence that a new disease has done some...
  • En cartelera: Contagion y Drive

    <b>En cartelera:</b> Contagion y Drive
    Contagion **1/2 Steven Soderbergh se ha destacado por nadar con igual eficacia en las turbias aguas del cine comercial (Ocean Eleven, Erin Brockovich) y en las mansas corrientes del cine Indie (Sex, Lies and Videotape, Che), pero cuando intenta...
  • Q&A: Did 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' star Elizabeth Olsen say John Stamos tickled everyone in L.A.?

    Q&A: Did 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' star Elizabeth Olsen say John Stamos tickled everyone in L.A.?
    When she returned to school at NYU over the summer, nothing was different for “Martha Marcy May Marlene” star Elizabeth Olsen. Well, one thing was different. “There was one time when I had to miss class because I had to go to a...
  • 'Martha Marcy May Marlene' review: Remarkably, fascinatingly creepy

    'Martha Marcy May Marlene' review: Remarkably, fascinatingly creepy
    ***1/2 (out of four) Talk about two very different lives. Now Martha’s (Elizabeth Olsen) at a cozy Connecticut lake house with her sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson) and brother-in-law Ted (Hugh Dancy) with no responsibility and a tendency toward anti-...
  • Earthworks

    Earthworks
    In Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner hears a voice that says “If you build it, they will come.” He then ruins his cornfield crops to build a baseball field. This doesn’t make his wife happy, or the bank. They were on the verge of taking...
  • Short film festival at the Wadsworth, plus Martha Marcy May Marlene

    Short film festival at the Wadsworth, plus Martha Marcy May Marlene
    The Short Short Story Film Festival Nov. 5-6. Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum, 600 Main St., Hartford. (860) 278-2670, thewadsworth.org. Martha Marcy May Marlene Opens Nov. 4. Palace/Cinema City, Hartford; Criterion, New Haven; Bethel Cinemas; Fairfield...
  • Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'

    Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'
    The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
  • 'Breaking Bad' Breaks Back in March

    AMC has set a return date for its series "Breaking Bad," while HBO has put the new comedy series "Eastbound & Down" on its schedule. "Breaking Bad," for which Bryan Cranston won an Emmy last year, will begin its second season on Sunday, March 8. Cranston...
  • FFF Movie Review: Winter’s Bone

     
    Winter’s Bone (4 stars ) is  the best film at this year’s Florida Film Festival. It’s a Frozen River-style journey into rural Southern poverty, where kin and clan mean more than law and order, but also where “We take care of o...
  • Summer reading: Electric Literature's Andy Hunter on Narnia and more

     
    Andy Hunter is the editor-in-chief of Electric Literature, a new literary journal available simultaneously electronically and in print. Electric Literature -- which in its first three issues has published short fiction by prizewinning authors Michael...