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  • 29 literary films to fill your holidays [Updated]

     
    A list of 29 top literary films, from 1982 to 2010....
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
  • Kiefer Sutherland talks ‘24′ movie, new Internet series

     
    Broadway must agree with Kiefer Sutherland. The "24" star, looking in super shape, popped in this morning on "Live! With Regis and Kelly" to promote the Broadway revival of "That Championship Season."...
  • Kiefer Sutherland enlisted as Shorty Awards presenter

     
    Kiefer Sutherland will be a presenter at the 3rd Annual Shorty Awards honoring Twitter content producers. Kiefer Sutherland has a web-only Hulu series, The Confession," premiering as well....
  • Movie Preview: ‘Melancholia’

     
    “Melancholia” is a Lars Von Trier film, so suck it up, maybe drink a shot before hand, and wade in. A wedding, an undiscovered planet, angst and fear of the unknown, writ small and large. Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Gainsbourg,...
  • Movie Preview: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier Spy

     
    The greatest spy novel of them all was once a classic British TV mini-series, and now has been remade as an all-star period piece set in the Cold War '60s. Colin Firth, Bill Nighy, John Hurt, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, and as John Le Carre's canny...
  • Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

     
    The finale to the Harry Potter saga is, like most of the films in the series, a bit of a slog. But it's a generally satisfying slog — two hours of wrapping up loose ends, saying fond, if not exactly tearful farewells and Harry facing his destiny...
  • Potter at the Oscars? The speculation begins…

     
    It begins with a whisper, and the funereal, foreboding tone of its early scenes grab you and tell you that this Potter picture has a high-mindedness that maybe some of the earlier installments did not. Within minutes, I was thinking “Have they got...
  • Venice Film Festival rewind: Clooney, Winslet, Madonna and more

     
    The Venice International Film Festival was packed with stars this year, including the gang from "Contagion," who brought their infectious disease thriller to canals in the form of Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon and wife Luciana Barroso, Lawrence Fishburne...
  • 'Brighton Rock' is old-school with fresh charm

    Graham Greene created a chilling portrait of a young gangster Pinkie Brown in his novel, “Brighton Rock.” He also co wrote the landmark 1947 noir British film that starred a young Richard Attenborough as the calculating and sadistic Brown....
  • 'Merlin' & 'Harry Potter' connection grows

    'Merlin' & 'Harry Potter' connection grows
    The list of the season's "Merlin" guest stars who have appeared in the "Harry Potter" films grows Friday when Harry Melling steps into "The Sorcerer's Shadow." Melling, who has played Harry Potter's magic-hating cousin, Dudley Dursley, wields his own...
  • Bringing Big Bill Broonzy back into the spotlight

    He was one of the most celebrated blues artists of his era, a visionary Chicago singer-songwriter who mentored Muddy Waters, introduced the music to Europe and inspired no less than Eric Clapton, Ray Davies and Pete Townshend (as they've all acknowledged)...