| May 28, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Michael Haneke's "Amour" is one of the films that emerged from the Cannes Film Festival with Oscar heat. Which others can try to replicate the feat of 2011's "The Artist"?...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The Cannes Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday, saw bold movies like Holy Motors and Cosmpolis take center stage; they channeled the spirit of The Artist...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Michael Haneke's "Amour," starring Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuela Riva, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday night...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:37 AM
The Cannes Film Festival's lineup was announced in Paris, with Kristen Stewart's "On the Road," Robert Pattinson's and David Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis" and Brad Pitt's "Killing Me Softly" in the lineup....
| Apr 12, 2012
A peppy horror mash-up with existential airs, "The Cabin in the Woods"goes completely nuts in its final half-hour and is all the better for it. Writers lie about this sort of thing constantly, but according to screenwriters Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael...
| Sep 10, 2012
In "Argo," one of the leanest satisfactions of this year's massive Toronto International Film Festival, director and star Ben Affleck anchors a movie based on the true story about how Central Intelligence Agency operative Tony Mendez faked his way into...
| Jul 1, 2012
Five weeks ago, Matthew James Reilly sat for an elegant dinner at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, on the French Riviera. Around him were acclaimed filmmakers such as Alexander Payne, Michael Haneke and many others, and earlier that evening, Reilly himself...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 1:51 PM
With its founder Michael Kutza nearing his half-century mark as leader, the Chicago International Film Festival announced its 48th edition slate Thursday. Heavily concentrated, as it has been in recent years, at the downtown AMC River East 21 multiplex,...
| Feb 24, 2011
In 2008, the committee that oversees the Oscars' foreign-language film category came under withering criticism for avoiding risky movies. Romania's "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a frank account of a young girl's illegal abortion, wasn't nominated, nor...