| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:38 PM
In India’s long fight for independence, the first defeat of the British came not at the hands of soldiers but those of untrained teenagers, led by a schoolteacher, in 1930. This piece of history is the subject of “Chittagong,” the...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 31 - Nov. 6 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies â€˜THE CRAZIES': Timothy Olyphant plays a small-town sheriff with a......
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Plowing through the latest edition of Production Weekly, I see nary a Florida film shoot on the slate, which was my reaon for checking it. We aren't giving away money like Louisiana and Georgia, so there's still a lot more production in those states. A...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:31 AM
The first screening of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" came just weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11. The movie had been in the works for years, the first in a trilogy based on novels that had been written decades earlier, of course,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Deepa Mehta and Mira Nair first met in a swimming pool in Amritsar, India, when they were children, not knowing at the time that they would become two of India's most influential filmmakers. Now the two women, who are eight years apart, will be coming to...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Ken Burns, Alex Gibney and Julien Temple headline the Toronto International Film Festival's documentary lineup this year, a program that also features work by Marina Zenovich and Matthew Cooke.
Fans of nonfiction film can take in movies on everything...
| Oct 18, 2009
Ewan McGregor's next films are surrounded by controversy. There's Roman Polanski's unfinished film "The Ghost," a thinly veiled indictment of Tony Blair. The satirical "The Men Who Stare at Goats," also featuring George Clooney and Jeff Bridges, alleges...
| Feb 19, 2007
Director: Sue Kramer, making her feature debut. The UCLA film school graduate also wrote the screenplay.
Synopsis: Romantic comedy about a tightknit brother (Thomas Cavanagh) and sister (Heather Graham) who fall for the same woman.
| Feb 21, 2009
Shekhar Sahni has a cocky air, a music player filled with Hindi tunes and a swagger befitting someone who's beaten the odds in a culture where it's drummed into you early to accept your fate.
The 21-year-old grew up on India's rough streets and dreams of...
| Mar 4, 2007
Jacinda Barrett is 5 feet, 10 inches in her stocking feet. She has a teal-colored tattoo on the inside of her right ankle and her face—girlish and soft on film—is carved and somewhat angular in person. Although her chocolate-brown eyes...
| Aug 21, 2008
A U.N.-backed movie on poverty made of eight segments by directors including Jane Campion and Wim Wenders will make its world premiere at the Rome Film Festival later this year, organizers said Wednesday.
Titled "8," the movie aims to raise awareness...