| May 20, 2013
| 7:18 AM
CANNES, France — Whatever its commercial fortunes when it opens in the U.S. this December, "Inside Llewyn Davis" already has won the acclaim sought so ardently by the fictional folk singer of its title, the latest charismatic loser in a long,...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Remarkable how two words, scribbled nearly a century ago about a 16-year-old Lake Forest debutante, can evoke a whole country, its hypocrisies and promises, its aspirations and crushing realities.
Last week, the University of South Carolina posted...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Baz Luhrmann's big-screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel "The Great Gatsby" isn't set to hit theaters until May 10, but long before the first flapper has flapped, it's become one of the most name-checked, on-trend, fashion-influencing...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" is widely recognized as a literary masterwork. Yet as even the book's editor, Maxwell Perkins, said to Fitzgerald about a draft of the 1925 novel, the title character "is somewhat vague."
Hazy doesn't work in...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:23 AM
It's only fitting: F. Scott Fitzgerald lived in the south of France, and now his most famous character, Gatsby, is heading there.
Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" will open the Cannes Film Festival on May 15, festival organizers announced...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The summer moviegoing season is a time for superheroes, explosions — and marketing tie-ins. Some are a common-sense pairing of cinema and brand — "Fast & Furious 6" and Dodge, "The Hangover: Part III" and Caesar's Palace Las Vegas —...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Carey Mulligan has emerged as the most likely candidate to portray a young Hillary Clinton in the indie drama "Rodham."
Mulligan, who portrays Daisy Buchanan in "The Great Gatsby," has not signed on for the role but is expected to meet shortly with...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
"Carlos" helmer Olivier Assayas is set to shoot his first film in the U.S. -- "Hubris," an action-packed crime thriller set against the backdrop of organized crime in Chicago in the 1970s.
Former MK2 exec Charles Gillibert ("On the Road"), who recently...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Not bad, old sport.
Warner Bros. 3D adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" has reached the $100 million mark at the U.S. box office after 14 days of release.
"Gatsby," directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, has taken in...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The sounds of the early 1960s folk music revival float on the air like a strange, intoxicating perfume in the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis," a boldly original, highly emotional journey through Greenwich Village nightclubs, a bleak New York winter,...
| May 19, 2013
| 1:53 PM
CANNES, France -- In close to three decades of filmmaking, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen have shared a lot of looks. But with "Inside Llewyn Davis," which had its premiere in Festival de Cannes competition Sunday, one particular glance said it all.