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  • Tribeca 2014: 'Black Coal,' Dior doc set for festival premieres

    Tribeca 2014: 'Black Coal,' Dior doc set for festival premieres
    Golden Bear winner “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” a Sam Rockwell-Marisa Tomei dramedy and a documentary about the legacy of Christian Dior will debut at the Tribeca Film Festival when it kicks off next month, organizers announced Tuesday. “...
  • Reel China: Lauded 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' hopes for audience at home

    Reel China: Lauded 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' hopes for audience at home
    BEIJING -- The Chinese Film “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” which took home the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival last month, has cleared censorship and will arrive in mainland theaters March 21. But the question now hanging over director Diao...
  • In op-ed, James Franco weighs in on Shia LaBeouf's erratic behavior

    In op-ed, James Franco weighs in on Shia LaBeouf's erratic behavior
    It was only a matter of time before James Franco, the actor, writer and director who can sometimes treat his career as an ongoing performance piece, weighed in on the recent antics of ShiaLaBeouf, who has recently taken a page out of Franco's playbook...
  • 'Grand Budapest Hotel' cast on Wes Anderson's latest 'dreamscape'

    'Grand Budapest Hotel' cast on Wes Anderson's latest 'dreamscape'
    One of the chief pleasures of watching a Wes Anderson movie is being immersed in the idiosyncratic, slightly off-kilter worlds he creates. The director's latest effort, "The Grand Budapest Hotel, whisks the audience to a fictional country in pre-World War...
  • Wes Anderson is off in a new world with 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Wes Anderson is off in a new world with 'Grand Budapest Hotel'
    More than just about any other major American filmmaker working today, writer-director Wes Anderson doesn't so much make movies as create worlds. Each of his films takes place in its own strange sovereignty, whether the Texas prep school of "Rushmore,"...
  • Review: 'Child's Pose' presents a savage mother-child reunion in a corrupt Romania

     Review: 'Child's Pose' presents a savage mother-child reunion in a corrupt Romania
    "Child's Pose" sounds like something simple and easy, but don't be fooled. This stunning film from Romania, exceptionally written, directed and acted and winner of the Berlin Film Festival's prestigious Golden Bear, is anything but uncomplicated. A...
  • Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio

    Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio
    BEIJING — In the mid-1980s, Wu Tianming's star was on the rise. With China opening up to the world after the Cultural Revolution and Mao Tse-tung's death, he had found success as director of movies including "Life" and "The Old Well" and as the head...
  • Renee Zellweger Joining Daniel Craig in 'The Whole Truth'

    Renee Zellweger is in talks to star opposite Daniel Craig in indie courtroom thriller "The Whole Truth." Variety first reported in late January that Craig had signed on to the project in late January, a week ahead of the Berlin Film Festival. "The Whole...
  • Box Office: '300′ Sequel Muscles Toward $40 Mil Opening Ahead of 'Peabody & Sherman'

    Warner Bros.-Legendary Pictures' swords-and-sandals epic "300: Rise of an Empire," tracking in the low-$40 millions, and Fox-DreamWorks Animation's "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," which should gross somewhere in the $30 millions, will keep the overall box office...
  • EU Film Festival offers rich travelogue

    EU Film Festival offers rich travelogue
    Judging from its finest recent films, modern-day Romania strangles minute by minute on its own petty bureaucracy, its ingrained, weary sarcasm and resentments and the uneasy societal forces destined to keep its people under the gun, playing into their...
  • Film Review: 'Things People Do'

    "There ain't no sin, there ain't no wrong, there's just things people do," opines a washed-up detective (Jason Isaacs) to an unemployed insurance adjuster (Wes Bentley) turned armed robber in what is, remarkably, one of the least heavy-handed moments from...
  • Female Directors Dominate French Film Showcase

    French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...