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  • What the Road Ahead Looks Like for 'Nebraska' at the Box Office

    For a black-and-white road-trip comedy set in the Heartland, Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" was never a guaranteed winning lottery ticket -- but the popularity of the prolific director, coupled with a buzzed-about performance from Bruce Dern, gave the...
  • 'The Great Beauty' follows a misanthrope in modern Rome

    'The Great Beauty' follows a misanthrope in modern Rome
    Opening on package-tour views of classical Italian architecture set against lilting choral music, "The Great Beauty" abruptly cuts to a screaming Roman disco party swarming with distorted glamour. The disorienting bacchanal is the 65th birthday party...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Sorrow and Joy'

    Sometimes autobiography is best left locked in a drawer rather than developed onscreen, and Nils Malmros' "Sorrow and Joy" is a perfect case in point. Always a helmer who mines his youthful experiences, Malmros maladroitly mirrors his adult self in his...
  • Bruce Dern Talks His Buzzed-About Starring Turn in 'Nebraska'

    Bruce Dern's phone hasn't stopped ringing since he returned home to Pasadena from the Cannes Film Festival in May. The first call, which abruptly woke him, turned out to be his daughter Laura. She'd heard from director Alexander Payne that good news...
  • Watch Wes Anderson's New Short Film 'Castello Cavalcanti'

    Wes Anderson fans waiting with baited breath for his sure-to-be stunningly vibrant (if a little ironically hipster-fueled) "The Grand Budapest Hotel" to be released early next year can get their fix via the Internet: The director has reteamed with...
  • Bernardo Bertolucci revisits 'Last Emperor' in 'innocent 3-D'

    Bernardo Bertolucci revisits 'Last Emperor' in 'innocent 3-D'
    Legendary Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci is a commanding figure at the age of 73 as his wheelchair rolls into a private dining room at a Beverly Hills hotel. He's wearing a wide-brim hat and aviator sunglasses, but over an espresso, he proves to be...
  • Sparks' 'The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman' moves ahead with Guy Maddin

    Sparks' 'The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman' moves ahead with Guy Maddin
    A film translation of “The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman,” a 2009 radio drama by L.A. pop duo Sparks turned 2010 concept album turned 2011 sparsely staged theatrical production, is moving forward with Canadian director Guy Maddin at the helm....
  • 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' rises above its controversy ★★★ 1/2

    'Blue Is the Warmest Color' rises above its controversy ★★&#9733 1/2
    Watching "Blue Is the Warmest Color," it's as clear as day: The young actresses sharing top prize with their director at the Cannes Film Festival subjected themselves to several months of moviemaking hell to achieve the emotional, sexual, physical and...
  • 'Omar' tops APSA Nominations

    Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad's "Omar" topped the nominations list for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, with nods in three categories. The tense drama received nominations for best actor (Adam Bakri), best cinematography (Ehab Assal) and best film....
  • AFI Fest 2013: Full program, including world cinema, announced

    AFI Fest 2013: Full program, including world cinema, announced
    Over a dozen films eligible for the foreign-language prize at next year's Academy Awards will play in Los Angeles next month. On Tuesday, AFI Fest announced that 15 of the selections in its world cinema program are 2014 Oscar submissions. Organizers...
  • Quentin Tarantino to appear at AFI Fest tribute to Bruce Dern

    Quentin Tarantino to appear at AFI Fest tribute to Bruce Dern
    Quentin Tarantino will appear as part of the tribute to actor Bruce Dern on Monday at the AFI Fest in Hollywood. Dern appeared in Tarantino's Oscar-winning "Django Unchained." Dern has been busy this award season in support of his role in Alexander...
  • James Toback on How He Talked Alec Baldwin, Ryan Gosling and Martin Scorsese into 'Seduced and Abandoned'

    One evening this past spring, just before leaving New York for the Cannes Film Festival, James Toback was sitting in his Upper East Side apartment watching Game 6 of the Knicks vs. the Pacers in the NBA Playoffs, the TV volume muted and Bruchner's ninth...