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  • 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....
  • Alec Baldwin chats: MSNBC show and his 'Seduced and Abandoned' film

    Alec Baldwin chats: MSNBC show and his 'Seduced and Abandoned' film
    Airing Monday night on HBO, "Seduced and Abandoned" is a meta-documentary in which actor Alec Baldwin and his filmmaker pal James Toback take a look at the arbitrary deal-making process behind today's movie business. Toback and Baldwin roamed the Cannes...
  • 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...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Mr. Nobody': Two Sides of Jared Leto

    Audiences can see Jared Leto on Nov. 1 in the role that could win him an Oscar, as Focus Features releases "Dallas Buyers Club." By a happy coincidence, Leto's previous film -- a mind-bogglingly obscure $44 million sci-fi epic called "Mr. Nobody" -- opens...
  • James Toback: HBO's 'Seduced and Abandoned' Is a 'Film Not Like Any Other'

    The Gotham premiere on Oct. 24 of HBO's "Seduced and Abandoned" was not your typical documentary affair. The attendance of A-list helmers Martin Scorsese, Barry Levinson and Bennett Miller as well as a posh filet mignon sit-down dinner at the Porter House...
  • Cannes 2013: Chile's onetime cult king still the wizard of weird

    Cannes 2013: Chile's onetime cult king still the wizard of weird
    CANNES, France — The Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky has made only seven features in his nearly half-century career, but his legendary midnight movie "El Topo," a wigged-out peyote western that played to New York audiences for months in 1970,...
  • Giulio Andreotti dies at 94; seven-time Italian prime minister

    Giulio Andreotti, the seven-time Italian prime minister who dominated Italian politics after World War II, but was tainted by accusations of Mafia ties, died in Rome on Monday after suffering from respiratory problems. He was 94. A lawmaker who lived...
  • Rediscovered Gems Light Up the Screen in Bologna

    The city itself dates back to the Bronze Age, the movies on display only a mere century. Yet it's more than fitting that the film festival known as Il Cinema Ritrovato makes its home in the world's oldest college town, where no sooner has the U. of...
  • 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' raises passion, emotion off-screen too

     'Blue Is the Warmest Color' raises passion, emotion off-screen too
    Passion. Triumph. Heartbreak. Betrayal. Renewal. This describes not only the story told in "Blue Is the Warmest Color" but also in many ways the tempestuous, topsy-turvy saga the French film's director and two lead actresses have themselves faced since...