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  • London Film Review: 'The Last Impresario'

    A gloriously English answer to "The Kid Stays in the Picture," "The Last Impresario" pays documentary tribute to a London theater and film producer whose life is just one happy ending short of a neatly scripted biopic arc. Triumphing over adversity,...
  • Uncut Version of 'Nymphomaniac' to World Premiere at Berlin Film Festival

    LONDON -- The uncut version of "Nymphomaniac Volume I" will world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, where it will play out of competition. Director Lars von Trier is expected to attend the screening. The shorter version of Von Trier's pic will be...
  • 'The Past' is very much present for Asghar Farhadi, Berenice Bejo

    'The Past' is very much present for Asghar Farhadi, Berenice Bejo
    The hustle and bustle of the annual awards circuit can have unintended results, such as creating unlikely introductions. "The Past," which opens Friday in Los Angeles, brings together Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi and French Argentine actress...
  • 'The Umbrellas of Cherbourg' ★★★★

    Maybe this is true of most films worth revisiting. But each time I see "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" after a few years have passed, its qualities and cumulative impact are never quite what I remembered. It's a tougher-minded creation than its reputation...
  • '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...
  • '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 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...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • 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...