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  • The fall’s “It” girl? Andrea Roseborough

     
    One thing you miss out on when you skip the fall-makes-its-bow Toronto Film Festival is the anointment of the fall phenoms — the coronation of Colin Firth, the arrival of Peter Dinklage as a movie star, Sofia Coppola as a star director or a Carey...
  • Sally Hawkins is the belle of the ball at the Toronto Film Festival

     
    She's hardly a household name in America, but Sally Hawkins is a major rising star in British film and theater circles, perhaps best known for her 2008 Golden Globe winning performance in Mike Leigh's "Happy-Go-Lucky." Now she's a big hit......
  • Mike Leigh blasts BAFTA and Oscars

     
    Notoriously candid director Mike Leigh really let loose when I sat down with him at the Toronto International Film Festival and asked him what he thought about showbiz awards. He's grateful for the love he gets from Yankee and European kudos, but —...
  • Sally Hawkins in 'Made in Dagenham': Finally, an Oscar bid?

     
    Poor Sally Hawkins. Her perky performance in "Happy-Go-Lucky" earned her best-actress trophies in 2008 from the Golden Globes, New York Film Critics Circle, L.A. Film Critics Assn. and the National Society of Film Critics, but she wasn't nominated at...
  • Weekend Movies: 'Harry Potter' and 'The Next Three Days'

     
    New movies are wisely staying out of the way of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," this weekend, except, of course, for Russell Crowe's -- his thriller "The Next Three Days" is the other lone wide release. Whether Crowe's (and Elizabeth...
  • Movie Review: Made in Dagenham

     
    What, exactly, was “Made in Dagenham,” the gigantic Ford factory in the UK, back in 1968? Nothing less than equal rights for women, Nigel Cole's “Norma Rae from the UK” suggests. It's a cheeky and uplifting “inspired-by-a-...
  • Movie Review: Another Year

     
    “Life's not always kind, is it?” a sympathetic character says, trying to comfort a friend in “Another Year.” But in the films of Mike Leigh, there are almost always kind people, sympathetic even — generally working class...
  • Movie review: 'W.E.'

    Movie review: 'W.E.'
    "W.E.," Madonna's second go at directing a feature film, leaves one wishing she'd find other creative outlets for those times when she's bored with the pop-star life. A new fashion line? Another documentary disassembling her latest truths and dares? What...
  • 'Our Idiot Brother' review: Don't judge a person by his beard

    'Our Idiot Brother' review: Don't judge a person by his beard
    *** (out of four) If Tigger were slower, calmer—and human—he might be like Ned (Paul Rudd), a likable optimist who’s never held a steady job and isn’t that concerned about it. His sisters (Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily...
  • PASSINGS

    Simon Channing Williams British film producer Simon Channing Williams, 63, a British film producer who made a string of acclaimed movies with director Mike Leigh, died Saturday after battling cancer for several years, his London production company...
  • Oscar shutouts and surprises: who defied the odds

    Oscar shutouts and surprises: who defied the odds
    Each year, the Oscar nominations result in a pleasure-pain split in Hollywood. There's the "You like me, you really like me!" jubilation for those whose work gets honored. Then there are the bruised egos of those who early on had been touted as Oscar...
  • In 'Amreeka' and 'Big Fan,' the personal is potent

    In 'Amreeka' and 'Big Fan,' the personal is potent
    Some things change at the Sundance Film Festival, but not everything. There may now be more cab companies licensed than in New York City and a Jumbotron screen installed at the foot of Main Street to broadcast the inauguration, but the festival's search...