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  • Crashing the Oscars

    The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney Poitier and Steven Spielberg are usually there. Serious stuff.
  • It's thrilling to be here, really

    They still come to Sundance, the performers do, even in a year like this one, a year when the festival faces an unusual danger: being overshadowed in its hometown. For in less than a month, about 32 Winter Olympic events, one third of the total, will...

    How did the best film actor of his generation wind up making action movies?

    How did the best film actor of his generation wind up making action movies?
    NEW YORK — Last week I sat in a lit, crowded multiplex theater near Times Square, awaiting a preview screening of "The Equalizer, "director Antoine Fuqua's big-screen adaptation of the '80s TV series. A few minutes before the movie began, a couple...

    Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth' revisited by Criterion Collection

    Violent, blood-soaked and filled with nudity, Roman Polanski's 1971 film version of "Macbeth" was intended to be a cinematic jolt -- a raw, realistic portrayal of medieval power plays that would be worlds away from the genteel restraint typically accorded...

    James Franco in 'Of Mice and Men' coming to cinemas in November

    The recent Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" starring James Franco received mixed to negative reviews from critics but nonetheless proved to be a box-office success, recouping its $3.8-million initial investment. In November, Franco...