| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Three cheers for the Golden Globes, which nominate 10 lead film actors, twice the number of most other kudos handouts. This year, when good work is abundant, it's welcome news that the Globes' two categories (drama and comedy/musical) offer recognition...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"The Hunt," Thomas Vinterberg's child-abuse-themed drama, starring Mads Mikkelsen, will represent Denmark in the race for the foreign-lingo film Oscar.
"The Hunt" was a Cannes contender in 2012, when Mikkelsen -- who is cast against type in the role --...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The academy's deadline for foreign-language film submissions is Tuesday, Oct. 1, and though this is a category that has often stymied common sense and gone against the critical consensus, it's safe to say that Sony Pictures Classics has an excellent...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:22 PM
"A Hijacking" is as lean, focused and to the point as its title. A cargo ship is hijacked in the middle of the Indian Ocean, and this expertly done, ultra-tense Danish thriller places you in the middle of the action in the most intense way. Gripping...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:07 PM
"A Hijacking" is as lean, focused and to the point as its title. A cargo ship is hijacked in the middle of the Indian Ocean, and this expertly done, ultra-tense Danish thriller places you in the middle of the action in the most intense way.
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:24 AM
"Holy Motors," an exuberant jape as well as a beautiful ode to the movies, to play-acting and to Paris, comes from the French writer-director Leos Carax, re-teaming here with actor Denis Lavant. Lavant got robbed at the Cannes Film Festival this year,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" earned 10 nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards early -- including best film, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actor for Tommy Lee Jones and supporting actress for Sally Field -- while Tom Hooper's musical ...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 9:42 PM
These final episodes of “Stargate Universe” are especially bittersweet for Mike Dopud.
Dopud’s character, Lucian Alliance officer Varro, finally earns the trust of his shipmates on the Destiny in “The Hunt,” the latest...