| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:55 AM
As an Army brat, Katy Clark describes herself as "from everywhere and nowhere in particular." However, Clark, a 41-year-old IT systems engineer, graphic designer and artist, has managed to create a sense of home in Hampden.
Two years ago, Clark's...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:50 AM
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...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The Academy Award nominations will be announced Jan. 24. So we asked staff who most deserves a nod but will likely be ignored by the Academy.
The dinosaur in"The Tree of Life."It was a tough decision, but he did the right thing.
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:26 AM
The very best movies of the past year went back to the earliest years of cinema for their subject matter, but 100 or so years amount to just a few film frames when you consider that some of the other movies in this 10-best list went back to the dawn of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:20 PM
So many things were shocking about Brad Pitt getting punched in the face by a deranged prankster at the Los Angeles premiere of "Maleficent" on May 28. The brazen, senseless hostility of the act, for one. Not to mention that the same self-described...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
CANNES- Surely moving waves at a largely calm Cannes market, Wild Bunch and Berlin-based Sophisticated Films are bringing Terrence Malick's long-anticipated, 30-years-in-gestation "Voyage of Time" onto the Cannes market.
Having acquired international...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It may sound impossible, but there are some people who don't know anything about Brad Pitt. One of those people was Tye Sheridan, who at 11 was cast as one of Pitt's sons in "The Tree of Life."
Since that breakout turn the Texas native, now 17, also...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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At a certain point, the backcountry stories become a blur. Even when they're well executed, and they usually are, movies like "Winter's Bone" and "Mud" and "Out of the Furnace" and now "Joe" all exist in comparable, dangerous worlds....
| Jan 17, 2014
In my late teens and early twenties, my judgments of certain films and records were not my own, which didn't prevent me from spouting them with a no doubt ridiculous air of authority. My judgments were those of, respectively, Pauline Kael and Robert...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
What turns an ordinary 13-year-old into a seething ball of rage? With "Hellion" -- expanded from her 2012 Sundance-selected short -- Texas-based helmer Kat Candler unpacks the inner turmoil behind acts of trespassing, vandalism and spontaneous...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
There are many reasons investors enter the movie business. "Enticed by Charlie Sheen" isn't usually one of them.
On a vacation to Los Angeles a few years ago, Joe Newcomb, a Texas entrepreneur who has made millions in the fertilizer business, accepted...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Some Oscar categories don't get much respect. Cinematography and sound editing are vital to any film, but many critics say the TV show could do without the presentation of these awards and their behind-the-scenes brethren.
That said, the Academy...