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  • Film Review: 'Set Fire to the Stars'

    Dylan Thomas knew the transcendent power of great art: "The world is never the same," he famously said, "once a good poem has been added to it." The world, it has to be said, does not look terribly different after viewing "Set Fire to the Stars," a...
  • Toby Jones, John C. Reilly Join Matteo Garrone Pic (EXCLUSIVE)

    Italo auteur Matteo Garrone ("Gomorra") has added Toby Jones, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Stacey Martin ("Nymphomaniac") and Bebe Cave ("Great Expectations") to previously announced key cast Salma Hayek and Vincent Cassel of his English-language...
  • James McAvoy's 'Filth' Gets North American Distribution

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to James McAvoy's British black comedy "Filth" and plans a spring release. "Filth" has already opened in the U.K., where it is the year's second-highest grossing R-Rated film. The cast includes Jamie...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Therese'

    Serviceable but uninspired, this latest version of Emile Zola's much-adapted 1867 novel "Therese Raquin" sends its characters to their doom on schedule without stirring much sense of tragedy or emotional involvement. Admittedly, the author called his...
  • Film Review: 'Southcliffe'

    A raw, inconsolable anguish cuts through the artfully scrambled layers of "Southcliffe," an uneven but powerful four-part study of a small English village reeling from the all-too-believable tragedy of a mass shooting. Following his masterful 2011 debut...
  • Film Review: 'Filth'

    For a film boasting only marginally fewer producers than it does speaking roles, there's something impressively unguarded about "Filth." Sophomore helmer Jon S. Baird's needfully messy adaptation of "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh's 1998 bestseller...
  • Scarlett Johansson Takes On Judi Dench at British Indie Film Awards

    LONDON - Scarlett Johansson goes head to head with Judi Dench in the contest for best actress at the Moët British Independent Film Awards. Nominations were unveiled Monday by Ewan McGregor. Dench, who is nommed for "Philomena," and Johansson, who is...
  • 'Starred Up' tops British Independent Film Awards nominations

    'Starred Up' tops British Independent Film Awards nominations
    The drama "Starred Up" earned the most nominations for the 16th Moet British Independent Film Awards on Monday morning, receiving eight, including best film, best director for David Mackenzie, best actor for Jack O'Connell and supporting actor for...
  • Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'

    Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'
    Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael...
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
  • FFF 2011 movie review: Meek’s Cutoff

     
    In the Golden Age of the TV Western, any one of a hundred hack writers on the payroll at any production company in Hollywood would have told the story of “Meek's Cutoff” in a brisk hour, commercials included. That writer would not have skipped...
  • When it comes to characters, 'Harry' lures Britain's best

    When it comes to characters, 'Harry' lures Britain's best
    The answer is "Dame Judi Dench." The question? Name one British character actor of note who hasn't made an appearance/collected a check from the Harry Potter movies. With the news that the great Bill Nighy (Love, Actually, Underworld) will play Rufus...