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  • Review: 'Contempt' and the disappearance of love

    Review: 'Contempt' and the disappearance of love
    The paradox of Jean-Luc Godard's remarkable "Contempt" is that it is perhaps the French director's most atypical film as well as one you won't be able to forget. Starring the once-in-a-lifetime cast of Brigitte Bardot, Jack Palance, Michel Piccoli and...
  • From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia

    From 'Titanic' with Buddhist monks to Spielberg in Saudi Arabia
    In a canvas tent in the Himalayan foothills, where winter breaths drifted in the twilight, Tibetan monks, their feet dangling from benches, watched a pirated copy of "Titanic." The diminutive men, camped along a rutted road leading to the Dalai Lama's...
  • Penelope Cruz, Julio Medem Team on 'Ma ma'

    PARIS - Penelope Cruz will topline and co-produce "Ma ma," the next film by one of Spain's most prominent auteurs, L.A.-based Spanish director Julio Medem ("Sex and Lucia," "Room in Rome"). An intimate woman's drama, laced by moments of comedy, "Ma ma"...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Stalingrad'

    The steamroller that is Fyodor Bondarchuk's 3D extravaganza "Stalingrad," bulldozing its way through B.O. records in Russia and China, is big, loud and full of explosions. It's also awash in stereotypes, and lacks any characterization more than a...
  • Lionsgate's Michael Burns: 'Catching Fire' Director Francis Lawrence 'Hit It Out of the Park'

    On Nov. 18, the Nokia in downtown Los Angeles hosted the sixth premiere in eight days for Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." After all that travel director Francis Lawrence allowed that he was a bit jet lagged -- and energized at the same...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Seventh Code'

    "Seventh Code" is a minor entry in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's corpus, a quirky one-hour caper designed to showcase singer-actress Atsuko Maeda as a seemingly nutty young woman smitten by a shady guy in Vladivostok. Given the pic's slight attributes, it's all...
  • In Theory: Illegal immigration: WWJD?

    There are some 11 million undocumented people in America. Arguments rage about what can be done about them, from deporting each one to awarding citizenship depending on length of time in the U.S. In the story of the good Samaritan, Jesus overturned the...
  • Out of the Blue: If ancient Rome can be progressive, so can we

    While the contentious Village Entrance Project continues to raise everyone's blood pressure, a pleasant little surprise slid through the City Council on Tuesday: City staff has succeeded in procuring a Caltrans grant for $180,000 to fund the Laguna...
  • Venice: Elle Driver Buys Italian 'Art'

    Paris-based sales company Elle Driver has acquired all international territories outside Italy on ambitious Italo animation drama "The Art of Happiness," by Alessandro Rak, which opened the International Critics' Week here at Venice. Pic for adult...
  • Zesty Italians

    Zesty Italians
    Splashy restaurant debuts attract a lot of attention, no surprise there. But today we take a look at two quiet newcomers, low-key neighborhood Italians with impeccable culinary credentials: J. Rocco, which opened in mid-May in River North, and Tre Soldi,...
  • Demme's "Fear of Falling" To World Preem At Rome Fest

    The Rome Film Festival has secured the world preem of Jonathan Demme's "Fear of Falling" which reunites Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, following their cult collaborations on Louis Malle's "My Dinner with André" and "Vanya on 42nd Street." The...
  • Toronto: Paul Haggis On Why the Reception to 'Third Person' Might Echo 'Crash'

    Oscar winner Paul Haggis isn't pulling his punches about the anticipated reaction to his romancer "Third Person," which premiered Monday night at the Toronto Film Festival. "People are going to either love it or hate it, like 'Crash,'" Haggis told...