Month: May 2011

It isn’t totally out of the realm of possibility that some of the performances seen at Cannes next week will be forgotten come Oscar time. That they play at Cannes gives them a bit of a jumping off point – ...

Chris Ordal’s modest, sweet-hearted biopic concentrates on Herd’s mid-’90s attempt to making a paying job out of an artistic impulse that threatens to bankrupt his family. After years of trying to sell aerial photographs of his work at open-air markets ...

Opens October 7. (thanks to Kevin Klawitter)

EW has been given an exclusive clip from the Tree of Life. It hints at an atmosphere of hazy grace but frankly, as carefully as samplings are being doled out, I’d expect a glimpse with better video quality.

This seems to be bothering some people on Twitter and elsewhere, but it’s pretty much the least of my worries. I trust Time-Warner a lot more than many other mega-media conglomerates, and anyway, what if I don’t? There are other ...

2011 Sundance Audience Award Winner

Best Play Good People Jerusalem The Motherf**ker with the Hat War Horse Best Musical The Book of Mormon Catch Me If You Can The Scottsboro Boys Sister Act

I’m not a religious guy, but confess this time of year I do sometimes issue a silent prayer, “Please exceed my expectations.” Looks like maybe one of the Norse Gods was listening. Thor is enjoying good early buzz from online ...

No doubt this news item generated a spirited hullabaloo and no small degree of consternation among movie bloggers in February, 1935. Paris, Feb. 4., Louis Lumiere, aged 81, who 42 years ago invented one of the earliest moving picture cameras, ...

Featuring our lifelong pal, David Carr. Oscar doc race is already looking, once again, like the category featuring the best films of the year. It’s usually the doc race or the foreign language race, or the shorts. ¬†Very rarely is ...

*There are some spoilers here. Most of which you have probably already read about…but to be safe: spoiler warning! I’ve learned quite a bit this year at the Tribeca Film Festival. Every film festival, I learn that planning, in almost ...

We already reported late last year that Kathryn Bigelow was working with The Hurt Locker screenwriter Mark Boal on a Black Ops project, before Tom Hanks and Johnny Depp thrust their high-profile Triple Frontier into a brighter spotlight. After last ...

And if that’s not funny enough for you, go watch the red band version after the fucking cut.

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