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Show Me the Movies: Festival Preview

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
A Variety “Breaking News” alert arrived via email trumpeting, “Venice Joins Oscar Race with ‘Philomena,’ ‘Gravity,’ ” and just like that the race is on to tantalize and tease critics and audiences with the first bite, that world premiere of the titles that will likely be on the lips of film’s tastemakers during the awards season.   

'Boardwalk' Barrels Beyond Atlantic City for Season Four

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
As HBO’s gripping period piece Boardwalk Empire (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday) returns for a fourth season, months have passed since last year’s explosive finale. It’s February 1924. Nucky Thompson has been lying low, eventually making peace with mob boss Joe Masseria.  

Adore

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Coco Before Chanel director Anne Fontaine and screenwriter Christopher Hampton (Dangerous Liaisons, A Dangerous Method) tackle Doris Lessing’s novella (“The Grandmothers”) about Roz (Robin W  

Riddick

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Writer-director David Twohy teams up once again with Vin Diesel for another installment in the continuing adventures of the perpetually hunted Riddick (Diesel), an against-all-odds survivor, who,   

The Artist and The Model

0 Comments · Thursday, August 29, 2013
Director Fernando Trueba (Belle Epoque and Chico & Rita) teams up with co-writer Jean-Claude Carrière (The Unbearable Lightness of Being and 1990’s Cyrano de Bergerac) for the story of an eld  

Closed Circuit

0 Comments · Thursday, August 29, 2013
 Screenwriter Steven Knight has the narrative nose of an investigative journalist. His screenplays for films like Dirty Pretty Things and Eastern Promises took audiences down dark alleyways com  

Getaway

0 Comments · Thursday, August 29, 2013
Racing dangerously along the same well-worn paths of the BMW online series The Hire with Clive Owen as the mysterious no-name Driver and Jason Statham’s The Transporter franchise, Academy Award nomi  

The Grandmaster

0 Comments · Thursday, August 29, 2013
Ip Man (Tony Leung), known as the martial-arts master who trained Bruce Lee, takes center stage in this sumptuously choreographed epic from Wong Kar-wai (In the Mood for Love and My Blueberry Nigh  

One Direction: This Is Us

0 Comments · Thursday, August 29, 2013
The boys in One Direction bring their brand of musical hijinks to Madison Square Garden, capturing the behind the scenes anecdotes of living and playing on the world stage while trying to maintain  

Struggling to Maintain All that is 'Still Mine'

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 28, 2013
In Still Mine, writer-director Michael McGowan presents us with Craig Morrison (James Cromwell), an 80-something farmer, a tireless and practical man with a large family and an even larger kingdom, which he manages with common sense and hard-earned experience.  

The New FXX Features Young Adult Fare

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Starting Monday, FX spawns a new young adult network, dubbed FXX. FX’s hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and The League will make the jump to the new network along with the nightly talk show Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
  

James Ponsoldt Breathes Dramatic Life into the John Hughes Teen Formula

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The Spectacular Now’s Sutter (Miles Teller) leads a good life, a damned good life for an onscreen high school senior. He may seem all too familiar to those of us weaned on the John Hughes teen comedies of the 1980s, because if you squint and tilt your head to the left a little, Sutter is the modern-day incarnation of Ferris Bueller.
  

Fall TV Preview

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Critically acclaimed favorites, new premieres and chilling falltime series promise a great lineup onscreen this season. Check out a few highlights.  

Blackfish

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
It’s impossible to watch this psychologically astute documentary without being moved to sadness or even outrage. Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite clearly intends Blackfish as call to arms of sort  

In a World

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Witness the emergence of Lake Bell into the swelling ranks of multi-hyphenate women in the world of independent films. Joining the parade of women including Amy Seimetz, Greta Gerwig, Ava DuVernay