Roger Ebert thinks one of the hottest sex scenes in this year's crop of movies occurs between Sean Penn and Laura Linney in "Mystic River." The visceral force of the moment arises not from graphic…
Ask an indie executive if they think their picture has a shot at an Academy Award nomination, not to mention Golden Globe recognition, and you will often get an uneasy and humble response.
At 10 o'clock on a June evening, the monthly Film Expats meeting revs into high gear. The dimly lit backroom of the Formosa Cafe looks like a crowded elevator with a bar. People call out for drinks…