War-themed films are centerstage on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' shortlist of 15 films that will compete for the five nominee spots in the Oscars' feature-length docu category.
Seal seems almost obstinate in the face of change. "System" reflects the same Seal formula he's been brewing for the better part of 15 years with no great strides forward; if someone said this was…
Magic was in the air at the Variety screening of the family-friendly "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium," starring Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jason Bateman, and newcomer Zach Mills.
A decent ambient effort, Tom Middleton dubs his latest effort "Lifetracks" a "soundtrack for living." But his attempt to create an organic and balanced rhythm throughout the disc flounders a bit as…
At the Variety Screening Series, screen siren Juliette Binoche and director Peter Hedges talked about their latest offering, "Dan in Real Life," which also stars Steve Carell and Dane Cook.
Awards season got underway Monday morning with the announcement of nominees for the Gotham Awards.
Director Terry George realized that to bring John Burnham Schwartz's novel "Reservation Road" to the bigscreen, the success of the poignant drama would rely completely on a strong cast and their…
At the Target presents AFI's 40th anniversary screenings Oct. 3, 10 of Hollywood's biggest stars gathered at the Arclight Theaters to introduce one of their classic films.
If one word could be used to describe the making of "We Own the Night," it would be "perseverance." At the Variety screening series, director James Gray shared the difficulties he had with casting…
At the Variety screening of "Lars and the Real Girl," director Craig Gillespie and actor Ryan Gosling chatted with folks about their unconventional story that follows the courtship of a man and his…
After the Summer of Sequels, theatergoers were finally treated to a franchise that didn't involve masked men, green ogres or mismatched crime stoppers.