“Boyhood,” Richard Linklater’s 12-years-in-the-making epic of childhood, won four prizes from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. on Sunday: best picture, director, actress for Patricia Arquette and…
Few filmmakers of late have seemed less willing to go gentle into that good night than Paul Schrader.
Kevin Bacon, Keanu Reeves and Eli Roth are among the bigger names aiming to generate buzz and raise gooseflesh in the Park City at Midnight sidebar at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, the lineup of…
Will a foreign-language film ever win an Oscar for best picture? The odds looked a bit more favorable when, in 2009, the Academy opted to increase its top category to 10 nominees — a tactic that was…
A funny thing happened on the way to Park City: The general upsurge of comedians in the independent film world wound up playing a major role in shaping the 2015 Sundance Film Festival program…
Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne are effusive talkers on any number of subjects, but good luck getting them to shut up about the best movie they’ve seen recently — a marvel of beautifully observed…
Impeccable craftsmanship and sober restraint have been brought to bear on "Unbroken," Angelina Jolie's handsomely wrought but cumulatively underwhelming portrait of Louis Zamperini.
"It's not even that good a story," Moses grumbles early on in Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings," shortly after learning of the mysterious events that transformed a lowly Hebrew slave into a…
If some movies leave you feeling in need of a shower afterward, then nothing short of a colonic will do after a viewing of "The Mule."
The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but they wind up revealing far too little in "Big Eyes."