More agitated editorial than elegant documentary expose, Erwin Wagenhofer's "Alphabet" argues that the modern educational system squelches children's capacity for imagination, turning them into…
Danish director Andreas Johnsen's "Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case" picks up where Alison Klayman's "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry" left off, serving as not just an update, but an even more galvanizing call for…
"Blue Is the Warmest Color" is a lesbian love story directed by a straight man, and it shows.
The race for noms is open and could orchestrate surprises.
Vince Vaughn sheds his boorish comedic persona in this heartfelt celebration of the act of parenthood, presented under radically exaggerated circumstances.
"The Hunger Games" featured kids killing kids for sport. Its sequel, the far superior "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," rewrites the rules, which not only makes for a more exciting death match, but…
Of the year's 10 top-grossing films, three fit what the Academy celebrates via its 13-years-young animated feature category: "Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University" and "The Croods."
Thousands of crime movies have made it clear: When things go bad, self-respecting criminals keep their mouths shut. Elegant yet empty, "Paris Countdown" illustrates the consequences of violating that…
Audiences can see Jared Leto on Nov. 1 in the role that could win him an Oscar, as Focus Features releases "Dallas Buyers Club." By a happy coincidence, Leto's previous film — a mind-bogglingly…
On Nov. 1, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will unveil a fresh restoration of Nicholas Ray's "Rebel Without a Cause" — just one of several recent LACMA events spotlighting the work of Martin…
This Orson Scott Card adaptation presents an electrifying star-wars scenario, as well as a higher pedagogical message about tolerance, empathy and coping under pressure.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- John Madden on Releasing Jessica Chastain Political Thriller ‘Miss Sloane’ in Trump era U.S.
- Playback: Dev Patel on ‘Lion’ and Diversity’s Double-Edged Sword
- ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Silence,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Among AFI Awards Official Selections
- Last Year’s Oscar Winners, This Year’s Contenders Land Grammy Nominations