If Joel Edgerton has one piece of advice to aspiring actors, it's this: always be sure to check your inbox. "I found an email the other day from my old agent in London, that I'd just sort of…
After paying elaborate tribute to Italian giallo horror films in his 2012 "Berberian Sound Studio," British director Peter Strickland applies much the same formula to the high-toned Euro…
Like most actors, Michael Keaton claims he doesn't enjoy watching himself in his own movies. But when it comes to his buzzy starring role in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," which Fox…
The Lumière Festival's Claude Sautet retrospective is being presented under the banner "The Age of Sautet (1960-95)," and that just about says it all. In the years he was active, few French directors…
From the brothers Warner to the brothers Weinstein, the movie business has long been a fraternal affair, though sibling director teams (Coen, Hughes, Wachowski) are a relatively new concept.
Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families…
The good-vibing '60s are slip-sliding away in Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice," and along with them a certain idea of pre-Vietnam, pre-Manson California life.
The scares are cheap but periodically effective in "Annabelle," a cut-rate spinoff from James Wan's superlative haunted-house hit "The Conjuring."
There's nothing new under the moon in "Dracula Untold," a decorous but dull origin story that attempts to turn history's most famous vampire into a kind of male Maleficent.
"When you buy something made of ivory, where does the money go?" asks an onscreen question at the start of Kathryn Bigelow's "Last Days," a remarkable three-minute PSA on the subject of elephant…