Well-traveled Oz filmmaker Noyce, the man behind "Dead Calm," "The Quiet American" and "Rabbit-Proof Fence," turned his gaze on South Africa with his latest pic, "Catch a Fire."
Nobody does quiet, roiling domestic drama with quite the razor-sharp insight of Todd Field. His debut feature "In the Bedroom" (2001) -- with its mixture of langorous poetry and suppressed rage…
One could say valor in the face of impossible odds is Oliver Stone's stock in trade. Given the cycle of Vietnam films for which he's best known, and the fact that he's a decorated veteran of that…
The influence of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has rarely been questioned, but some wonder if its hard-earned credibility under current president Philip Berk has been gained at the expense of the…
If Todd Field's movies reveal the keen insight of a short story writer on the level of Cheever, Carver or Alice Munro, the filmmaker arrives at emotional truths with more than a mere appreciation of…
Over the last decade, the critics have not been kind to Oliver Stone. The ambitious "Alexander" might have resulted in the most savage drubbing of his career, and no amount of post-release tinkering…
Seen any good movies lately? At this time of year -- when awards are at stake and word of mouth can help make or break a film -- it becomes a loaded question. A movie can't just be judged as…
Sometimes mere physical presence is enough to hold our attention. Rachel Weisz -- with her raven hair, striking hazel eyes and cameo-soft features -- is captivating, sometimes in spite of the…
Back in the days when actor-turned-director Todd Field was studying at the American Film Institute, in a class that included helmer Darren Aronofsky and current hotshot d.p. Matthew Libatique…
Call them city boys. Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Spike Lee are not only NYU film school's most prominent graduates, they're provocateurs in the most colorful Gotham sense.
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