Hats off to Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy for creating a joyous and heartbreaking film filled with all the horrors and triumphs of a life of poverty. This Dickensian fable beautifully juxtaposes…
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Everybody talks about Robert Downey Jr.'s performance, which I think was fantastic, but overlooked is Gwyneth Paltrow. Her subtlety, with which she did that role, was exceptional.
"Milk" has an incredible sense of time and place; it makes you feel as if you are right there walking down the Castro in bellbottoms in the mid-1970s. "Milk" is also the first mainstream picture that…
"The Wrestler" is a story of a guy who knows he's done nothing. Who's achieved nothing. Mickey Rourke's character has no nice clothes. No home. And yet, just out of his reach is anything and…
Wall Street investment fund Passport Capital is blocking a share dilution by eSun, the holding company that owns Hong Kong film producer Media Asia.
"West Side Story," "Nashville," "Midnight Cowboy," "Five Easy Pieces" -- they don't have much in common, except as I viewed them in my youth, I was transported into a world that defined its rules…
This is such a moving and technically astounding film on so many levels.
Although there were many great traditional films this year, the one I loved the most was pure, magical and animated.
Jeffrey Nachmanoff's "Traitor" is a classic thriller that takes off like a bullet and puts you on the edge of your seat all the way through.
Staffers on Gallic pubcaster France Televisions have again gone on strike to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy's post-8 p.m. ban on advertising on channels France 2, 3, 4, 5 and radio station RFO…
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "Frost/Nixon" lead in the longlists for the British Academy Film Awards with 14 nominations each.