While the Engish-language broadcast and cable nets sought to up their games this summer, Univision proved to be a major scene stealer by notching a ratings milestone that underscores the increasingly…
To: Hollywood and the Motion Picture Academy Re: Oscar’s insults to visual effects I see that you didn’t take my advice about playing up vfx on the Oscars. Ratings are up anyway. Congrats! But before…
The late-year steering committee meeting of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science's visual effects branch is always a long night. This past November, though, things got heated as well.
In "The Croods," the upcoming pic from DreamWorks Animation, the eponymous caveman family's response to anything new -- literally -- is for the dad to shout, "Form your kill circle!" and for the…
When a childless Canadian couple takes on five Ukrainian siblings, ages six to 19, the difficult process of adoption is only part of the story in years-in-the-making docu "High Five: A Suburban…
Why is it that in 2012, we still need a Women's Impact list? Women were given the right to vote in 1920 and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed gender discrimination in the workplace. Surely by now…
Paul Thomas Anderson's longtime fascination with souls in extremis achieves a teasing, richly unsettling apotheosis in "The Master."
Tommy Lee Jones is preparing to move from one secretive agency to another, as the "Men in Black 3" star is in final negotiations to play an FBI agent in Luc Besson's darkly comedic actioner…
Not precisely mumblecore, since its dialogue hurtles along without pause, this fully scripted outing milks its characters' knee-jerk inanity to humanitarian ends.
Docu has impressively distilled an enormous topic down to its essential building blocks.
"Eve & the Fire Horse" reps an exceptional feature debut for young helmer-scripter Julia Kwan, who loosely based this film on her own experiences growing up Chinese in the pre-multicultural Vancouver…
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