Memo to Steve Burke from Peter Part: Your sweeping changes at Universal last week reflect a recognition that two elements have been missing at the movie studio over the past two decades: a strategy…
A revelatory performance by 29-year-old rising star Felicity Jones ("Like Crazy") is the chief but hardly only virtue of this tastefully mounted and brilliantly acted Dickens tale.
LONDON — The London Film Festival will close on Oct. 20 with the European preem of “Saving Mr. Banks,” the story of how “Mary Poppins” was brought to the big screen. Pic is directed by John Lee…
After making the festival rounds over the past year, including New York's Stony Brook Film Festival where it won the grand prize in Aug., 2012, "AKA Doc Pomus," about the songwriter behind such hits…
Kristin Scott Thomas easily upstages Ryan Gosling's near-catatonic turn in this reunion of "Drive" director and star.
"Annie Hall" remains celebrated for the scene in which Woody Allen and Diane Keaton's spoken words are wittily contradicted by their thoughts presented in subtitles. Four years later, Peter Nichols's…
After driving massive growth for Disney since 2005, why should Bob Iger step aside in 2015?
Composer Thomas Newman, frequent Oscar bridesmaid (10 noms including Pixar favorites "Finding Nemo" and "Wall-E"), has two films in contention: the Indian-flavored "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"…
Exploring the disturbing ripple effects of a false sexual-abuse accusation, this absorbing if not particularly innovative picture will fit snugly into the recent run of solid Danish dramas that have…
Amy Westcott and Laura Mulleavy were both blown away when they first saw the climax in "Black Swan" in which Natalie Portman's ballet costume takes on a life of its own as she loses her grip on…