In "Anomalisa," an inspirational speaker in crisis checks into Cincinnati's (fictional) Al Fregoli hotel, named for a delusional condition in which paranoiacs believe that those around them are not…
Venice Film Festival
Alternative gender identity is a hot topic in contemporary cinema, surrounding interest in which could secure a larger audience than might otherwise be expected for advertising-schooled Italian…
VENICE – Entering their Venice press conference to cheers from a rump of fans, Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult talked about love, film choices and director Drake Doremus' direction of actors in…
VENICE — Even before Eddie Redmayne scooped a best actor Oscar for his studious, fully immersed inhabitation of Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything,” there had been talk that he could…
A year after Eddie Redmayne proved his incredible capacity for reinvention in "The Theory of Everything," the freckle-faced Brit pulls off the ultimate identity overhaul as "The Danish Girl."
Apart from the image of Jesus hanging from the cross — which, incidentally, is the first thing we see in Italian director Piero Messina's "The Wait" — perhaps the most instantly recognizable scene in…
Pugnacious grass-roots advocacy and community organizing form the backbone to Frederick Wiseman's iconic immersion in the life of a Queens, NY neighborhood.
Imagine "Die Hard" as told from the point of view of one of the terrified office workers huddled under her desk while angry Germans hold Nakatomi Plaza hostage.
Positioning itself as one of the main vendors of Latino cinemas in general and Mexican and Spanish cinema in particular, Madrid-based Latido Films has acquired world sales rights to Arturo Ripstein's…
Dogs have clearly become an avant-gardist’s best friend. First Jean-Luc Godard delivered a funny 3D valentine to a pooch named Roxy Mieville in "Goodbye to Language," and now the New York-based…
It's a line often spoken in war-at-home dramas, as returning soldiers struggle to relate to unscarred civilians: "You can't imagine what it's like out there."