Festivals are never just about the movies, or about the people who program them: They're a vibrant meeting place where filmmakers, critics, curators and buyers mingle.
At some point in the 1980s, Burt Reynolds came face to face with the fact that maybe he shouldn't keep trying to play the kind of leading-man roles that had been his stock-in-trade for more than 30…
When Sony Pictures Classics releases "The Lady and the Duke" Stateside in the spring, the unconventional historical treatment may come as a surprise to Eric Rohmer's small but faithful U.S. audience.
Decades from now, when Julianne Moore looks back on her career, she'll probably cast a particular eye on the year 2001, when she seemed to be everywhere, acting in every kind of movie.
A filmmaker who repeatedly declared in his work that cinema is dead, a revolutionary anti-capitalist who alienated virtually everyone who had joined him in the anarchistic and collectivist movement…
On the face of it, Joel Silver would seem to have little to complain about. He's produced a slew of blockbusters ("Die Hard," "Lethal Weapon," "The Matrix"); he's worked with some of the biggest…
As it did with so many young filmmakers, the Venice Intl. Film Festival was early to acknowledge the art of Polish director Andrzej Munk, whose "Men of Blue Cross" won best first film in 1955…
Nobody badgered Picasso with questions like "Pablo, when you gonna knock off with the paint brushes already?" So people should probably stop asking Jack Valenti if he's planning to retire.
The Venice Intl. Film Festival has made all the difference for some small films.
Eric Rohmer is being honored at this year's Venice Intl. Film Festival for his lifetime achievement in the cinema. For some of us cinephiles, this gesture of formal recognition is eminently well…
The summer's biggest B.O. videogame movie, "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," will come into play on video Nov. 13 with an unusual bonus on the rental-priced videocassette version: an extra featurette.
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