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The EnvelopeTonight, the Italian composer Ennio Morricone will receive an honorary Oscar. The Internet Movie Database lists 504 films and television shows that he has scored (and two more that have been announced). Among the well over 400 features, five of those...
Tags: Luciano Berio, Italy, Yo-Yo Ma, Spaghetti, Awards and Prizes
Metromix StaffIn the documentary This Film Is Not Yet Rated, whistle-blower Kirby Dick blows the top off the secretive and pervasive influence of an often underestimated power -- the Motion Picture Association of America. Dick employs a private investigator to help...
Zap2It.comNew Bond bombshell Eva Green will join the cast of New Line's big budget adaptation of "The Golden Compass." The adaptation of the first part of Phillip Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy is set to begin production in September with Chris Weitz at...
Times Staff WriterThe little children in "Little Children" are the adults, starting with Kate Winslet's Sarah, an overeducated suburban mom deadened by marriage to a slug who wears women's underwear on his head. Among the film's first words of dialogue are "Bad mommy!...
Tags: Sam Mendes, Eyewear, Awards and Prizes, Academy Awards, Anxiety
Sun movie criticPart I An American hero -- and antiheroBeyond anything else, Marlon Brando is the towering original who came out of the Midwest 58 years ago and electrified Broadway and then Hollywood with the visceral excitement and veracity of his acting. He exploded...
Sun Movie CriticMarlon Brando, who changed not just the face but the mind and soul of movie acting with a series of revolutionary performances in the 1950s, died Thursday at age 80 of lung failure at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. In his five decades on screen, Mr....
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday September 11, 1998 "The Saltmen of Tibet" wasn't filmed in a galaxy far, far away, but it feels as though it might have been. A gentle, meditative documentary filled with spectacular visuals, it allows audiences the rare pleasure of...
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday May 21, 1999 From the start of the enchanting "Besieged," a film that combines a stunning sensuality with a rigorous economy, you know that you're in the hands of a filmmaker who trusts in the storytelling power of the camera. And since the...
FOR THE TIMESFriday September 3, 1999 So many movies require their 20-something heroes to be super-aggressive that it seems churlish to jump all over "All the Little Animals," whose protagonist is a brain-damaged 24-year-old man-child whose soft, sweet...
Tags: John Hurt, Brain, Christian Bale, Animals, David Cronenberg
Tribune Movie Writer3 stars (out of 4) Brothers Larry and Andy Wachowski are building themselves quite an odd little resume. Their first film credit was for co-writing the critically reviled Sylvester Stallone/Antonio Banderas dum-dum action film "Assassins." Next came...
Tags: Laurence Fishburne, Keanu Reeves, Gina Gershon, Gaming, Movies
ReutersTORONTODiversity is the name of the game at the 27th Toronto International Film Festival with movies from more than 50 countries on display and Hollywood legends sharing the spotlight with rising stars. Organizers Tuesday unveiled the lineup for the...
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