| Aug 9, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The Aussie director Bruce Beresford is shooting a comedy, Peace, Love and Misunderstanding, in upstate New York, “little town called Accord,” he said this AM.”We're about halfway through it.” Set around Woodstock, where a lawyer...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 1:35 PM
Oscar-winning filmmaker Jane Campion ("The Piano") considers where creative inspiration comes from in this lush biography of the 19th-century British poet John Keats, played by Ben Whishaw. Keats fell for Fanny Brawne ( Abbie Cornish, "Stop-Loss") while...
| Feb 2, 2010
| 6:41 AM
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The science-fiction sensation "Avatar" and the war-on-terror thriller "The Hurt Locker" lead the Academy Awards with nine nominations each, including best picture and director for former spouses James Cameron and Kathryn Bigelow....
| Mar 14, 2011
| 1:40 AM
“Jane Eyre” star Mia Wasikowska is very excited about being in Chicago for the first time and has something somewhat surprising she’d want to do if she had time.
“I would totally do a drive-by [of] Kevin’s house from ‘...
| May 18, 2009
Jane Campion has been many things, including the only woman to win the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or and an inspiration, she only recently found out, to Quentin Tarantino, who confided that her success with "The Piano" emboldened him to feel "you...
| Aug 21, 2008
A U.N.-backed movie on poverty made of eight segments by directors including Jane Campion and Wim Wenders will make its world premiere at the Rome Film Festival later this year, organizers said Wednesday.
Titled "8," the movie aims to raise awareness...
| Aug 27, 2009
All release dates are subject to change. "Limited" means limited markets for that date -- i.e. not Central Florida -- wider release dates also included where known. Oct. 9
Couples Retreat (Universal) Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Faizon...
| Sep 22, 2009
It happens every time filmmaker Jane Campion makes a "period piece." The director of The Portrait of a Lady, The Piano and the new 1820s-set drama Bright Star is thrown by the very costumes that she has decreed those starring in her "costume drama" must...
| Sep 25, 2009
John Keats' life, love and death make him a romantic cliche and a fine subject for a period romance in Bright Star.
Consider -- his now-revered poetry was scorned in his lifetime. He was genteel yet poor, dependent on the kindness of friends. He died...