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Zap2ItOscar-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...
Tags: DVDs, Movies, John Keats, Documentary (genre), Abbie Cornish
Associated PressBEVERLY 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....
Orlando Sentinel Movie CriticJohn 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...
Tags: PG Rated Movies, Tuberculosis, Poetry, Drama (genre), Death
Sentinel movie criticIt 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...
Tags: Biography (genre), Death, Movies, John Keats, Arts and Culture
Beresford on âPeace, Love and Misunderstanding,â and the Seyfried âA Woman of No ImportanceâFrankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe 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...
Times Staff WriterTo tell the tale of the greatest American superhero, the producers of "Superman Returns" brought six tons of lumber to a rural parcel on the Breeza Plains of Australia and built a Kansas farmhouse, windmill and an ox-blood red barn. They planted five...
Special to The TimesThe International Documentary Assn.'s DocuWeek returns to the ArcLight on Friday, and the selection of films this year — 12 features and four shorts — is especially strong (if mostly chilling) in the stories they tell and the issues they lay...
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Hollywood stars and filmmakers reaped the rewards of making the trek to Italy to premiere their newest films at the 64th Venice Film Festival this week. American movie industry mainstays Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Ang Lee and Brian De Palma were among...
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...
The EnvelopeA road movie set in the U.S., directed by a Chinese auteur, financed by a French company and starring a mix of British and American actors, Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights" will open this year's Cannes Film Festival in competition. Festival...
The 2007 Oscar awards season has officially begun. The Telluride Film Festival, the Colorado celluloid fete that serves as an intimate family reunion for cinephiles and a launch pad for specialty-film Oscar campaigns, unveiled its 34th annual lineup this...
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