| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:37 PM
In the film “A Better Life,” Mexican actor Demián Bichir stars as an East L.A. gardener, an undocumented immigrant who’s doggedly pursuing the American dream. On Wednesday, Bichir, who immigrated to the United States some 20 years ago to...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:00 AM
The 62nd Berlin International Film Festival kicks off Thursday, and with nearly 400 films screening over 10 days in Germany’s chilly capital, it's hard to find just one theme to describe this year's Berlinale. To be sure, the event’s signature...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Dame Judi Dench is not going blind, she says. Dame Judi Dench revealed over the weekend that she has age-related macular degeneration....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Tips for filling out your Oscar pool ballot in the animated feature, foreign language film and documentary categories....
| Feb 5, 2012
Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe.
Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to romantic entanglements in the movies, as does visiting über-romantic locales such as Rome, Paris and Venice. Of...
| Feb 5, 2012
Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Possible candidates to direct the next "Hunger Games" movie, 'Catching Fire," include auteurs David Cronenberg, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Alfonso Cuaron....
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
NEW YORK — Early in "Skyfall," Judi Dench's M pulls aside our embattled hero, played once again with suave ennui by Daniel Craig, and wonders whether the world still needs either of their services. As Bond wraps his head around that idea, he looks...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:20 PM
If "Skyfall" is the new 50, James Bond is handling it remarkably well. Five decades after the first cinematic incarnation of 007, novelist Ian Fleming's agent provocateur, the spy-craft in the new film is sharper, the intrigue deeper, the beauties...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 11:19 PM
TORONTO--The negativity that accompanied Terrence Malick’s “To the Wonder” at the Venice Film Festival last week was never likely to travel wholesale to Toronto, not with audiences here among the more generous in festivaldom.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...