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Zap2ItLong regarded as a stage and screen mainstay for his acting, Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman ("Capote") turns film director for the first time with this adaptation of a play he also starred in. He and Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") portray people set up...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelA few fun surprises in this morning's Indie Spirit Award nominations. “Greenberg,” Ben Stiller's terrific March turn as an out of sorts fellow who has a sort-of–affair with a lost and lonely young woman, was remembered. Stiller and Greta...
Gold DerbyThe movie award season kicked off Monday morning â a full four months before the Academy Awards â when the nominees for the 20th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced. Film critic Elvis Mitchell, who will be the co-host of the...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelTwo broken souls meet and try to connect in Philip Seymour Hoffman's screen directing debut, “Jack Goes Boating.”Â Hoffman, working from the Bob Glaudini play which he also starred in, conjures up a modern day “Marty” about...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelIn the scene, Philip Seymour Hoffman, a swimmer since childhood, has to pretend to be a man in his 40s just learning to swim. And it wasnât easy. âI wasnât worried about that when the time came,â he says. âI tried to tap back...
Show TrackerDustin Hoffman is going to try his âLuckâ in the TV arena. HBO announced it is picking up the new drama series âLuck,â starring âThe Graduateâ actor. The project, which comes from David Milch (âDeadwood,â...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelHBO's “Luck” would seem to have a lot of it. The cable channel has just announced it has ordered the drama series aboutÂ horse racing and theÂ gaming industry. Let's talk pedigree: Two-time Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman is the star. David M...
The WatcherHBO's upcoming slate of programs looked good before, but now it's truly a safe bet to say the network is back with a vengeance. HBO announced Wednesday that it has picked up the series "Luck," which was written by David Milch ("Deadwood," "NYPD Blue") and...
Zap2It.comWhen your film is directed by Ridley Scott and features Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, the project probably won't lack for star power. In addition to those two Oscar-winning actors, the cast of Scott's "American Gangster" has expanded in the past...
Times Staff WriterFrom "Thief," his first theatrical feature, through "Heat" and 2004's "Collateral," filmmaker Michael Mann has always felt the attraction of the hard, cold criminal world, where the night is alive with menace and the day is not far behind. Now, with...
Tags: Vice (movie), Crimes, Cinema Industry, Movies, FBI
Detectives Sonny (Colin Farrell) and Ricardo (Jamie Foxx) go undercover to infiltrate an international drug trade. They get in too deep when Sonny hooks up with Isabella (Gong Li), an associate of the dealers who shares the boss' money and his bed....
Tribune movie critic2½ stars (out of four) The turquoise T-shirts have been shoved in a drawer somewhere. In their place is the sullen, ashen color palette of "Miami Vice," writer-director Michael Mann's big-screen, 21st Century version of that most '80s of television...
Tags: Crimes, Vice (movie), Movies, Crime, Law and Justice, Gong Li
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