| Feb 11, 2009
Enough with the suffering. Kate Winslet's killing herself for an Oscar.
The 33-year-old actress has gone down with the Titanic for James Cameron, lost her memory in Michel Gondry's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," endured an unhappy marriage...
| Jun 15, 2008
IT'S A pity that Michel Gondry's “Be Kind Rewind,” a movie rife with DIY optimism and analog nostalgia, arrives this week on DVD and not, as befits its premise, good old-fashioned VHS. Gondry has a reputation for technical wizardry -- he is...
| Dec 31, 2007
In Oscar-winning writer-director Michel Gondry's upcoming comedy "Be Kind Rewind," Jack Black and Mos Def play accidental auteurs -- a couple of knock-around film novices who end up making movie magic with a minimum of resources: tin foil and cardboard, a...
| Jun 7, 2009
It wasnt seeing Jimi Hendrix set his guitar on fire at the Monterey Pop Festival that made him do it (though that was a factor). It was moments later, as producer Lou Adler strutted around with one of the hottest women ever. That was the moment Jeff...
| May 11, 2012
| 3:04 PM
For whatever reason, 1999 was the best year for American film in at least three decades. With competition like “The Matrix,” “South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut,” “The Sixth Sense” and “Toy Story 2,” it...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Elijah Wood doesn't think he's much like Ryan, the character he plays on the FX comedy "Wilfred"--at least he hopes not.
"Ryan's really struggling most of the time and is constantly questioning himself and the world around him and is not always in the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:26 AM
About a decade ago, Cody ChesnuTT surprised and thrilled music lovers with "The Headphone Masterpiece," an ambitious, low-fi album that reminded listeners of the psychedelic soul classics of the 1970s.
Some considered it an over-hyped oddity. Others were...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Most of French director Chris Marker's films are documentaries (at least, of a sort), but he remains best known internationally for his beautiful 1962 “La Jetée,” a half-hour science-fiction film, whose technique reflects its central theme...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Seth Rogen, Jay Chou and Cameron Diaz were a rolling arsenal of talent at "The Green Hornet" Hollywood premiere. Seth Rogen and Jay Chou play Green Hornet and sidekick Kato in the film "The Green Hornet," which opens Friday....
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Perhaps “The Green Hornet” is director Michel Gondry's mocking wink at the masked heroes-obsessed Hollywoodand the fanboys who made it that way. A violent, clumsy, jokey, badly-plotted and miscast mess, “Hornet” almost makes sense,...