| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:55 AM
BEIJING -- China’s box office has made its first $1 billion for the year, crossing the mark in the week that ended Sunday with some help from “Robocop.”
Year-to-date box office receipts for the mainland -- the world’s second...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:57 PM
"Child's Pose" sounds like something simple and easy, but don't be fooled. This stunning film from Romania, exceptionally written, directed and acted and winner of the Berlin Film Festival's prestigious Golden Bear, is anything but uncomplicated.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:23 AM
BEIJING — In the mid-1980s, Wu Tianming's star was on the rise. With China opening up to the world after the Cultural Revolution and Mao Tse-tung's death, he had found success as director of movies including "Life" and "The Old Well" and as the head...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Alain Resnais, the French filmmaker whose intellectual experiments with time, memory and imagination yielded such celebrated films as "Last Year at Marienbad," has died. He was 91.
Resnais was editing drafts of his next project even from his hospital...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:25 PM
If you missed the remarkable "Child's Pose" during its one week at the Nuart in West Los Angeles (it ends Thursday), the movie gods have given you a reprieve. This Romanian winner of the Berlin film festival's Golden Bear moves on Friday to Laemmle's...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Romanian new-wave director Calin Peter Netzer ("Medal of Honor") and screenwriter Razvan Radulescu ("The Death of Mr. Lazarescu") were bouncing around ideas for a film about a dysfunctional family when they began talking about their own relationships with...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 3:22 PM
There is a naturalistic charm to the truth-telling going on in "Gloria," Chilean director Sebastian Lelio's near-perfect film about the very imperfect world of a divorced woman of a certain age.
Starring the incomparable Paulina Garcia in every scene...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds is getting married again! The R&B icon is engaged to longtime girlfriend Nicole Pantenburg.
The "When Can I See You Again" singer popped the question to Pantenburg after seven years together, Edmonds' rep confirmed to The...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:04 AM
David Cassidy's wife has filed for divorce after 23 years of marriage and 28 years together, according to reports out Tuesday morning.
Sue Cassidy said the split from the onetime "The Partridge Family" star had been brewing for a while, reported TMZ,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Remember, Shia LaBeouf is not famous anymore. And he's not about to let you forget it.
The "Nymphomaniac" actor continued his sprint out of the spotlight by doing spotlight-grabbing things Sunday, including walking out of a media conference after...