| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:10 PM
TORONTO--"Blue Is the Warmest Color," the lesbian coming-of-age drama that won the Cannes Film Festival's prestigious Palme d'Or in May, is a boiling caldron of emotion and passionate arguments.
The same might be said for the film's North American press...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
TORONTO--To most movie fans, the Toronto International Film Festival that kicks off Thursday is simply a showcase for many of the fall's most anticipated titles.
But to the studios and filmmakers exhibiting these films, it represents something more...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:34 PM
TELLURIDE, Colo. -- In his new movie playing at the Telluride Film Festival, "All Is Lost," Robert Redford plays a solo sailor adrift at sea. But the 77-year-old actor-director appeared very much at home Friday in the Colorado mountain resort, where he...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Katie Trainor spends her working life surrounded by the movies as film collections manager of New York's Museum of Modern Art. No one would blame her if she took a break from the world of motion pictures during her annual vacation to the mountains of...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Virginia Beach filmmaker Jon Abrahams has won yet another honor. His short film "Will Power" is one of 20 finalists in a contest run by the camera company Canon and veteran director Ron Howard, according to a news release.
Abrahams, the 33-year-old...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
LOCARNO, Switzerland — Modern-day film festivals are multiheaded beasts. Many tribes circulate within this increasingly crowded global ecosystem — filmmakers, critics, buyers, sellers, programmers, sponsors and, of course, the paying public...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Can the onetime queen of daytime television rule the box office?
That will be the question at the multiplex this weekend as "The Butler," which features Oprah Winfrey's first major movie performance in 15 years, faces off against the R-rated action...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:05 AM
A chronicle of the life of Bob Guccione, an examination of the bank robber who inspired “Dog Day Afternoon” and a painterly inquiry from the latter half of Penn & Teller are among the documentaries receiving the world-premiere treatment from...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:01 AM
There's such emphasis on giving a picture a big opening — not in the debut weekend box-office sense of the phrase, but in starting the film itself off with a bang. Often, existing music sets the fuse and seals the deal. Think of the Dick Dale surf...