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  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    An early look at Oscar best picture contenders
    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • Meryl Streep is a given for another Oscar nod. Or is she?

    Meryl Streep is a given for another Oscar nod. Or is she?
    For the last several weeks, the Oscar race for lead actress felt fairly settled, with five familiar faces, each of them previous winners — Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine"), Sandra Bullock ("Gravity"), Judi Dench ("Philomena"), Emma Thompson ("...
  • 'The Square' director: 'It became about the fight against fascism'

    'The Square' director: 'It became about the fight against fascism'
    One of the great challenges of making a documentary about current events is that the story continues after the cameras stop rolling. For documentarians, that means they need to make tough decisions about when to stop shooting — and in the case of...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Tom Hiddleston disguised in Asgard, on stage

     
    Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch […]...
  • 'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary

    'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary
    It's hard enough making one movie from the belly of a revolution. But two? "I'm not sure we would recommend doing it this way," Jehane Noujaim, director of the new Egyptian-uprising documentary, "The Square," says dryly. After filming anti-Hosni...
  • White-hot debate follows 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'

    White-hot debate follows 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'
    — In "Blue Is the Warmest Color," Adèle Exarchopoulos plays a French student who has an intensely passionate, excruciatingly painful relationship with an older woman (Léa Seydoux). Making the film, she says, was much the same. "He changed my life,...
  • Netflix enters Oscar race with move into original documentaries

    Netflix enters Oscar race with move into original documentaries
    Can "The Square" put Netflix in Oscar circles? That's one of several questions raised by the company's decision to move into original documentaries with "The Square," filmmaker Jehane Noujaim's nonfiction feature about the Egyptian revolution. On...
  • Michael Fassbender keeps pushing himself

    Michael Fassbender keeps pushing himself
    TORONTO — In the historical drama "12 Years a Slave," Michael Fassbender plays brutal and impulsive slave master Edwin Epps. Since its October release, the film has earned critical acclaim in nearly equal measure with warnings about its...
  • Scarlett Johansson not eligible for Golden Globes with 'Her'

    Scarlett Johansson not eligible for Golden Globes with 'Her'
    Apparently awards season gives with one hand and takes away with the other. In one of the season's unlikelier stories, Scarlett Johansson has been building momentum with a performance in "Her" in which she is heard but never seen as the artificial...
  • Oscars: 19 films submitted in quirky animated feature race

    Oscars: 19 films submitted in quirky animated feature race
    Nineteen films have been submitted for the Oscars' best animated feature race, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday, a number which suggests that the category could have five nominees despite a relatively weak year for feature...
  • Netflix, in first major film deal, acquires documentary 'The Square'

    Netflix, in first major film deal, acquires documentary 'The Square'
    Netflix has acquired "The Square," an original documentary that chronicles the Egyptian revolution that began with dramatic protests in Tahrir Square in Cairo. The film, from director/producer Jehane Noujaim, won this year's Toronto International Film...