| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:53 PM
For a moment, it looked as though "Hugo" could sweep this year's Academy Awards.
Martin Scorsese's 3-D family film snapped up five trophies in technical categories, including surprise wins for cinematography and visual effects.
But as the more...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Brad Pitt's latest movie "Killing Them Softly" won't make a killing at the box office this weekend.
Rather, the violent dark comedy will debut softly with about $10 million domestically, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys. The...
| Jul 7, 2011
There's something exhilarating about walking out of a movie. Not only does it reacquaint you with the notion of your own free will ("Wait a second, no one is forcing me to watch Tom Hanks ride around on a scooter!"), it's like getting two extra hours in...
| May 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Despite its lofty subject matter and press-averse director, "The Tree of Life" found success at the box office this weekend. The movie from reclusive filmmaker Terrence Malick opened in four theaters and collected a strong $488,920 over four days,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:36 PM
"The Tree of Life," Terrence Malick's 1950s-set drama that ruminates on questions of family, faith and the universe, was named best picture of the year Monday by the African-American Film Critics Assn. The group also awarded two prizes to the stars of the...
| Nov 10, 2011
Almost every year, the run-up to the Academy Awards features a film no one has heard of, a film like "Slumdog Millionaire" that seems to have come out of nowhere to become a possible best picture nominee. This year, that film is an especially unlikely...
| Nov 10, 2011
Though many are befuddled this year by the new Oscar math, perhaps unable to parse just how many votes it will take to land a best picture nomination or anticipate even how many nominees there will be, one recent regular equation looks to hold firm: One...
| May 23, 2011
— Writer-director Terrence Malick wasn't there to accept it, but "The Tree of Life," his ambitious and long-anticipated examination of what it all means, won the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or on Sunday night.
"He remains infamously and...
| Sep 29, 2013
Dan Beachy-Quick's debut novel is an impressionistic story about a disillusioned man trying to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Actually, that's a description of Terrence Malick's 2011 film “The Tree of Life,” but it...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:55 AM
As an Army brat, Katy Clark describes herself as "from everywhere and nowhere in particular." However, Clark, a 41-year-old IT systems engineer, graphic designer and artist, has managed to create a sense of home in Hampden.
Two years ago, Clark's...