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A Separation

Esteemed Filmmaker Hopes Iran's Golden Globe Win Will Lift Spirits

AP | By NASSER KARIMI | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home

TEHRAN, Iran -- One of Iran's most prominent film directors said Monday he hoped the Golden Globes award to a fellow filmmaker will help lift the spir...

The 2012 Golden Globes: The Taming of Ricky Gervais

Michael Russnow | Posted 03.17.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

It's oddly intriguing that a lackluster show and a diluted dose of Ricky Gervais appeals to me greater than his shockmeister two prior appearances.

The 5 Best Indie Films Of THe Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin Traditionally, January releases are nothing to shout about, since most moviegoers are still busy catching up with the Big Guns of ...

Movie Review: A Separation

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Family dynamics make for potent drama -- and few films this year have used that idea to better effect than Asghar Farhadi's A Separation, which made my 10-best list for 2011.

Why A Separation Will Win This Year's Best Foreign Language Oscar

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

A Separation is not the story of a couple falling out of love, but a commentary on a society that has already lost its direction, and only lives in the opposing, inhuman corners of right and wrong.

The 10 Best Films of 2011

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Descendants is my favorite film of the year for its ability to find the pain, dignity and humor in the story of a man watching his way of life die, even as he has to act as steward to its demise.

Leonard Maltin's Top Five Indie Film Recommendations

Leonard Maltin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

It takes the better part of a year to survive the continuous stream of mediocre movies (and worse) so we can finally get to "the good stuff." Now that we have a bounty of first-rate movies to choose from, we have to insulate ourselves from the awards-season hype that touts good films as great and fine performances as brilliant. Seasoned moviegoers—and critics—have their work cut out for them.

Lucy Blodgett

AFI Director Reveals Her Favorite Films Of The Festival

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 01.04.2012 | Los Angeles

This year's American Film Institute Festival commenced Thursday night with the premiere of Clint Eastwood's highly anticipated biopic "J. Edgar," star...

TIFF 2011: The Tunisian Brando, Ewan McGregor in Yemen and Ryan Gosling

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.01.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

In cinematic circles, it is said that the Toronto International Film Festival is second only to Cannes. But in terms of numbers of films presented, industry connections and stars attending, I would say it's too close to call.