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Indie Spirit Awards 2011: Chilly Day at the Beach

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Prior to the show (on that cold red carpet) and during, I caught up with some of the nominees and attendees and chatted about the awards and their respective projects.

James Franco: '127 Hours' Caused Extreme Physical Pain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

He may not have lost a limb, but filming "127 Hours" was no walk in the park for James Franco. Speaking at the Oscar Nominee luncheon -- and pullin...

What Oscar Noms Got Right

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Oscars come around so late in the process that it's like electing a prom queen... after the seniors have graduated and moved away to college.

127 Hours Is for Wusses, Too

Roger Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger Friedman

Have movie audiences suddenly become big wusses? Lately, everyone I know is telling me they don't want to see James Franco cut off his arm in 127 Hours.

Duration-Free Waiting or 127 hours in 90 minutes

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alexandra Juhasz

Duration is a hallmark of experimental media practices. While always boring, to some extent, great duration works depend upon a profound mirroring of...

127 Hours After

Marta Mondelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marta Mondelli

I hope my friends will go to the theater and watch 127 Hours, with other people, in the dark voyage that is a movie theater experience

Live through this: The Premiere of 127 Hours

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Christiana Wyly

For all its gut-wrenching intensity, James Franco's new film is not abusing violence for entertainment's sake. This film is about transcendence, growth and the ugly truth of what it sometimes takes to survive.

South Asian Cinema Spotlighted in Fall Festivals

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

Four festivals have taken place -- or will -- this Fall in New York City that showcase South Asian cinema or those from the South Asian diaspora. Of the four, I View Film Festival 2010, was the eye-opener -- no pun intended.

Wild at Heart: 127 Hours and Practice of the Wild

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Director Danny Boyle is a master cineaste of potty detail. Who can forget the toilet swim in "Trainspotting"? Or the latrines of "Slumdog Millionaire"...

PHOTOS: Opening Night At The 33rd Starz Denver Film Festival

Ruth Tobias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ruth Tobias

The Denver Film Society kicked off its 33rd festival with the Red Carpet screening of Rabbit Hole at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House; on hand for the f...

ReThink Review: 127 Hours -- Between a Rock and an Overrated Place

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Director Danny Boyle's new film 127 Hours has been generating Oscar buzz for several months now, especially for James Franco's performance as Aron Ral...

Movie Review: 127 Hours

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Yeah, OK, Danny Boyle's 127 Hours is the movie about the guy who cut his arm off. But it's not just a movie about a guy cutting off his arm. Rather...

127 Hours Movie Review: Boyle steps up to the plate; Franco kicks it in to high gear

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

127 Hours is a fascinating film to watch on so many levels. Namely how filmmaker Danny Boyle was able to take a seemingly limited story of a man trapp...

Denver Film Festival's Bloody Good Show: 127 Hours, Black Swan

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

If watching characters expressing extreme behavior under extreme conditions while taking extreme measures to survive is your idea of an exciting night out, then the festival will gladly take you to the limit.

When Cutting Off Your Arm Is the Solution

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Vanity Fair recently hosted an event to celebrate the film 127 Hours, starring James Franco. Though I'd failed to get the one-on-one, I was determined to snag some face time with Franco.


Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Vanity Fair sure knows how to mark an occasion. The magazine recently hosted an event at New York's Museum of Modern Art to celebrate the film "127 H...

HuffPost Review: 127 Hours

Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gazelle Emami

2010-10-26-127hours.jpg"This is insane." The same thought crossed my mind as 127 Hours' hero uttered it, when he first finds his arm wedged between a boulder and stone wall, deep inside the narrow crevice of a slot canyon.

Bollywood's Slumdog Cake

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Parvez Sharma

A shorter version of this article appeared in The Guardian newspaper. As the fate of the Commonwealth Games hangs in balance, India's risible Bolly...

Meet the Amazing Aroon Shivdasani of NYC's Indo-American Arts Council

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Indo-American Arts Council founder and executive director Aroon Shivdasani has lived all over the world but has called New York home for about half he...

Freida Pinto And Dev Patel 'Soul Mates': Director Danny Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"Slumdog Millionaire" beauty Freida Pinto is so in love with co-star Dev Patel, she snubbed a string of admirers in LA on Thursday night....

Doc Director Megan Mylan Brings Smile Pinki to the World

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brad Balfour

The story behind the making of this year's winner of the Oscar for Best Documentary Short -- Smile Pinki -- is something of a fairy tale equal to the story within the film.

On Susan Boyle

Amitava Kumar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Amitava Kumar

At a time of losses worldwide, banks failing, jobs gone, success has become sweet and natural again.

Why Danny Boyle Had To Save His "Slumdog Millionaire" Star From Being "Sold"

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bonnie Fuller

You can't just take underprivileged children from the slums to a splashy Oscar party without near-disastrous consequences. Director Danny Boyle stepped up, but is he doing enough?

Film Bosses Buy "Slumdog" Kids Apartments In Mumbai

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The poverty stricken child stars of Slumdog Millionaire are set to be property tycoons after being promised new homes by the film's Oscar winning dire...

How Godzilla Helped Slumdog Sweep the Oscars

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jason Notte

Few could have imagined the impact Godzilla: King of the Monsters would have had when it was released here in 1956, but a half-century later it's the most important foreign film in American history.