Growing up watching Scorsese movies was like attending an open master class on how these two intimately connected art forms can work together at their very best.
Just as this year's Nobel Peace Prize winners -- three women -- were announced, this film season features two films that focus on women rulers: one, Margaret Thatcher, a hawk; the other, Aung San Suu Kyi, a dove who is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
With a fanbase of literally billions, Shah Rukh Khan, King Khan or SRK to his fans, shook the city at a special event to honor the Indian film star opening night at the 11th annual Marrakesh International Film Festival.
J.Edgar, the movie, is more than just a mere contrived biopic. There is something transcendent about it, something that can enhance our understanding about America and the people who wield power over our lives.
The acting in J Edgar is okay with DiCaprio trying to fill in the gaps that surrounded Hoover's history. But an actor can only do so much with a weak script and Dustin Lance Black's script is very weak.
The best ideas are the obvious ones and that applies to bringing a film festival to Napa Valley. Who wouldn't want to attend a festival held in the...
Hollywood is the epicenter of entertainment -- but sometimes the masses forget it is a hub of not just film and television but of immense artistic talent outside those filmic confines.
Let's see: Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar," which opens in limited release Wednesday (11/9/11) before going wider on Friday, features a fully committed per...
Winner of this year's Ironic Film Title ribbon, Dream House marks director Jim Sheridan's attempt to explore the world of the psychological thriller, with a few surprising twists thrown in along the way.
Almost fifteen years after Titanic, with six Oscar nods and one win to her credit, Kate Winslet is an actress at the peak of her powers -- no longer a precocious ingénue, but a professional who's conscientiously developed her craft.
When thinking about 9/11, I try to honor those who lost their lives by remembering the feeling of pride in this country that occurred automatically and almost simultaneously afterwards in every American.
Celebrities -- such as Robert Redford, Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz -- are pilloried for advocating a lean, green lifestyle while tooling around in gas-guzzling limousines and private jets.
A hundred years ago there were 100,000 tigers in the wild. Today there are as few as 3,200.
This field of 10 illustrates how movies that would once have been judged just solid are now praised to the skies. To my mind, the Best Picture nominees that meet the historical standard number five.
after reading Michelle Rhee's two newest efforts to launch her own form of "Inception" -- her organization's inaugural policy agenda -- I see her fundamental misunderstanding about the power of ideas.