Carol, the story of a love affair between a young pretty shop clerk (Rooney Mara) and a wealthy unhappy housewife (Cate Blanchett), set in 1950s New York City, stuns with its sensuousness, reminding one of the Hollywood cinema of old, where the camera takes time with lingering shots on characters, turning them into stars.
Her (2013) Cast includes: Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line), Amy Adams (The Fighter), Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation), Rooney Mara (The Social ...
And, after all the paranormal activities and interstellar warfare and superhero histrionics and marooned astronauts and rampaging monsters and quasi-m...
In a banner year for filmmaking, black films, filmmakers, screenwriters and actors thrived.
As a makeup artist, I've always been fascinated by how makeup, hair and fashion choices can completely change a woman's look, her outlook, and the way she's perceived. Watching celebrities change like chameleons has practically become a national pastime in the age of Instagram.
After several years honing his craft directing short films and editing featurs, David Lowery makes a supremely confident entree onto the feature directing stage with Ain't Them Bodies Saints.
Ain't Them Bodies Saints is meticulously constructed. With deft camerawork and a pure attention to 70s small town details, there is a fantastic, technically sound structure that director David Lowery has built.
So many films today seem to carry the same references to earlier work, indicating the influences that shaped the filmmaker in his work. But references are one thing; using those references for fresh inspiration is something else.
My final full day in Karlovy Vary was another beauty, weather-wise, and a strong one, movie-wise, though the films themselves were pretty downbeat. ...
Arguably the most glamorous red carpet event of all, the Cannes Film Festival wrapped up last week just in time to inspire gorgeous looks for summer weddings, poolside soirees and glam cocktail parties.
Film: Side Effects (2013) Cast includes: Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Channing Tatum (Magic Mike), Jude Law (Enemy at the Gates), Ca...
I ask both men if there's a common occurrence of any sort of behavior-altering drug pushing anyone over a moral limit. "Alcohol," says Mr. Burns. But what about murder? "Alcohol," repeats Mr. Burns with a bit of a laugh.
Back in 2007, I wrote about "Sundance Envy," an oft misdiagnosed disease with one symptom: celluloid deprivation in January. Dr. Freud, are you listening?
This year's expertly-run festival gave the indies room to breathe, focusing on the massive treasure trove of new talent from the Middle East, Africa, and beyond. Of course it wouldn't be Dubai without some outrageous parties.
From the sidewalk to the red carpet, more women are choosing to embrace their natural hair texture, skin tone and even body shape rather than continuing to fight nature to fit an impossible ideal.
In Kirkland, a star was born -- in her forties. Kirkland's Anna, a faded Czech star stumbling into Manhattan striving for a new beginning, is just as stunning 25 years later.