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New York Film Critics Circle at Tao Downtown: First Awards in the New Year

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.08.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The New York Film Critics Circle announce their film honors early, so you know just who you are going to see at their annual awards dinner: with Boyho...

Best Movies of 2014: A Subjective View

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.03.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It's a cliché of the season to list award favorites, but it is also a thrill to be able to recommend so many good films.

Everything You Need To Know About The J.M.W. Turner Movie

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about suffering for your art. Achieving his acclaimed performance as the masterful British landscape painter J.M.W. Turner in ...

Movie Review: Mr. Turner -- Go Toward the Light

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Had he been born in a different time and place, painter J.M.W. Turner might have been a member of the Hudson River School, a group of artists who worked in the second half of the 19th century, after Turner's 1851 death.

This Is What It's Like To Be Famous Today, According To 2014's Movies

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.08.2015 | Entertainment

If we're scouting out trends in movie releases, 2014 could be seen as the year Hollywood's intestines were splayed out for dissection and observat...

Movie Review: The Brilliance of Mr. Turner

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Friday morning, on an M7 bus heading for the New York Film Festival critics' screening of Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner, I was sitting quite contentedly, reading the latest international literary sensation, Karl Ove Knausgaard's autobiographical novel My Struggle Book 1.

These Are The Actors Who Had Cannes Buzzing

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2014 | Entertainment

CANNES, France (AP) — The 67th annual Cannes Film Festival featured a number of remarkable performances, many of them from big-name stars. These wer...

Week in Film: X-Men, Love Punch, Words and Pictures

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you're keeping score at home, of the three Marvel comic-book movies so far this summer (a term I use advisedly for a season that technically doesn't start for another month), X-Men: Days of Future Past outranks Amazing Spider-Man 2 and is about on a par with Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Mike Leigh's 'Mr. Turner' Premieres at Cannes

Karin Badt | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner" was roundly appreciated by critics here at Cannes, for its down-to-earth rendering of the famous British landscape artist, J...

Cannes Film Festival Gets Underway, Daggers out

David Bourgeois | Posted 05.15.2014 | Entertainment
David Bourgeois

He and Dahan made peace, after Weinstein was able to shave $2 million off his initial price and seemingly get an assurance from Dahan that the duo will make edits as necessary for the U.S. release. I hate to break it to them, but edits have no chance of saving this train wreck of a film.

Movie Review: Upside Down

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As allegories go, Juan Diego Solanas' Upside Down is about as deep as that famous Frank Gorshin Star Trek episode -- we're talking classic Star Trek, mind you.

Mighty Movie Podcast: The Underdog Bites Back: Tom Hooper on The Damned United

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

I've got nothing against sports films that exult in good sportsmanship and the triumph of the underdog. But I'm more inclined towards films like The Damned United that scrape past the noble veneer of sports.