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James Marsh

Toronto 2014: The Year of Biopics and the Brit Actor

Erica Abeel | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

As Toronto 2014 heads into the home stretch several trends have come into focus. Trend #1. It's not only the year of the actor -- it's the year of t...

Christopher Rosen

There Hasn't Been A Performance This Transformative In Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment

The debut of Eddie Redmayne's formidable, career-redefining performance as Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything" was maybe the most talked abo...

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Tuesday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Which is what I value most about the film festival experience in general: the chance it offers to discover a film, a filmmaker, an actor -- the operative word being discover. That's less and less of a factor at this particular festival these days. Instead, it seems stacked with pre-sold titles.

Can You See It?

Posted 06.13.2013 | Entertainment

Alert the Academy: Stephen Hawking is getting the biopic treatment, with "Les Miserables" hunk Eddie Redmayne attached to the starring role. Deadl...

Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, James Marsh on Shadow Dancer (Video Interviews)

Caryn James | Posted 07.31.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Politics has rarely been as personal as it is in Shadow Dancer, an astute and powerful emotional drama I highly recommend.

'Project Nim': An Experiment To Make A Monkey Human, Gone Wrong

AP | By CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

-- The baby was taken from his mother's arms when he was only a few days old and whisked away to a distant place where he knew no one. Those who sur...

Movie Review: Project Nim - Inhuman

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.06.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"It was the '70s," one of the participants says at one point in the documentary Project Nim, about an experiment involving a chimpanzee and human lang...

A Tale of Two Festivals: The Kansas Silent Film Festival and The True/False Documentary Film Festival

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

One of the great things about being a film geek in Kansas City is that we are in throwing distance of a pair of two wonderful festivals that celebrate terrific movies from the past and first-rate documentaries.

Movie Review: Red Riding Trilogy

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

These are high-quality mystery-thrillers, made for British television but better than most American cop films, with more going on than the case that seems to be at the center of each film. But there are three of them.