Monday, November 30, 2015
Moroccan director Mohammed Mouftakir's "L'Orchestre des Aveugles" (The Blind Orchestra) took the Tanit d'Or Saturday at the Carthage Film Festival, blighted earlier in the week by a suicide bombing in the Tunisian capital.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Martial arts film "The Assassin" (刺客聶隱娘) by Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) has been voted the best movie of 2015 by British and international critics, the British Film Institute (BFI) said Friday.
Michael Bender was hooked by age two. Jennifer Landa got the bug when she was nearly six. Steve Sansweet was well into his 30s when the "Star Wars" passion was born.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The Taiwanese film "The Kids," a picture about young love and teenage pregnancy, won the Network for the Promotion of Asia-Pacific Cinema (NETPAC) award at the 35th Hawaii International Film Festival.
The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.
--"The Danish Girl," a film about transgender pioneer Lili Elbe, hits U.S. theaters this week, riding on a wave of growing cultural awareness and media attention on LGBT issues.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
In an era when many classical musicians despair for their art's future, the heroic brass opening of "Star Wars" is one of the most instantly recognized melodies in the world.
Monday, November 23, 2015
The 26th Carthage Film Festival in Tunisia, a showcase for Arab and African cinematographers, opened amid heavy security Saturday in a country rocked this year by deadly jihadist attacks.
Is there any better team player in movies than Mark Ruffalo?