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The flawed, fabulous musical Nine is based on a Broadway show, which in turn was adapted from Federico Fellini's film 8½. Set in 1965,...

Holmes for Christmas

In a series of 1940s Hollywood films, Basil Rathbone played Sherlock Holmes as a suave, unflappable Victorian gentleman. His interpretation held sway until a...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Beaches of Agnès (NR) An autobiographical documentary by French New Wave filmmaker Agnès Varda (One Sings, the Other Doesn't) looking back over her long...

How Ya Get So Fly

Jason Reitman has now directed three films, and so far the most famous is his second one, Juno. I suspect we'll look back on...

Am I Blue?

So your epic disaster movie broke box-office records and won every Oscar in sight. What do you do for an encore? For 12 years,...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Larger Than Life ... in 3D: Dave Matthews Band (NR) Concert film includes performances by Ben Harper and the Relentless 7 and Gogol Bordello....

Amphibian Production

Traditional hand-drawn animation has been out of fashion for much of this decade. Most of Hollywood followed Pixar's lead years ago and went to...

Try and Fail

Nelson Mandela reportedly said that if an actor ever were to portray him on screen, he'd want it to be Morgan Freeman. Well, with...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Armored (PG-13) Nimród Antal (Vacancy) directs this thriller about an armored truck security guard (Columbus Short) who sabotages his co-workers' plan to steal $42...

Carrying the Flame

Unlike seemingly everybody else, I don't know any famous actors. However, I do have personal ties to a character from a new Danish biopic...