How ‘Star Wars’ was secretly George Lucas’ protest of Vietnam

21 September 2014, 1:47 am

When filmmaker George Lucas showed a rough cut of his third feature to his friends Brian de Palma and Steven Spielberg in the spring of 1977, Spielberg thought it was...... Read More »

The Films of Oliver Stone, Ranked Worst to Best

15 September 2014, 6:32 am

Oliver Stone's reputation has risen and fallen many times over the past few decades. He's gone from being one of the most acclaimed directors in the world to being a divisive self-conscious provocateur. His recent features have disappointed his ardent fans for seeming weak-willed compared to... Read More »

Specialty Box Office Preview: ‘The Congress’, ‘Kelly & Cal’, ‘Frontera’, ‘Memphis’, More

5 September 2014, 8:14 am

As the Toronto International Film Festival gets underway with North American and World debuts of films that will hit Awards Season and beyond,a good number of seasoned films that have traveled the festival circuit are finally making their way into the Specialty Box Office. Drafthouse Films will open... Read More »

Entertainment listings, Sept. 4-11, 2014

4 September 2014, 7:06 am

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are  read more... Read More »

'Gone Girl,' 'Mockingjay' and more: 7 can't-miss movies coming to theaters this fall

2 September 2014, 4:31 am

Though movie fans have had a fun summer, a steady diet of "Godzilla," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" may have left you craving something a bit more substantial. Here are seven heavy hitters heading to theaters this fall — and the best folks with whom to share your pop... Read More »

'Flapping in the Middle of Nowhere' ('Dap canh giua khong trung'): Venice Review

1 September 2014, 12:39 pm

Nguyen Hong Diep's first full-length film zeroes in on a pregnant teenager confronting the mundane realities of inner-city life in Hanoi. read more... Read More »

Entertainment listings, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2014

28 August 2014, 6:22 am

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91 movies you need to know about that are coming out this fall

27 August 2014, 3:43 pm

Fall is the bridge between the summer blockbusters and the winter Oscar bait, but that's not to say that there won't be some fine cinematic fare to enjoy, especially some award- contenders come November.... Read More »