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Orlando Sentinel Movie CriticJohn Keats' life, love and death make him a romantic cliche and a fine subject for a period romance in Bright Star. Consider -- his now-revered poetry was scorned in his lifetime. He was genteel yet poor, dependent on the kindness of friends. He died...
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Sentinel movie criticIt happens every time filmmaker Jane Campion makes a "period piece." The director of The Portrait of a Lady, The Piano and the new 1820s-set drama Bright Star is thrown by the very costumes that she has decreed those starring in her "costume drama" must...
Tags: Entertainment, Movies, Literature, Beatrix Potter, John Keats
Gold DerbyBy reaping Academy Award nominations for best picture, "Avatar" and "District 9" have shattered a strong bias among academy voters. In the past, only two sci-fi films have been nominated for the top Oscars: "Star Wars" (1977) and "E.T." (1982). OK,...
Gold DerbyOnly one American film -- "Fair Game" from Doug Liman ("The Bourne Identity") -- numbers among the 16 entries in the official competition of this year's Cannes Film Festival. This politically charged biopic about real-life diplomat Joe Wilson and his...
Hollywood stars and filmmakers reaped the rewards of making the trek to Italy to premiere their newest films at the 64th Venice Film Festival this week. American movie industry mainstays Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Ang Lee and Brian De Palma were among...
Special to The TimesPARIS — A road movie set in the U.S., directed by a Chinese auteur, financed by a French company and starring a mix of British and American actors, Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights" will open this year's Cannes Film Festival in competition....
A U.N.-backed movie on poverty made of eight segments by directors including Jane Campion and Wim Wenders will make its world premiere at the Rome Film Festival later this year, organizers said Wednesday. Titled "8," the movie aims to raise awareness...
Times Staff WriterTo tell the tale of the greatest American superhero, the producers of "Superman Returns" brought six tons of lumber to a rural parcel on the Breeza Plains of Australia and built a Kansas farmhouse, windmill and an ox-blood red barn. They planted five...
Special to The TimesThe International Documentary Assn.'s DocuWeek returns to the ArcLight on Friday, and the selection of films this year — 12 features and four shorts — is especially strong (if mostly chilling) in the stories they tell and the issues they lay...
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Film CriticJane Campion has been many things, including the only woman to win the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or and an inspiration, she only recently found out, to Quentin Tarantino, who confided that her success with "The Piano" emboldened him to feel "you...
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Special to The TimesHe's described locally as a "genius masquerading as an ordinary person," a creative whirlwind, finan-cial powerhouse and folk hero rolled into one. Yet even that can't quite measure the effect "The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson has had on...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday August 1, 1997 "Love Serenade" offers as precise and merciless a comic vision as anyone could want. A wickedly funny examination of obsessive romantic behavior, its satiric vision of women in love and men on the make was devastating enough to...
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