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John Barth surely ranks among the least screen-adaptable modern (or, perhaps, postmodern) American novelists. His stories are about themselves; the words, their own subject. It's not surprising that only one of his books has made it to the big screen....
Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael...
**1/2 (out of four) "Trishna" opens as if it could be an Indian cousin of "The Hangover," as Jay (Riz Ahmed of "Four Lions") and his fellow vacationing dudes either lounge and laugh freely or lay around nursing the night before. Few of the women in this...
Updating "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" from late 19th century Wessex to contemporary India, the protean director Michael Winterbottom combines his love of Thomas Hardy with an instinct for on-the-ground, socially engaged storytelling in"Trishna." The title...
Fox 5 San Diego staffThis movie is based on the novel by Thomas Hardy (no, not the villain in the latest Batman). That novel from the 1800s is brought into modern-day India. Trishna (Frieda Pinto) is trying to help her dad, who fell asleep in his truck and got badly injured....
There are numerous inherent flaws and absurdities in the process of compiling Top 10s and Best ofs; nonetheless, here are my favorite films released in Los Angeles in the calendar year 2011. In my version of this imperfect exercise, “favorite”...
May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
Show TrackerGillian Anderson left "The X-Files" behind for literary classics. She talks about playing Mrs. Ahab in Encore's miniseries "Moby Dick" with William Hurt....
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe reviews vary in their degrees of enthusiasm, but almost everybody was pleasantly surprised by “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” which seemed like a dog of summer — the first trailers looked fake and digital, the studio held it back...
May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelSteve Coogan and Rob Brydon revive their funny, odd and unbalanced “relationship” in “The Trip,” a largely improvised and often very funny road picture about two comic actors visiting the great roads and great restaurants of ...
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