‘Mood Indigo’1/2 In a 2006 New Yorker essay on the late French writer Boris Vian (1920-1959), Dan Halpern described Vian’s "L’Ecume des jours" as a "deeply silly" piece of work.
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NEW YORK – Moviegoers continued to shell out for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” while Sylvester Stallone’s “The Expendables 3” was easily outgunned in its weekend debut.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An agreeable young adult riff on Orwell — via "Logan's Run" — topped with the kind of magic-transformative baloney that passes for an ending in too many otherwise-fine Hollywood adventures, Phillip Noyce's "The Giver" greets a man-made Utopia with an eternal question: "If you can't feel, what's the point?" Lois Lowry's 1993 Newbery Medal-winning
August 15, 2014 - Movies
- Movie Review: New tricks can't rescue 'Expendables 3'
In its third incarnation, "The Expendables" has become, well, expendable.August 15, 2014 - Movies
- Film star Lauren Bacall dies at 89
Lauren Bacall , a bewitching actress whose husky voice and smoldering onscreen chemistry with her husband Humphrey Bogart made her a defining movie star of the 1940s and who decades later won Tony Awards in the Broadway musicals "Applause" and "Woman of the Year," died Tuesday in New York.August 12, 2014 - Movies
- Director discusses his films, faith
Mike Cahill, 35, is a 2001 Georgetown University graduate whose films include 2011’s Another Earth and the just-released I Origins. Both were recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film prize at the Sundance Film Festival.August 11, 2014 - Movies