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Love letter to cinema



Ask any purist and he or she will tell you that classics ought not to be fooled around with; they’re best left as they are. But that’s not what you’ll come away thinking when you watch Bioscopewala, a smart, moving adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Kabuliwala. The film is a tribute...


Eyes on the prize


Boy and the World

Boy and the World, a charming animation film from Brazil that was nominated for an Academy Award two years ago, takes us inside the head of a small child; it gives us a view of the world through his innocent eyes. This simple, mostly hand-drawn feature directed by Alè Abreu looks...


what I'm reading

The 10 best films of 2010 (so far) that you may have missed

Los Angeles Times piece on the films you should have watched this year, but probably haven't. Go seek them out now!


The irony of the founding of Facebook

New York Times piece in which director David Fincher and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin discuss the irony of the founding of Facebook, which is at the core of their new film The Social Network.


Why James Franco is embarrassed to talk about himself!

An excellent New York Times piece on one of my favorite young actors James Franco; also the star of Danny Boyle's new film 127 Hours.


Noomi Rapace, original ‘Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ cast in Sherlock Holmes 2

Slashfilm.com has a story on Noomi Rapace, the star of the original Swedish film signing up to play the lead role opposite RDJ and Jude Law in the Sherlock Holmes sequel out next year.