Posts Tagged ‘Kirsten Dunst’

Review: The Beguiled

— by RON WILKINSON — Filled with the simmering sensuality of Nicole Kidman’s “Dogville,” this movie starts out slow and builds to a delicious climax. Based on the 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan, the story starts with a young girl from the nearby Farnsworth Seminary singing in the Vi[...]

Review: Hidden Figures

— by RON WILKINSON — Emerging director Theodore Melfi’s “Hidden Figures” tells a wonderful story about three unknown women who supplied powerful parts of the NASA space race puzzle. In a screenplay co-written with Allison Schroeder and based on the New York Times bestse[...]

Review: Midnight Special

— by RON WILKINSON — Michael Shannon does the heavy lifting in Jeff Nichols’ sci-fi yarn of Alton (Jaeden Lieberher), a child with peculiar abilities. Nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, Nichols is racking up an enviable record of awards with only his first four [...]

Winners of 2011 European Film Awards Announced

— by SEAN GERSKI — Every year, the European Film Academy presents the European Film Awards, which honor winners in a total of 17 categories, including European Film, European Director, European Actress and European Actor. The 24th European Film Awards took place in Berlin on Dec. 3 and t[...]

Four Clips from ‘Melancholia’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Melancholia” is a new film by director Lars von Trier, and for anybody familiar with his work (such as “Antichrist”), then you know his new work will be anything but ordinary and bland. With such a unique way of showing emotion in his films th[...]

‘The Tree of Life’ Wins Top Prize at Cannes Film Festival

— by SEAN GERSKI — At the Cannes Film Festival this weekend, the Palme d’Or went to Terrence Malick’s “The Tree of Life,” which opens in limited release May 27. The winner of the Special Jury Prize was “Elena” (directed by Andrew Zvyagintsev). And the [...]

Six Clips from ‘All Good Things’

— by ALEXA MILAN — After brilliant performances in “Half Nelson” and “Lars and the Real Girl,” Ryan Gosling is quickly becoming one of the most under-appreciated young actors around. Too bad one of his most recent movies has flown largely under the radar. In ̶[...]

Short Film Theater: ‘Non Plus One’

— by RACHEL COYNE — When watching the cute, though somewhat clichéd, short film “Non Plus One,” I felt like I was watching either a music video or an extended GAP commercial. And as it turns out, I was sort of watching both. “Non Plus One” is a five-minute look at a[...]