The 24th edition of the Rio Film Festival will bring some 400 films from 60 countries to the theaters, beaches and squares of Rio de Janeiro.
Movies about novelists frequently fall into the trap of trying to visualize the act of writing. From the point of view of the observer, writing is a sedentary, monotonous activity that does not engage the viewer at the level of, say, a car chase. "The Words" takes the neat tack of trying to capture a writer not at the moment of creation, but at the moment when he chooses to betray the soul of his art by stealing another writer's work.
"Lady and the Tramp," "Heaven Can Wait," "A Star Is Born" and "Gone With the Wind" are just some of the films perfect for a romantic evening this Feb. 14.
One was waiting tables at a Times Square seafood restaurant. Another was in Disney films and on tour with the Jonas Brothers. A third had performed at Carnegie Hall, but wondered when she'd land theater's biggest prize.
On CBS' "The Mentalist," Simon Baker's character has things all figured out. He is able to read people, surroundings and situations so well that he can solve crimes.
A re-release of an old movie topped several new offerings at the box office, with "The Lion King 3-D" making $30.2 million in its debut.
Some of Britain's best-known actors and directors say the government's cuts to arts spending is the biggest threat to country's arts and culture in decades.
Kevin Spacey wants to introduce the moviegoing world to the human side of Wall Street bankers in his new film, "Margin Call," screening at the Berlin film festival on Friday.
Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons is dropping into "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" to guest star as a sex therapist.