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  • This image released by Fox Searchlight shows director Wes Anderson, left, with Jude Law on the set of "The Grand Budapest Hotel ." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Martin Scali)

    Wes Anderson dreams of a Europe before bombs fell

    A new Wes Anderson film arrives like a magician's latest illusion, greeted by questions of not just "How does he do it?" but "What is it, exactly?"

  • This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Ralph Fiennes, left, and Tony Revolori in "The Grand Budapest Hotel ." (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight)

    Review: Fiennes shows comic chops in Anderson film

    One of the many surprises in Wes Anderson's rich, layered and quirkily entertaining new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," is the emergence of a new comic actor, one with impeccable timing and just the right mix of gravitas and utter zaniness.

  • Members of the jury from top left, actress Greta Gerwig, jury president James Schamus, actress Trinie Dyrholm, actor Tony Leung, from bottom left director Michel Gondry, producer Barbara Broccoli, actor Christoph Waltz and director Mitra Farahani pose for photographers at a hotel in Berlin prior to the beginning of the International Film Festival Berlinale, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. The festival will run from Feb. 6 until Feb. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Axel Schmidt)

    Anderson's hotel caper kicks off Berlin film fest

    Director Wes Anderson and a strong ensemble cast including Ralph Fiennes, Bill Murray and Edward Norton kicked off the annual Berlin International Film Festival on Thursday with "The Grand Budapest Hotel," a caper set in a fictional spa town in pre-World War II Europe. Here are some tidbits from opening day at the first of the year's major European film festivals.

  • Ralph Fiennes explores darker side of Dickens

    By Michael Ordoña

  • Craig puts his stamp on James Bond with ‘Skyfall’

    If you just looked at the cast and crew of "Skyfall," you could easily confuse the assembled talent for a prestige costume drama. Director Sam Mendes, actors Judi Dench, Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes, and cinematographer Roger Deakins might just as easily be mounting a Shakespeare adaptation.

  • With 'Skyfall,' Craig puts his stamp on Bond

    If you just looked at the cast and crew of "Skyfall," you could easily confuse the assembled talent for a prestige costume drama. Director Sam Mendes, actors Judi Dench, Javier Bardem and Ralph Fiennes, and cinematographer Roger Deakins might just as easily be mounting a Shakespeare adaptation.

  • Liam Neeson as Zeus is in a hard place between two rocks in "Wrath of the Titans," a noisy sequel to 2010's "Clash of the Titans." (Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures via Associated Press)

    MOVIE REVIEW: 'Wrath of the Titans'

    "Wrath of the Titans" is a terrifyingly loud picture. But no amount of Dolby bang can jolt this thunderously tedious film from its lifeless slumber.

  • Actress Gillian Anderson (right) shows first editions of a Charles Dickens book to Britain's Prince Charles, his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and David Wootton (left), the lord mayor of London, during a tour of the Dickens Museum in London on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

    Dickens seen as a man of today 200 years later

    He wrote about life in the modern city, with its lawyers and criminals, bankers and urchins, dreamers and clerks. He created characters still known to millions — Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim, Pip and Miss Havisham, Fagin and Oliver Twist. And it made him a star, mobbed by fans on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • Britain marks Charles Dickens' 200th birthday

    He wrote about life in the modern city, with its lawyers and criminals, bankers and urchins, dreamers and clerks. He created characters still known to millions _ Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim, Pip and Miss Havisham, Fagin and Oliver Twist. And it made him a star, mobbed by fans on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • Actress Gillian Anderson (right) shows two first editions of a Charles Dickens book, with the author's annotations, to Britain's Prince Charles (second from left); his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; and David Wootton, lord mayor of London, during a tour of the Dickens Museum in London on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth. (AP Photo/Andrew Winning, Pool)

    Britain marks Charles Dickens' 200th birthday

    He wrote about life in the modern city, with its lawyers and criminals, bankers and urchins, dreamers and clerks. He created characters still known to millions — Ebeneezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim, Pip and Miss Havisham, Fagin and Oliver Twist. And it made him a star, mobbed by fans on both sides of the Atlantic.

  • Oscars Academy honors Vanessa Redgrave in London

    Vanessa Redgrave was hailed at a Hollywood film academy tribute Sunday, praised as an actress and an activist by A-list friends including Ralph Fiennes, Meryl Streep and James Earl Jones.

  • Fiennes, Cronenberg to get London Film Fest honors

    Ralph Fiennes and David Cronenberg are to receive lifetime achievement awards at the London Film Festival, organizers said Tuesday.

  • Movie fans wait in line at the box office to purchase Toronto International Film Festival ticket sales on Wednesday. The festival starts Thursday and runs through Sept. 18. Music and documentaries are getting the red carpet treatment this year. (Associated Press)

    Toronto film festival touts music, documentaries

    There's a broader vibe than the usual Hollywood A-listers this year at the Toronto International Film Festival, one of the world's top cinema showcases and a prelude for contenders at the Academy Awards.

  • Iranian actress Leila Hatami, Director Asghar Farhadi, actresses Sarina Farhadi and Sareh Bayat , from left, attend a photocall about the movie   'Nader and Simin , A Seperation' at the International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. The  Iranian director is competing at the Berlin film festival with a portrayal of a disintegrating marriage that highlights a clash between traditional and modern ways of thinking.  Asghar Farhadi's "Nader and Simin, A Separation" screened on Tuesday. Farhadi was honored as best director in Berlin two years ago for his previous movie, "About Elly."  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    Fiennes modernizes Shakespeare's 'Coriolanus'

    For his debut as a director, Ralph Fiennes has pulled the Shakespearean tragedy "Coriolanus" into the present-day world of 24-hour news coverage of riots and politics.

  • Ralph Fiennes' directorial debut showing in Berlin

    Actor Ralph Fiennes' debut as a director _ a version of the Shakespeare tragedy "Coriolanus" _ is to premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival in February.

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