92nd Street Y to host marathon reading of Philip Roth novel
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's 92nd Street Y says it will host a marathon reading of Philip Roth's novel "The Plot Against America" this October with the help of several prominent actors.
Real places in Oscar-nominated films from Dunkirk to Toronto
NEW YORK (AP) — From the beaches of France where "Dunkirk" took place to a historic Toronto theater where "Shape of Water" was filmed, fans can visit many of the real-world destinations depicted in this year's Oscar-nominated movies.
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
For the Italy depicted in "Call Me By Your Name," head to the town of Crema, about an hour from Milan in the northern Lombardy region. Actor Michael Stuhlbarg says the setting was "exquisitely beautiful. ... It was a character in the film."
"Call Me By Your Name" takes a while to get going and then ... it doesn't really get going. It doesn't need to.
This coming-of-age love story is all texture, tone and nuance. Tastes and colors and landscapes roll by at a slow, luxuriously lingering pace. Yes, some things happen, and some are even a bit outrageous. But, for the most part, this a film about a time, a place and a romance.
Armie Hammer, rising young superstar team up for a transcendent love story
If the chemistry between the stars is how we judge the quality of romantic films, it’s likely that the striking dynamics of Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer in “Call Me by Your Name” could earn director Luca Guadagnino a Nobel Prize. The bubbling strain between the leading men is the kind of intimate, authentic work that feels several steps above movie acting.
Review: A lovely, delicate romance in ‘Call Me By Your Name’
The hours move slowly in "Call Me By Your Name ."
Looking back over the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival, or CIFF, which ended last weekend, there is a seemingly myriad number of films in as many categories. It's difficult to pick just a few top films, but here are five to put on your list, some mainstream and others indie gems that will require some work and patience to find, but all worth your time and money.
As the director, producer, writer and star, Mr. Cheadle's take on peeling back the legend of the trumpet-playing powerhouse was intense but not quite the biographical film viewers were hoping for.
Rather, Miles Ahead (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Rated R, $30.99, 101 minutes) focuses on his emotionally drained, self-imposed retirement in the late-1970s in New York City but also looks at what might have happened during the time if the artist acted as more of a gangster...