- 'Carol,' 'Beasts of No Nation' lead Independent Spirit nods Updated: Nov-24-15 4:25 pm
LOS ANGELES - The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.
- With lessons for today, movies bring back the '50s Updated: Nov-23-15 4:08 pm
NEW YORK - Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality.
- With precision and power, Todd Haynes captures 'Carol' Updated: Nov-18-15 2:50 pm
NEW YORK - Subtle and gorgeous, Todd Haynes' period romance "Carol" swells and staggers with the tremors of an unexpected love. The setting (1950s New York) and the characters (played by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara), may seem remote to some, but few won't recognize the film's dreamy undulations of emotion - including the director, himself.
- Review: Game over in the dreary 'Mockingjay Part 2' Updated: Nov-16-15 2:49 pm
"The Hunger Games" movies have unfolded in a relative blitzkrieg - four movies in four years - and in a fan-fueled fever that has masked some seriously silly political allegory with the thrill of survival games and the awesome star power of Jennifer Lawrence. In the final installation, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2," the game is over.