On Movies Archive: January, 2013

Michael Haneke talks about Oscar-nominated Amour

Comment icon 0 Comments
Michael Haneke is sitting in a windowless room, in the lower floor of a Toronto hotel. It’s small, it’s confining, and it seems... Read more

Abington actor gets big break: Slapping J.Lo around

Comment icon 0 Comments
It’s not every actor who gets to slap Jennifer Lopez. But Micah Hauptman, who plays one of a gang of double-crossing thieves in the new... Read more

Matthew Quick’s Silver Linings followup lands at DreamWorks

Comment icon 0 Comments
It could be a silver linings paycheck. Matthew Quick, author of the novel-turned-Oscar-nominated Silver Linings Playbook, has sold screen... Read more

Christina Weiss Lurie launches new Hollywood film company

Comment icon 0 Comments
Christina Weiss Lurie has some big news, and it’s not about Chip Kelly moving here from Eugene. The co-owner of the Philadelphia Eagles... Read more

Stooges book retraces Larry, Moe and Curly’s steps – and their slaps, punches and pratfalls

Comment icon 0 Comments
It took eleven years and several dog-eared editions of the Thomas Guide map books of Los Angeles, but Jim Pauley, a self-described lifelong... Read more

Ben Affleck joins directing vets on DGA nominee list

Comment icon 0 Comments
The Academy Award nominations are announced on Thursday, and it’s a good bet that when the best director nominees are read, the five... Read more

Amour, Lincoln, Master win top critics' prizes

Comment icon 0 Comments
Michael Haneke’s heartbreaking drama about an aging Paris couple, starring French New Wave icons Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle... Read more

Sci-fi looming large in 2013

Comment icon 0 Comments
Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Will Smith, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Harrison Ford and Viola Davis are zipping... Read more