Winning an Oscar – or just being nominated – can transform a Hollywood future. Yet just because some actors and filmmakers weren’t shortlisted for an Academy Award doesn’t mean their great work is going unrewarded.
New DVD releases this week include All Is Lost, Best Man Holiday, Enders Game
Hoffman, 46, was found dead Sunday in his New York City home
The lines crease and arc, deeper they have grown, spooling out from lips, chin and eyes, which glimmer like blue flames in a vigil. The face is a map, a diary; a rough terrain once smooth, showing its courage in its frailties. It is still handsome – age can thieve only so much – but it makes you think of him many years ago in the roles of Gatsby, the Sundance Kid and the all-too-content Hubbell Gardiner.
There’s a whole genre of youth movie, the one-great-night genre, in which two young people meet, share romance and adventure and look up to realize that their lives have changed entirely over the course of a few hours. “At Middleton” is the middle-aged equivalent of those pictures, a one-great-day movie, about two adults, very different from each other in personality, who make an unexpected and deep connection that they can’t deny.
Current films are reviewed each week to provide parents a guide to decide what may be appropriate to younger viewers
Join The Bee's movie critic, Carla Meyer, as she breaks down the 2014 Academy Award nominations. The live chat is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m., right after nominations are announced. Share your opinions about the academy's picks.