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November 7, 2006

Man Charged In Death of Actress Adrienne Shelly Opens in new window

A 19 year-old construction worker has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of actress Adrienne Shelly, according to the New York Times. Shelly, who starred in Hal Hartley's "Trust" and "The Unbelievable Truth" as well as this year's "Factotum," was 40. More...

August 17, 2006

Certified Fresh Forecast: "The Illusionist," "Factotum" Are Your Alternatives to "Snakes" Opens in new window

Amid all the attention surrounding "Snakes on a Plane," smaller cinematic gems like "The Illusionist" and "Factotum" may be slipping under the radar. Both movies are in the running for Certified Fresh, and both movies offer a reprieve for those who don't want anything to do with snakes! More...

August 17, 2006

Critical Consensus: "SOAP," "Material Girls" Not Screened; "Accepted" Denied; "Sunshine" Shines Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got snakes.... on a plane ("Snakes on a Plane," starring Samuel L. Jackson), slackers on a campus ("Accepted," starring Justin Long), and Duffs on the screen ("Material Girls," starring Hilary and Haylie Duff). What do the critics have to say? More...

April 20, 2006

SF International Fest Starts Today; "Factotum," "Romance," "Companion" and More! Opens in new window

Bay Area RTers, get yourselves to San Francisco this weekend for the annual SF International Film Festival for your chance to see flicks like "Factotum," "Art School Confidential," and John Turturro's "Romance & Cigarettes" (if you missed their earlier festival runs). More...

January 26, 2006

SUNDANCE: Weinberg's Sundance Scorecard Opens in new window

With Senh, Jen, and Terrible Tim Ryan roaming the streets of Park City, the Tomato readers have had plenty of Sundance reports to pick through. But I thought I'd contribute my own two pennies to the coverage, and give you the best-to-worst lowdown on the myriad movies I took in. More...

January 26, 2006

SUNDANCE: "Wordplay," "Door," "Listener" and "Factotum" Acquired Opens in new window

Now that the Sundance Film Festival is starting to wind down, more films join the ranks of early pick-ups "Little Miss Sunshine" and "The Science of Sleep," acquired this week by Fox Searchlight and Warner Independent, respectively. More...

January 25, 2006

SUNDANCE: Blog -- Senh Duong and the Bad Seeds Opens in new window

In our belated recap of Day Four at Sundance, the RT crew spots Nick Cave, snaps Maggie Gyllenhaal & Peter Sarsgaard, checks out Matt Dillon's "Factotum," and hangs with Dan Clowes at the "Art School Confidential" party! Click here to read more. More...

January 24, 2006

SUNDANCE: "Factotum" Review Opens in new window

There are many laughs in "Factotum," and they are very dry laughs indeed. A wry examination of quiet desperation, the film boasts rich performances and a nice topographical map of skid row. More...

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