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June 22, 2009

RT on DVD: Waltz with a Shopaholic Pink Panther in Wonderland Opens in new window

There's something for everyone this week on DVD, starting with an Oscar-nominated animated documentary (Waltz with Bashir), a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced chick flick (Confessions of a Shopaholic), and a disappointing adaptation of a bestselling family fantasy (Inkheart, starring Brendan Fraser). Foreign film fanatics have a well-received import to watch (Alice's House, from Brazil), while an international cast can't save Steve Martin's latest slapstick (The Pink Panther 2). Criterion releases a French New Wave classic conundrum (Last Year at Marienbad on Blu-ray), Elle Fanning gets a star vehicle (Phoebe in Wonderland), we get twice the Crispin Glover than usual (Simon Says, in which he plays twin psychos), and Antonio Banderas and Morgan Freeman team up to show that "direct-to-DVD" doesn't always equal terrible (The Code, directed by Mimi Leder). More...

January 13, 2009

Academy Names Nine Foreign Film Finalists Opens in new window

The Academy has narrowed its choices for this year's recipient of the Best Foreign Language Film Award, choosing its favorite nine releases from a field of 65. More...

January 8, 2009

Broadcast Film Critics Name Critics' Choice Winners Opens in new window

The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards were given on January 8, 2009, to honor the finest achievements in 2008 filmmaking. A list of nominees follows below, with winners in bold: More...

December 18, 2008

Ari Folman Joins Stanislaw Lem's Congress Opens in new window

"Waltz with Bashir" director Ari Folman has lined up his next project, an adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's science fiction short story "The Futurological Congress." More...

December 8, 2008

IDA Awards Honor Man on Wire, Waltz with Bashir Opens in new window

This year's International Documentary Association Awards, hosted by Morgan Spurlock, ended in a tie -- "Man on Wire" and "Waltz with Bashir" both came away with Distinguished Feature honors. More...

November 17, 2008

Waltz with Bashir - David Polonsky's Visual Companion Opens in new window

Waltz with Bashir's art director and illustrator David Polonsky was responsible for over 80% of the drawings that became the bedrock for the film's unique look, and gives RT an exclusive tour through a selection of the film's powerful images. More...

November 5, 2008

A bravura documentary which balances the personal and the political as it peers into the First Lebanon War, its animated approach never feeling like a novelty. Astonishing, unforgettable: you have to see it. Opens in new window

A change in the rules kept it from Oscar contention, but Ari Folman's animated documentary "Waltz with Bashir" has been raking in the glowing reviews -- and now, thanks to Empire's exclusive trailer, you can get a look at what the critics have been raving about. More...

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