Keira Knightley in Anna Karenina

Film review: ‘Anna Karenina’ starring Keira Knightley

Since 1915, Leo Tolstoy's classic novel, Anna Karenina, has been adapted eleven times for the big screen--and another handful of times for television--but that appartently didn't stop director Joe Wright from tackling this complex story with playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard, with mixed results.
Director Morgan Spurlock with two costumed fans

TIFF ’11 Blog: Saturday stars, music, and heroes

Saturday was one of the better days for me at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, and that's really the way it usually goes because, for whatever reason, things tend to be front-loaded at TIFF. The first three or maybe even four days pack in more activity than most of the other days combined. While that means I often had to choose between a number of stars in different places, thanks to a decently organized schedule I ended up doing interviews, red carpets, and the chance to be in the presence of the great Stan Lee.
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DVD Tuesday: ‘Client 9’ and ‘Let Me In’

Available today on DVD and Blu-ray: director Alex Gibney explores the rise and fall of New York governor Eliot Spitzer in Client 9; Chloe Moretz and Kodi Smit-McPhee star in the horror remake, Let Me In; two people try to survive an alien wasteland on Earth in the drama, Monsters; plus a look at Never Let Me Go, starring Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley, and Andrew Garfield.