Life of Pi is the story of how important Life of Pi is.
Life of Pi star Irrfan Khan forges a cross-cultural career.
Michael Winterbottom takes Hardy's Tess to today's Mumbai.
The movies that win the Oscar for Best Picture aren't the only ones that deserve your attention. Here are five films that were nominated, but lost, that we think are worth a screening.
James Franco puts his mind to it in 127 Hours.
Photos by Marco TorresA.R. Rahman "Jai Ho: The Journey Home" Toyota Center September 17, 2010 The Indian film-score composer A.R. Rahman, now widely known as the winner of two 2009 Academy Awards for Slumdog Millionaire, is the master of the movie-musical genre known as Bollywood. He is also ... More >>
Twenty-eight states, 23 dialects, endless choices
Fairy tale meets real life for runaway kids in Kisses.
The aptly named Losers is not a winning comic-book thriller.
Somers Town gets at the heart of working-class London. And might sell some train tickets, too.
Various Artists Putumayo Presents: India www.putumayo.com With Slumdog Millionaire's recent sweep at this year's Oscars, the music of India has become more and more present on our airwaves - a slow trend that began four decades ago when George Harrison first introduced Ravi Shankar's ragas t ... More >>
Asking questions on the Oscars' red carpet is not quite as glamorous as getting asked questions on the Oscars' red carpet, but two students from Rice are hoping fervently they get the chance.The team of Faheem Ahmed and Anish Patel (hopeful correspondent and cameraman, respectively) is among the top ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>
The Houston Film Critics Society, of which yours truly is a member (along with the those two guys that used to work for the Chronicle, among others), just released their 2008 award winners. I'm already drafting a strong letter of protest haranguing my fellow HFCS members for failing to acknowledge R ... More >>