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The nominees for Best Director at the 86th annual Academy Awards. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pix And Predix: Best Picture, Best Director

Sunday evening’s Academy Awards telecast marks the fifth year in the era of the Best Picture Times Two experiment, and it would appear to have caught on.

02/24/2014

(Leonardo DiCaprio stars in "The Wolf of Wall Street.")

Movie Review: ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

Call it an invitation to enjoy but not admire, otherwise known as a missed opportunity.

12/25/2013

(Meagan Good and Will Ferrell star in "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," a parody of television news.)

Your Holiday Season Movie Preview Guide

What are the new attractions moviegoers will be choosing among at multiplexes on this year’s final week and immediately beyond? Bill Wine has this survey…

12/12/2013

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Movie Review: ‘Ender’s Game’

This epic adventure may or may not launch a franchise, but it does stand alone as a generous helping of sci-fi food for thought.

11/02/2013

(Robert De Niro, left, and Harvey Keitel star in "Mean Streets," directed by Martin Scorsese.)

Home Video Report: Early DeNiro-Scorsese Collaboration

Martin Scorsese is probably responsible for more movie classics than any other American filmmaker, and to witness his early days just return to “Mean Streets,” his 1973 gem.

07/18/2012

Asa Butterfield as Hugo Cabret in 'Hugo.' (Credit: GK Films)

Movie Review: ‘Hugo’

Yep, director Martin Scorsese, for so long associated with dark crime dramas, delivers an ingenious and enchanting adventure about the early days of the movies. Not only is ‘Hugo’, ostensibly a kidflick, visually mesmerizing, it’s also an enthralling and moving tribute to film artists of an earlier era who worked in a kind of obscurity that modern major moviemakers like Scorsese have long since left behind.

11/26/2011

Sydney Lumet Dies At 86

Legendary Filmmaker And Philadelphia Native Sidney Lumet Dies In NY At 86

Speaking in his office above the Broadway theaters where he performed as a child, director Sidney Lumet was typically unpretentious in discussing his films, a body of work numbering more American classics than most have a right to contemplate.

04/09/2011

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Oscar Nominations: They Wuz Robbed! 

By now you’ve read or heard about the Oscar nominations. Well, KYW’s Bill Wine begs to differ — at least a bit.

01/25/2011