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British director Danny Boyle was the best director of 2008 for his work on the critical smash Slumdog Millionaire, the Directors Guild of America says. The TV and film organization named Boyle, 52, the winner of the 2008 DGA best director award during its annual awards ceremony in Los Angeles Saturday,
By A. O. Scott When a movie's engagement with reality is at once impossible to miss and difficult to define, we frequently say it's like a documentary. The comparison, however, is anything but straightforward, since there are so many different ways a film can document (or distort) the literal truth.
By HANNAH BROWN In a year when there just hasn't been much buzz about new Israeli releases, the nominees for the Ophir Awards, which were announced Tuesday at a press conference in Tel Aviv, were a predictable bunch.
By Joan Dupont Summer in the city is not all about light entertainment. Israeli cinema has been captivating Paris audiences, especially with the release of two films that made their debuts in Cannes.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.