Patricia Clarkson Is Nine Years Wiser in ‘Learning to Drive’

Based on a New Yorker article by poet and essayist Katha Pollitt, “Learning to Drive” is the story of a New York City book editor named Wendy Shields (Patricia Clarkson), who forms an unlikely bond with her Indian Sikh driving instructor Darwan Singh Tur (Sir Ben Kingsley) amid the turmoil of her crumbling marriage. Although […]

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‘The Boxtrolls’ Directors Reveal the Secrets of Stop-Motion Magic

Animation, by nature, is larger than life. “The Boxtrolls” just might be larger than that. Produced by LAIKA, the stop-motion animation studio behind the hits “Coraline” and “ParaNorman,” “The Boxtrolls” combines classic stop-motion techniques with revolutionary rapid prototyping technology and computer-generated effects for the most beautifully detailed animated movie in years. The film follows an orphaned […]

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