begin again

The essential ingredients in John Carney's films: music and heart -- see Once (2007) and Begin Again (2013)-- bubble up in
It's a cliché of the season to list award favorites, but it is also a thrill to be able to recommend so many good films.
Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.
For the past few years, my year-end music column has focused almost exclusively on lists of singles, from which I've tried my darndest to mine rubies in a slew of digital slush. Looking back on 2014, I was surprised to realize how many albums I fell in love with.
Viewing the recent DVD releases Chef and Begin Again, some startling similarities challenge viewers to rethink what it means to cultivate professional satisfaction. Both films feature a male artist who seems past his prime and is struggling through a mid-life crisis.
When John Carney (Once) decided to make a follow-up film about three people trying to maintain passion and artistic integrity in the music business, there was just one ideal choice to write the songs.
Announced today, the deal between Front Row Filmed Entertainment, one of the leading distributors of Hollywood, Bollywood
Simply put, this is the other best movie I've seen this year, along with the great Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac (about which
She's been a little busy, okay? The last time Hailee Steinfeld sat down with Jimmy Fallon, she mentioned that she was nervous
As the title (and Dave's general douche-baggery implies) the film is, in part, centered on Greta finding herself and henceforth
Vulture premiered the lyric video for Keira Knightley's version of "Lost Stars" from the "Begin Again" soundtrack. In the
Begin Again comes from writer-director John Carney, who burst forth with Once a few years ago. This film, which stars Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo (among others), captures the same blend of wistful emotions and life-affirming musical energy as that 2006 hit.
Wisdom has it, summer is for action thrillers, rom-coms, and other popcorn movies, but this season is particularly rich. Last
Adam Levine joins us to chat about his performance tonight in New York City, which will stream live online. He'll also dish on "The Voice," his controversial blonde 'do, his new movie and life as a soon-to-be married man.
Mark Ruffalo pulls a "Jerry Maguire" in the trailer for "Begin Again," a sweet-looking film about lost people who find each
From April 16 through April 27, some of Hollywood's biggest stars will make their way to New York for the 2014 Tribeca Film
Back in September of 2013, John Carney's "Can A Song Save Your Life?" premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival