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  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2013)

    Ender's Game Distributor: Summit Entertainment An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny...
  • 'American Horror Story' renewed for Season 4

    'American Horror Story' renewed for Season 4
    "American Horror Story" will live to frighten another day. FX announced on Wednesday that Ryan Murphy's "miniseries franchise" would return for another cycle. Murphy's take on the horror genre, which involves a repertory group of actors performing...
  • 'About Time' and the Pleasures of the Time-Travel Romance

    "About Time," Richard Curtis' third and final film as a director, is -- wait a second. Today's theme being time travel, let's suspend that thought and return to the not-terribly-distant past -- specifically, to the fall of 1980, when Universal (the...
  • NYCC: Manga artists, online fans team up for Wikia writing project

     
    Iconic manga artists teamed up with an online community to take fan fiction to a new level. Throughout September, manga […]...
  • Gardner, Yamaguchi, Urrutia Win at BARS

    Three films that home in on the psychology of characters, not splatfests - Jeremy Gardner's "The Battery," Yudai Yamaguchi's "Abductee" and Miguel Urrutia's "Wake Up and Die" - proved major winners at the 14th Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre (BARS). BARS also...
  • Film Review: 'Miss Zombie'

    Set in a futuristic Japan where zombies are domesticated as house pets and servants, genre auteur Sabu's "Miss Zombie" is a deadpan social satire, an ode to motherhood, and a self-consciously grungy homage to classic silent horror-thrillers. Depicting a...
  • 'Saw II' Director Darren Lynn Bousman Bows 'Abattoir' Via Radical Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

    Darren Lynn Bousman, director of "Saw II," "Saw III" and "Saw IV," is set to direct "Abattoir," which will be produced by Radical Studios, and brought onto the market at AFM by Paris-based sales company Versatile Films. Bousman will work from a...
  • Blake Shelton's 'Based on a True Story...' wins CMA top album award

    CMA Award voters, perhaps trying to avoid the partisan politics that have handcuffed Washington this year, took the safe route by giving the album of the year award to Blake Shelton's "Based on a True Story..." That skirted the most dynamic entries in...
  • AFM: Bac Packs Pacts for Gael Garcia Bernal Starrer 'El Ardor' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Bac Films has inked a flurry of deals on Gael Garcia Bernal starrer "El Ardor," an Argentina-set contempo Western helmed and penned by Pablo Fendrick ("Blood Appears"). Handling international sales, excluding North America and Latin America, Paris-...
  • Petty Theft: Crime-Oriented Reality TV Recycles More Scripted Series, Movies

    It's hardly a surprise to see a reality-TV show pretty slavishly seek to replicate scripted drama, and particularly its most durable genre, the crime procedural. What's notable, at least this month, is how brazen and sometimes lazy producers and...
  • Film Review: 'Contracted'

    The ick factor is high in "Contracted," a body-horror opus that will satisfy genre fans who like to be grossed out, but doesn't have much to offer on any other count. It's unclear whether this tale of an annoying young Los Angeleno whose physical well-...