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  • Indie Focus: Bill Plympton and animation for grown-ups

    Indie Focus: Bill Plympton and animation for grown-ups
    Animated features have long been the favored medium for telling kid-friendly stories about princesses and cuddly creatures. But if New York-based animator Bill Plympton were to have his way, moviegoers would also see more hand-drawn offerings depicting...
  • Christopher Plummer salutes studio moguls in new TCM miniseries

    Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are movie studio names, but they also reflect the names of colorful individuals who helped get them started. Those legends are saluted by the most appropriate network for that, as Turner Classic Movies launches the...
  • Farley Granger dies at 85; handsome leading man best known for roles in Hitchcock films

    Farley Granger dies at 85; handsome leading man best known for roles in Hitchcock films
    Farley Granger, a handsome young leading man during Hollywood's post-World War II era who was best known for his starring roles in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense thrillers "Strangers on a Train" and "Rope," has died. He was 85. Granger died of natural...
  • Bill Varney dies at 77; Oscar-winning sound mixer

    Bill Varney dies at 77; Oscar-winning sound mixer
    Bill Varney, an Academy Award-winning sound mixer whose final film credit was a "director's edition" of Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil" that was released on the film's 40th anniversary, has died. He was 77. Varney died Saturday of congestive heart...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • Video: What is Michael Moore's next movie?

     
    Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore made waves at the Toronto Film Festival on Monday and not just regarding his new film, "Capitalism: A Love Story." At the film's news conference, Moore -- naturally -- discussed capitalism and how capitalism had...
  • Summer cinema roundup — release dates through Labor Day

     
    We keep a running in-house tally of what's opening and when on the cinema scene, and a few times a year, I just dump the dates I have out on the blog here to give you an idea of what's opening, what it's about, and when. As May 6 is the more or less &#...
  • Movie Review: Bloodworth

     
    Drawled words and phrases roll off the tongue like backwoods Shakespeare in “Bloodworth,” the second feature film to be made from a book by Southern Gothic novelist William Gay. And like “That Evening Sun,” there's a languorous,...
  • Coming Attractions: Silent Movies!

     
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is presenting Summer of Silents, nine selections chosen from movies that were awarded Photoplay magazine’s Medal of Honor. Except for “The General,” the films will be shown on Monday nights...
  • Makeup Bag: Liz Goldwyn dishes on her favorite beauty products

     
    Liz Goldwyn, granddaughter of movie tycoon Samuel Goldwyn, is an accomplished filmmaker, author, jewelry designer and artist. But in fashion circles, she's just as well-known for her chic, downtown style and signature beauty look — centered around...
  • Listen in on sound masters at the Academy's 'Horrorshow'

     
    Continuing our countdown to Halloween is another Susan King special touting what will be a cool look by many of the creators of audible terror at some of film's greatest scary tales -- from 1925's "The Phantom of the Opera"......