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  • George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' pushed to 2014

    George Clooney's World War II drama "The Monuments Men" will not arrive in theaters this year as planned because the film's visual effects could not be completed in time, the actor and director said. The tale of a ragtag band of art historians, museum...
  • AFI Fest keeps festival circuit's awards-season buzz going

    If you're a studio hoping your film has a shot during awards season, chances are you've already premiered the movie to an elite audience by now. With Sundance, Telluride, Toronto and other festivals, there are plenty of opportunities to unveil an Oscar...
  • David O. Russell to receive special tribute at AFI Fest

    David O. Russell to receive special tribute at AFI Fest
    With his "American Hustle" one of the few pieces of the year-end film puzzle yet to click into place, David O. Russell will receive a special tribute at the upcoming AFI Fest. The event will take place on Nov. 8 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood....
  • 'American Hustle' Writer: Jennifer Lawrence Is 'Like a Brick Through a Plate Glass Window, That's How Solid She Is'

    Who says writers are cranky? At WGAW's "Behind the Screen" reception at the Capital Grille Oct. 10, overwhelming gratitude was the pervasive statement. The annual event serves as the WGA's kickoff to awards season. "American Hustle" writer Eric Warren...
  • Release date cheat sheet: 'Monuments Men,' 'Jack Ryan' and the rest

    There’s been more movement on the upcoming film schedule than at a Pixar weekend matinee. On Thursday, several movies — including George Clooney’s “Monuments Men,” David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” and...
  • Oscars 2014: Jennifer Lawrence and the name game

    Oscars 2014: Jennifer Lawrence and the name game
    When nominee names are called out at Sunday's Academy Awards, audiences will quickly recognize them--Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew McConaughey, Spike Jonze, to name three favorites. But what to actually call them? In Hollywood, a name is just a name, until...
  • 'Monuments Men:' Where do all the postponements leave the Oscar race?

    'Monuments Men:' Where do all the postponements leave the Oscar race?
    When George Clooney and Sony Pictures said Tuesday that the release of “The Monuments Men” would be delayed from mid-December to an unspecified date in 2014, they set off a round of speculation--and potential scrambling. “Monuments Men,...
  • AFI Fest Kicks Off With Awards Hopeful 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Attention, Hollywood Boulevard drivers. The AFI Fest presented by Audi will likely tie up the blocks around the Chinese Theater even worse than usual. From Nov. 7 through 14, films from 42 countries (up from 28 last year) will be presented on eight...
  • White House to Screen Weinstein's 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    President Obama will attend a screening of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," in an early echo of last year's Oscar race during which a number of movies were shown at the White House, adding to their prestige in the midst of awards season. The Weinstein...
  • Reel Critics: Between two worlds

    Reel Critics: Between two worlds
    A major studio making a movie about one of its own blockbuster hits sounds like a bad idea. The potential for self congratulation is obvious. But "Saving Mr. Banks" is a worthy Disney project that entertains on its own merits. Tom Hanks and Emma...
  • 'American Hustle' review: Electric lady land

    'American Hustle' review: Electric lady land
    **1/2 (out of four) In early December, the New York Film Critics Circle awarded director/co-writer David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” Best Picture and Best Screenplay. That’s pushing it. Lacking the confidence of Russell’...