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  • Readers respond after 'Boyhood' fails to impress critic Kenneth Turan

     Readers respond after 'Boyhood' fails to impress critic Kenneth Turan
    Finally a serious critic has the courage to say "the king has no clothes" or at least a very limited wardrobe ["A Gang of One Unmoved By 'Boy" by Kenneth Turan, Aug. 3]. When I left the movie, I felt like I had sat through an overlong, disjointed, at...
  • TIFF 2014: Lonnie Franklin, BASE jumpers among doc world premieres

    TIFF 2014: Lonnie Franklin, BASE jumpers among doc world premieres
    New documentaries about the culture-jamming comedy troupe the Yes Men, the BASE jumping pioneer Carl Boenish and the alleged Los Angeles serial killer Lonnie Franklin will make their world premieres in the documentary section of the upcoming Toronto...
  • 'The Strain's' Ruta Gedmintas Leads Jane Linfoot's 'The Incident'

    LONDON -- Principal photography has started on "The Incident," a character-driven psychological drama, starring Ruta Gedmintas, who appears in FX's new horror drama "The Strain." Shooting will take place on location in Yorkshire, Northern England, for...
  • WATCH: First Trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's 'Horns'

    Dimension and TWC-Radius have released the first full trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's "Horns" three months before its Halloween launch. The fantasy thriller follows an American-accented Radcliffe, whose character gains paranormal abilities (and, as the...
  • Pilots' players remain fresh, engaged at end of long spring and summer

    Pilots' players remain fresh, engaged at end of long spring and summer
    HAMPTON — While their Peninsula Pilots teammates endured a long trip for a game at Wilmington, N.C., last Tuesday, Iowa native Taylor Ostrich went offshore fishing with his family, while Kyle Kempf and his family, in from Indiana, took a sightseeing...
  • Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution

     Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution
    Watching dramas or comedies in the cities where they were shot is a fairly common experience. But it's not often one views a film about a revolution just blocks from where the uprising happened. That surreal situation has been playing out over the...
  • Fatih Akin to Receive Douglas Sirk Award at Filmfest Hamburg

    LONDON -- Filmfest Hamburg is to honor Hamburg-based director Fatih Akin with its Douglas Sirk Award, which is presented to a personality for outstanding achievements within film culture and the film industry. Festival director Albert Wiederspiel said...
  • Noel Black, Director of Cult Hit 'Pretty Poison,' Dies at 77

    Noel Black, who directed the 1968 black comedy "Pretty Poison," a cult hit despite a diverse critical response, died of bacterial pneumonia at a hospital in Santa Barbara, Calif. on July 5. He was 77. Starring Anthony Perkins and Tuesday Weld, "Pretty...
  • Sarajevo to Honor Gael Garcia Bernal, Agnes B., Danis Tanovic

    LONDON -- Actor Gael Garcia Bernal, designer and filmmaker Agnes B., and director Danis Tanovic will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo at the 20th Sarajevo Film Festival. Agnes B. and Garcia Bernal will receive their awards at the opening ceremony....
  • Larry Clark's 'The Smell of Us' to World Premiere in Venice

    LONDON -- Larry Clark's Paris skateboarders pic "The Smell of Us" will have its world premiere in Venice Days, an independent sidebar running during the Venice Film Festival. The pic, which stars Michael Pitt, Alex Martin and Niseem Theillaud, is "the...
  • CBS Films Shake-Up: Terry Press Sole President, Wolfgang Hammer Out

    Terry Press is solely in charge of CBS Films after her co-president Wolfgang Hammer quietly stepped down last May, a company spokesman confirmed. Hammer will reportedly continue to play a consulting role at CBS Corporate, advising on digital content. The...