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  • 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' expected to champion box office

    The biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings” will probably top the box office this weekend, replacing "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1" as No. 1. The film is expected to pull in about $25 million to $30 million in 3,503 locations,...
  • From 'Big Eyes' to 'Mr. Turner': A look back at artist biopics

    From 'Big Eyes' to 'Mr. Turner': A look back at artist biopics
    Whether traditional or radical in style, the artist biopic usually comes with an air of cinematic prestige. This awards season, moviegoers and awards voters have two ambitious but very different examples of the genre to ponder. "Mr. Turner" is filmmaker...
  • 'Nightcrawler': Jake Gyllenhaal keeps up his gonzo streak

    'Nightcrawler': Jake Gyllenhaal keeps up his gonzo streak
    Jake Gyllenhaal's character in "Nightcrawler" is no swashbuckling action hero, nor is he a swoon-inducing hunk. He's a sallow, sunken-eyed scavenger, a nocturnal crime-scene paparazzo with an eerie sense of determination and a busted moral compass. He...
  • China's foreign-language Oscars pick, 'Nightingale,' a surprise move

    China's foreign-language Oscars pick, 'Nightingale,' a surprise move
    For years, mainland China has thrown the big-budget movies of its most-heralded directors into the Oscars' foreign-language film race. Zhang Yimou, known for "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers," has had seven shots at the Academy Award as China's...
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan on 'Winter Sleep' and Learning to Love Boring Movies

    To those who may feel intimidated by the prospect of a three-hour-and-16-minute Turkish movie bearing the somnambulant title "Winter Sleep," director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has this advice: don't be afraid to be bored. "To be bored is not important," he says...
  • Darren Aronofsky to Be Jury President at Berlin

    LONDON -- American director, screenwriter and producer Darren Aronofsky will be jury president of the 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival. "Darren Aronofsky has distinguished himself as an outstanding protagonist in contemporary auteur cinema. In his...
  • Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde's Horror Movie 'Lazarus' Rises at Relativity

    Relativity Studios has acquired U.S. distribution rights to horror movie "Lazarus," produced by micro-budget maven Jason Blum. Mark Duplass, Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters ("American Horror Story") and Donald Glover ("Community") star in the film, set for a...
  • Stockholm Festival Kicks Off 25th Edition

    Some 201 films from 60 countries make the 25th edition of Stockholm Film Festival the biggest so far. Unspooling through Nov. 16, the festival is honoring Uma Thurman, Mike Leigh and recent Golden Lion winner Roy Andersson. The Stockholm Film Festival...
  • Stockholm Fest: Helmer Mikael Marcimain Talks Film

    After helming critically acclaimed Swedish miniseries including "How Soon Is Now" and "The Laser Man," Mikael Marcimain made his debut feature with "Call Girl," winning the debut prize in Toronto in 2012 and 11 Swedish Guldbagge nominations, and also...
  • 'Sea Fog' wins Hawaii Festival's Top Prize

    HONOLULU - "Sea Fog," Korean director Shim Sung-Bo's debut feature about an illegal immigrant smuggling operation that goes wrong, won the Golden Orchid top prize at the Hawaii International Film Festival, which unspools in Honolulu and other venues...
  • Alan Rickman to Receive Camerimage's Kieslowski Award

    LONDON -- British actor-director Alan Rickman is to receive the Camerimage film festival's Krzysztof Kieslowski Award. Rickman will present his latest film as a director and actor, "Little Chaos," at the fest. The pic, which is set within the court of...