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  • Mark Schultz, of 'Foxcatcher' fame, still grapples with Hollywood spotlight

    Mark Schultz, of 'Foxcatcher' fame, still grapples with Hollywood spotlight
    "Wake up, Turbo," Mark Schultz said, talking to his phone. The Droid Turbo didn't respond. "Wake up, Turbo," he prodded again. "Wake up, Turbo! Call Bennett Miller." The screen remained blank, so he sighed and dialed the "Foxcatcher" director's number...
  • William and Mary film festival includes documentary on campus rape

    – The eighth annual William and Mary Global Film Festival this weekend at The Kimball Theatre will feature a sneak preview of a documentary about campus sexual assault that drew much attention last month at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival....
  • 'A Kim Jong-Il Production' times it right, post-Sony hacking

    'A Kim Jong-Il Production' times it right, post-Sony hacking
    In publishing, as in showbiz, timing is critical. Serendipity seems to have smiled on author Paul Fischer and his new book, "A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress and a Young Dictator's Rise to...
  • "Timbuktu," an Oscar nominee, explores Islamic extremism

    An Islamic extremist can't summon the necessary fervor while making a video hailing the jihadi cause in a scene from "Timbuktu," an Oscar nominee for best foreign language film that is based on the militant takeover of the ancient city in Mali in 2012....
  • Iran director Panahi's 'Taxi' wins top honor at Berlin fest

    Iranian dissident filmmaker Jafar Panahi's movie "Taxi," in which the director stars as a taxi driver talking to passengers as he navigates the streets of Tehran, won the top Golden Bear prize Saturday at the Berlin International Film Festival. Panahi,...
  • "Relatos salvajes", puede dar la sorpresa como "El secreto de sus ojos"

    "Relatos salvajes", puede dar la sorpresa como "El secreto de sus ojos"
    LOS ANGELES - La película polaca "Ida" es la gran favorita para imponerse en la categoría de mejor filme de habla no inglesa en la 87 edición de los Óscar, en la que la argentina "Relatos salvajes" busca dar la sorpresa como ya hiciera "El secreto de...
  • Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)

    Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)
    Timing is everything in the Oscar race. Except when it's not. This year's Academy Awards field has done more than most to upend traditional rhythms of Hollywood's awards season, a normally finely-tuned red-carpet ballet. "Not my tempo" — the...
  • Carbondale ready to roll out Big Muddy Film Festival

    Carbondale ready to roll out Big Muddy Film Festival
    Illinois Feb. 24-March 1: 37th Annual Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale. This is among the oldest student-organized film festivals in the country. Among films that will be shown, many of which are shorts, are documentaries, sci-fi, adult and world...
  • South by Southwest accepts documentary by Glenbrook South graduate

    For the last four years, Glenbrook South High School graduate and filmmaker Mark Helenowski has worked on a documentary about the hard-won success of Chicago chef Curtis Duffy. Duffy built his three-Michelin-star restaurant, Grace, "from concrete box to...
  • Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'

     Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'
    Damien Chazelle braced himself for disaster. It was opening night at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Chazelle's movie "Whiplash" was about to have its premiere in front of a packed house in Park City, Utah. Just six years out of college, Chazelle...
  • Enzian to ask fans for expansion help

    Enzian to ask fans for expansion help
    On its 30th anniversary Sunday, the Enzian theater in Maitland announced it will go forward with a fundraising campaign to expand to three movie screens. Enzian President Henry Maldonado put the odds of construction at 99 percent. The theater, which has...