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  • Telluride Film Review: 'Wild'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Cheryl Strayed's heartrending 2012 account of her 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail presented no shortage of obstacles en route to the bigscreen, not least in the way it used the great outdoors as the backdrop for a...
  • Could Corbin Bernsen be in Bethlehem as early as April?

    Could Corbin Bernsen be in Bethlehem as early as April?
    Bethlehem got a little star power last year when actors Corbin Bernsen, Taylor Spreitler and friends scoured the city for spots to shoot their "passion project," a coming-of-age movie titled "Bethlehem." They said they wanted authenticity and revised...
  • Steve Carell's 'Foxcatcher' to Receive Gala Premiere at London Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- "Foxcatcher" will receive its U.K. premiere at the 58th BFI London Film Festival, where it will be the event's American Express Gala screening. The film's stars Steve Carell and Sienna Miller, and director Bennett...
  • Review: 'Frank' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Frank' ★★&#9733 1/2
    An extraordinarily well-sustained one-joke movie, Lenny Abrahamson's "Frank" has no earthly reason to function beyond the 10-minute point. And yet there it is: a functioning, funny, weirdly touching fable of artistic angst and aspiration, a meditation...
  • REVIEW-Bogdanovich's "She's Funny That Way" milks laughs in Venice

    * Bogdanovich New York film has starry cast, special cameos * "99 Homes" looks at grim aftermath of mortgage bubble By Michael Roddy VENICE, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A madcap New York drawing-room comedy that played out like a classic Hollywood farce saw...
  • 'Love Is Strange' MPAA rating controversy

    'Love Is Strange' MPAA rating controversy
    Funded by the studios and lousy with hypocrisy, the Motion Picture Association of America's rating system routinely leads to head-scratchers that defy logic and, in their small way, promulgate our image as a bloodthirsty yet prudish nation — crazy...
  • Reese Witherspoon's 'Wild' to Open San Diego Film Festival (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The San Diego Film Festival has set Reese Witherspoon's "Wild" as its opening night film on Sept. 24. The festival has also selected drama "You're Not You," starring Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum and Josh Duhamel as the closing...
  • Venice film fest, opening this week, is still a cinema lifeline

    LONDON/ROME (Reuters) - Saverio Costanzo, the Italian director of the New York City-set low-budget drama "Hungry Hearts" that will compete for the top prize at the Venice Film Festival opening this week, sees the exposure his film will get as a godsend....
  • Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary

    Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary
    Steve James, the award-winning documentary filmmaker from Hampton, will return to Hampton Roads next month to introduce a screening of his new adaptation of the memoirs of Roger Ebert. James will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday,...
  • Turkey's 'Song of My Mother' Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Film Festival

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Erol Minta's debut feature "Song of My Mother," which was a Turkey-France-Germany co-production, won the top award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which comes with EUR16,...
  • Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

    Aug. 21-Sept. 1 Montreal World Festival Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch. Montreal closes with a tribute to...