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  • Chicago Critics Film Fest takes over the Music Box

    Chicago Critics Film Fest takes over the Music Box
    This weekend the Music Box Theatre, which feels festive even without a festival going on, showcases the third annual Chicago Critics Film Festival. The curators are local critics, chief among them Brian Tallerico of rogerebert.com, Erik Childress of...
  • Beijing film festival: Marco Mueller back where his love of film began

    Beijing film festival: Marco Mueller back where his love of film began
    Marco Mueller, the former director of the Rotterdam, Locarno, Venice and Rome film festivals, is serving as a special advisor to the Beijing International Film Festival this year, programming the competition slate. The fifth annual event starts Thursday....
  • Beijing Film Festival tries for a higher profile

    Beijing Film Festival tries for a higher profile
    With the arrival of celebrities including Arnold Schwarzenegger and noted directors such as Darren Aronofsky and Luc Besson, the Beijing International Film Festival this week will strive to turn a struggling 5-year-old event into a serious stop on the...
  • Cannes 2015: Studios to drop in with 'Mad Max,' 'Inside Out'

    This week the movie world descends on the Cannes Film Festival for 12 days of ritzy red-carpet premieres, hobnobbing on yachts, and nonstop wheeling and dealing. While an international array of filmmakers vies for the coveted Palme d'Or prize and...
  • Amy Berg's newest dark movie isn't a documentary -- finally

    Amy Berg's newest dark movie isn't a documentary -- finally
    After directing "Deliver Us From Evil," her Oscar-nominated 2006 documentary chronicling sex-abuse cases in the Roman Catholic Church, Amy Berg set her sights on directing a narrative feature. "Since 'Deliver Us From Evil,' I have been getting a lot...
  • Box office: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' No. 1 again; 'Hot Pursuit' has soft debut

    Box office: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' No. 1 again; 'Hot Pursuit' has soft debut
    It was a cold weekend for the comedy "Hot Pursuit" as the superhero sequel "Avengers: Age of Ultron" maintained its mighty grip on the box office, adding an estimated $77.2 million in the U.S. and Canada for one of the highest second-weekend grosses of...
  • In 'About Elly,' genial fibs grow to an intense reality

    In 'About Elly,' genial fibs grow to an intense reality
    It's an irony of the international film scene that arguably the greatest contemporary creator of adult psychological dramas in the classic Hollywood mold comes from a country that views America's movie business and everything associated with it as the...
  • Jack Black is game for anything -- except vanity

    Jack Black is game for anything -- except vanity
    Jack Black gets some of his best ideas in the middle of the night. In his younger days, he would often stay up until dawn, playing Scrabble over the Internet and letting his mind roam to strange places. Now that he's got kids — sons ages 6 and 8...
  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to stay on top as 'Hot Pursuit' makes debut

    'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to stay on top as 'Hot Pursuit' makes debut
    "Avengers: Age of Ultron" will likely champion the box office in its second weekend in release. The Disney Studios-Marvel superhero sequel launched with $191.3 million in the U.S. and Canada, falling short of its predecessor's record $207.4-million...
  • Benjamin Millepied, L.A. Dance Project to help open Cannes Film Festival

    Benjamin Millepied, L.A. Dance Project to help open Cannes Film Festival
    When the luminaries of world cinema convene at the Palais des Festivals next week to open the annual Cannes Film Festival, they will be treated to a performance by a dance company from Los Angeles. Members of L.A. Dance Project are scheduled to appear...
  • Challenged by 'Going Clear,' another test awaits Tom Cruise

    Challenged by 'Going Clear,' another test awaits Tom Cruise
    When Janeane Garofalo asked Brad Bird, the director of "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol," about Tom Cruise at a recent Tribeca Film Festival event, she peppered Bird with allusions to the Scientology documentary "Going Clear." Bird called it "a...