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  • 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...
  • Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones find mutual orbit in 'Theory of Everything'

    Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones find mutual orbit in 'Theory of Everything'
    Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones had an idea — and both will now admit that the notion was "completely bonkers" — on the second day of filming "The Theory of Everything," the moving portrait of the marriage between theoretical physicist...
  • AFM: Freestyle Sets 'Zombeavers' Release Date (EXCLUSIVE)

    The zombie beavers are heading to U.S. theaters and VOD on March 20. In an early deal at the American Film Market, Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media have acquired theatrical and VOD rights to "Zombeavers," which debuted at the Berlin Film...
  • Tribeca Film to Release Venice Award Winner 'Still Life'

    Tribeca Film, the New York-based distributor loosely affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, has picked up North American rights to "Still Life," the Uberto Pasolini film that premiered at the 2013 Venice Film Festival. Starring Eddie Marsan ("Happy-...
  • Billion Dollar Composer: Alexandre Desplat Has Ears of World's Top Auteurs

    It all started a little over 10 years ago, when "Girl With a Pearl Earring" opened and everyone who heard its haunting, magical waltz theme asked, "Wow, who wrote that?" The "who," as everyone in the business knows by now, is French composer Alexandre...
  • 'The Judge' stars, director and producer reexamine the evidence

    'The Judge' stars, director and producer reexamine the evidence
    Playing a slick attorney in "The Judge," Robert Downey Jr. traded Iron Man's armor for more tailored threads. The movie, which opened the Toronto International Film Festival in September, is a crowd-pleaser — funny, suspenseful and sometimes quite...
  • AFM: Investors on the Hunt for Worthwhile Product

    Speaking recently at the Zurich film festival, Los Angeles entertainment lawyer Lindsay Conner declared, "It's a golden age for film finance." Strong box office, stable TV revenues and the rise of VOD, combined with low returns elsewhere, are bringing...
  • 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...