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  • SXSW 2015: At riotous 'Trainwreck' premiere, Amy Schumer gets real

    SXSW 2015: At riotous 'Trainwreck' premiere, Amy Schumer gets real
    Amy Schumer’s character in her new movie, “Trainwreck,” is named Amy. Which isn’t by coincidence or because it was just easier for everyone on set to call the comedian by her real name. When Schumer set out to write her first...
  • A Police story not all black and white

    A Police story not all black and white
    It’s been nearly 30 years since the legendary British band the Police officially announced they were splitting, following a seven-year run of hits such as “Roxanne” and “Every Breath You Take” and arena-busting shows around...
  • 'Furious 7' director James Wan talks franchise diversity, Paul Walker's death

    'Furious 7' director James Wan talks franchise diversity, Paul Walker's death
    The high-revving "Fast & Furious" franchise has made more than $2 billion worldwide since the first film launched in 2001. "Furious 7," the latest installment, is expected to race to a domestic launch of about $115 million this weekend, delivering the...
  • Hong Kong film festival offers view of a changing China

    Hong Kong film festival offers view of a changing China
    "Coca-Cola has no place here," declares the 19-year-old protagonist of "A Young Patriot," one of the films showcased at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival. "Coca-Cola is very foreign." In this timely documentary Chinese filmmaker Du...
  • ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ trailer: Tom Hardy on the run

     
    The new trailer for George Miller's “Mad Max: Fury Road” is out, and it finds Tom Hardy in a bind. […]...
  • Hou Hsiao-hsien retrospective at Gene Siskel Film Center

    Hou Hsiao-hsien retrospective at Gene Siskel Film Center
    If you sense spring in the air, and a shift in your internal rhythm, it may have nothing to do with the weather or the season. Rather, it may have everything to do with a supple six-film retrospective beginning this weekend at the Gene Siskel Film Center....
  • Are Adam West and Burt Ward returning to the Batcave?

     
    It's been a long bat-time and it's a different bat-channel, but Adam West and Burt Ward appear to be heading back […]...
  • Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal director, dead at 106

    Manoel de Oliveira, a celebrated Portuguese movie director believed to be the world's oldest filmmaker, has died, authorities said. He was 106. The city council of Porto, where Oliveira was born and lived, announced his death Thursday on its website....
  • Environmental Documentary Film Festival At Yale University

    Environmental Documentary Film Festival At Yale University
    Yale University will host an Environmental Film Festival, with screenings across nine days of documentaries about environmental issues, from April 3 to 11 in various sites around New Haven. A special exhibition screening will be held on the eve of the...
  • Eric Hatch skewers film culture 140 characters at a time

    Eric Hatch skewers film culture 140 characters at a time
    Way too many people are crammed into W.C. Harlan for the semi-frequent Shade live reading series to hear @EricAllenHatch rattle off a series of his absurdist movie review tweets, a brief break from the night’s emboldened but much more heady poetry:...
  • Shout Out: David Ho, 41, pharmacist with big-screen dreams

    Shout Out: David Ho, 41, pharmacist with big-screen dreams
    David Ho, 41, has lived in Chicago's Galewood neighborhood since 1992 and can often be found writing at one coffee house or another. He's an aspiring screenwriter and hopes to make it onto the big screen one day. Q: What do you like about living in...