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  • Bjork getting her own exhibition at Museum of Modern Art

    Bjork getting her own exhibition at Museum of Modern Art
    But will it feature the swan dress? The trend of celebrity-themed exhibitions at major art museums took an indie-hipster twist with the announcement this week that Icelandic pop star Björk will be the subject of a retrospective exhibition at New York'...
  • Film Review: 'Lady Maiko'

    Japan's rarefied geisha culture is kookily crossed with Broadway musicals in "Lady Maiko," Masayuki Suo's variation on "My Fair Lady." Gorgeously appointed and exuberantly choreographed, this crowded ensemble drama is a visual treat that, at well over two...
  • 'Half of a Yellow Sun' Cleared for Release in Nigeria

    Nigerian censors gave a greenlight to "Half of a Yellow Sun" July 4, more than two months after the board put a hold on the film's domestic release, citing "regulatory issues." While refusing to comment on the conditions surrounding its release, the...
  • 'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical

    'Black Orpheus' to become a Broadway musical
    The movie "Black Orpheus," which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 and an Academy Award for foreign-language film, will become a Broadway musical under the creative guidance of George C. Wolfe and playwright Lynn Nottage....
  • Watch: 'About Alex' Trailer Starring Aubrey Plaza, Jane Levy

    The trailer for the upcoming drama movie "About Alex" starring Aubrey Plaza and Jane Levy, which was released Thursday, shows the emotional journey a group of distant friends take to reunite with one another. The film focuses on a group of twenty-...
  • 'Grace of Monaco' scribe teams with Zhang Yimou for 'Parsifal Mosaic'

    EXCLUSIVE: Zhang Yimou's "The Parsifal Mosaic" already has one of the more interesting Hollywood pedigrees around, with the Chinese auteur the first director from the Middle Kingdom to helm a major studio film. Now the Robert Ludlum adaptation continues...
  • Scottish Desire for Freedom Raises the Question: And Then What?

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Next week the Edinburgh Film Festival marks the 20th anniversary of the start of production on "Braveheart" with a special screening, which coincides nicely with the run-up to September's referendum on Scottish independence. Both...
  • Bing Russell's grandsons explore his 'Battered Bastards of Baseball'

    Bing Russell's grandsons explore his 'Battered Bastards of Baseball'
    Bing Russell had several claims to fame. He played Deputy Clem on NBC's blockbuster western series "Bonanza." He's the father of movie star Kurt Russell. And he owned a baseball team. Not the Dodgers, mind you, or the Yankees or any team you probably...
  • Rian Johnson boarding 'Star Wars' franchise as writer and director

    "Looper" writer-director Rian Johnson will write and direct "Star Wars: Episode VIII" and pen a treatment for Episode IX, a spokesperson for Johnson confirmed to The Times. Johnson, who broke out as a director at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005...
  • Cast of 'Dear White People' hopes the satire makes people think

    “Dear White People” may be a satire about race relations but cast members said they hope people walk away with more than just a few laughs. The film, which played at the recently concluded Los Angeles Film Festival, follows a group of...
  • Tommy Lee Jones' 'The Homesman' Gets Awards Season Release Date from Saban Films

    Saban Films will partner with Roadside Attractions to handle the U.S. theatrical distribution of "The Homesman," setting a Nov. 7 release date and planning an aggressive awards campaign. The new label acquired U.S. distribution to the Western drama,...