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  • Hong Kong film festival to open with Sylvia Chang's 'Murmur'

    Sylvia Chang's return to the director's chair will open the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will screen 14 films from the veteran Taiwanese actress and director. "Murmur of the Hearts," Chang's first directing feature after a five-year...
  • Chicago represents at Sundance Film Festival

    Chicago represents at Sundance Film Festival
    The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today in Park City, Utah, with a pair of films from Chicago directors who also happened to be married to one another. Joe Swanberg ("Drinking Buddies") debuts his latest feature "Digging for Fire," co-created with...
  • Film festival to include celebrity tribute

    Film festival to include celebrity tribute
    The upcoming 25th annual Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival promises to deliver something for everybody — topped off with a well-earned tribute to an award winning celebrity. Presented by The Mandel Jewish Community Center, the...
  • Taking risks in the indie 'Cake' is paying off for Jennifer Aniston

     Taking risks in the indie 'Cake' is paying off for Jennifer Aniston
    Jennifer Aniston's sitting on the floor of her Bel-Air home, wedged in the tight space between her coffee table and sofa. "I know, it's weird, right?" says the actress, looking cramped in her otherwise spacious living room. "My dogs run things around here...
  • Hockey tradition at Sundance fest is the reel deal

    Hockey tradition at Sundance fest is the reel deal
    John Ondrasik is holding the Stanley Cup. The pop-rock musician has just finished coaching a team to a big hockey win and is walking across the ice to deliver sports' most famous trophy, his shoes stepping tentatively toward a far face-off circle. OK,...
  • In 'Mommy,' Xavier Dolan looks things in the eye

    In 'Mommy,' Xavier Dolan looks things in the eye
    In a run of work to make anyone both envious and exhausted, French Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan has made five features in five years. He has become the toast of the international film festival circuit, with his most recent film "Mommy" playing in the...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, fiancee Sophie Hunter expecting a baby

    Benedict Cumberbatch, fiancee Sophie Hunter expecting a baby
    Benedict Cumberbatch and fiancée Sophie Hunter are expecting a baby together and -- surprise -- are "both over the moon" about it. The actor's rep confirmed the news Wednesday in a statement to publications including People and the New York Daily News....
  • The best and worst of the 2015 Oscar nominations

    The best and worst of the 2015 Oscar nominations
    Here we go again. Take a deep breath, I tell myself. It’s just the Oscars (taking place Feb. 22). Yes, I reply, but there were just so many terrible decisions! How can I not be upset? To elaborate, starting with a few reasons to be happy about the...
  • Winter movie preview: 10 films to watch in early 2015

    Winter movie preview: 10 films to watch in early 2015
    Originally announced for a summer 2014 release, Andy and Lana Wachowski's science fiction epic "Jupiter Ascending" opens Feb. 6, following a few reshoots and several months of postproduction effects work. So it won't be long before moviegoers learn the...
  • 'Boyhood' one year later

    'Boyhood' one year later
    What a strange feeling it is to have what feels like the entire world telling you that, by having a different opinion, you are a stupid jerk with an ulterior motive. This is what happened to me July 17 when I posted my 2.5-star review of Richard...
  • Jennifer Aniston's 'Cake' gets Chicago screening

    Jennifer Aniston's 'Cake' gets Chicago screening
    Last Fall, Jennifer Aniston hired a top Oscar consultant to help juice her chances of being nominated for her performance in the film "Cake" — which has yet to receive more than a handful of qualifying public screenings in LA. Starring a...