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  • New on DVD: '24,' 'Transformers'

    This week's DVD offerings deal with tough guy battles. "24: Live Another Day," Grade B+: The steely-eyed Kiefer Sutherland returns as Jack Bauer for another complicated spy storyline. The action has shifted to London, and instead of the season running 24...
  • October movies: 'Gone Girl' arrives; mystery awaits

    October movies: 'Gone Girl' arrives; mystery awaits
    The big movie titles start rolling out in October, and one of the biggest comes early: "Gone Girl," the widely anticipated version of Gillian Flynn's best seller. 'Gone Girl' Release date: Oct. 3 Premise: David Fincher ("The Social Network") directs...
  • Fall movie season: Time for the good stuff

    Fall movie season: Time for the good stuff
    Fall is a festive season, if the weather cooperates and the art direction is right. It's festive in other ways, too, unrelated to falling leaves and russet tones. Autumn can mean movies of serious value — awards value, end-of-year "best" list...
  • 'No Good Deed' Uses Star Power, Social Media to Top Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Star power and social media savvy propelled "No Good Deed" to the top of the box office this weekend. The $13 million film nearly doubled its production budget in its first three days of release, pulling in an impressive $24.5...
  • Social Media Takes Starring Role in Toronto Movies

    Hollywood is notoriously phobic of technology -- many A-list actors and directors routinely admitted how infrequently they check their email- but this year's Toronto Film Festival suggests that Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media are...
  • Tonight big stars will Stand Up to Cancer

    Tonight big stars will Stand Up to Cancer
    The summer of 2014 may be remembered for the "Ice Bucket Challenge" and its phenomenal success in raising money for ALS, but tonight will shine a massive spotlight on raising funds for cancer research. At 8 p.m., ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC -- to name a few...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Bill Murray keeps up the stripped-down cool

    There's a scene late in Bill Murray's new dramatic comedy "St. Vincent" — so late, in fact, the credits are already rolling — that is seemingly innocuous, yet tells you a lot about Murray and this performance, and in fact Murray as a...
  • TIFF 2014: Bill Murray shines, but saints all around in 'St. Vincent's'

    Most of the buzz at the Toronto International Film Festival about the intriguing tear-jerk of “St. Vincent” has centered on the performance of the much beloved Bill Murray. Don’t get me wrong, praise for Murray's performance as...
  • How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'

    How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'
    You're Ted Melfi, a first-time filmmaker, and you've written a movie about a cantankerous old guy who comes to realize the meaning of his life through the help of a lonely 12-year-old neighbor kid. It's called "St. Vincent," and you think Bill Murray...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' comes to disc

    When ABC announced a television series companion to its Marvel movies, an immediate question was where its events would fit into the larger Marvel narrative. And it turned out to be a major part of the storytelling. Arriving on DVD and Blu-ray on...