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  • How Robin Williams Inspired a Generation to Seize the Day

    It was "Dead Poets Society" that did it. That was the movie that pushed me over the edge from casual moviegoer to full-blown film junkie, the one that sent me back to the video store night after night looking for my next fix, desperate to discover other...
  • Fox Production President Emma Watts Signs 3-Year Contract Extension

    Emma Watts has signed a new three-year contract that will keep her in place as 20th Century Fox's president of production, the studio said Thursday. Her deal comes as Fox is riding a box office hot streak, leading its big studio brethren in market...
  • Emmys 2014: Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins lead actress in a comedy series

    Emmys 2014: Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins lead actress in a comedy series
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her third consecutive Emmy for lead actress in a comedy for her portrayal of the sharp-tongued and ambitious Selina Meyer, the fictional vice president of the United States, in HBO's "Veep," beating out a formidable field that...
  • Emmys 2014: Who will prevail in the guest-acting categories?

    Emmys 2014: Who will prevail in the guest-acting categories?
    The Creative Arts Emmys will be handed out beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Although most of the 80 categories probably hold little interest to those who aren't friends, family or colleagues of the nominees, the...
  • Fashion brands expanding with more plus-size options

    Fashion brands expanding with more plus-size options
    Everybody needs clothes, but clothes aren't always designed to flatter every body. In the United States alone, more than half of women identify as plus-sized, which typically means they wear a size 14 or larger. Yet their spending traditionally has...
  • Paul Feig in Talks to Direct 'Ghostbusters' Reboot With Women

    Paul Feig is being courted to direct and produce a "Ghostbusters" comedy reboot. Feig is not helming "Ghostbusters 3" or another sequel, in any sense of the word, as has been incorrectly reported. The movie is a total reboot most likely with female...
  • 'Ghostbusters 3': Is Paul Feig a good fit?

    'Ghostbusters 3': Is Paul Feig a good fit?
    The news broke over the weekend that Sony was going to call -- or, more precisely, had already called -- Paul Feig to helm "Ghostbusters 3," the sequel to, and overhaul of, the supernatural comedy hits that this time would feature a new cast of female...
  • 'No Good Deed' Uses Star Power, Social Media to Top Box Office

    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 million. The home...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...