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  • Angelina Jolie's next directing job is Richard Leakey drama 'Africa'

    Angelina Jolie's next directing job is Richard Leakey drama 'Africa'
    Angelina Jolie is doubling down on directing and continuing to pursue her overseas interests while doing so: The globe-trotting actress, humanitarian and filmmaker has signed on to helm "Africa," a sweeping drama about the famed paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey and his battle against ivory poachers. Skydance Productions made the announcement Friday.
  • Hollywood's hedgehog mentality threatens its survival

    To understand what's wrong with Hollywood today, you have to go back to the British philosopher and historian Sir Isaiah Berlin and his concept of the hedgehog and the fox. Riffing off a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus,...

    Oscars: Canada Taps 'Mommy' For Foreign-Language Entry

    Montreal filmmaker Xavier Dolan's "Mommy" will represent Canada in the nominee race for the best foreign-language film Oscar, it was announced today by Telefilm Canada. The film, which shared the Special Jury Prize at Cannes earlier this year, follows...

    Marion Cotillard Starrer 'Two Days, One Night' to Represent Belgium in Foreign-Language Oscar Campaign

    PARIS- Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne's "Two Days, One Night," the Marion-Cotillard starrer which competed at Cannes, will represent Belgium in the foreign-language Oscar campaign. The jury, presided by Joëlle Levie, chose the film for its...

    A Minute With: Jane Fonda on learning from the young comic set

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Actress Jane Fonda says one of the blessings of growing older is that "you learn what you can and can't do" and she freely admits she doesn't have what it takes to do comedy improv. Fonda has 55 years in...