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  • 24th James Bond Movie Starts Shooting Dec. 6

    Sam Mendes will begin filming the 24th James Bond film on Dec. 6, with the main cast members meeting for a table read that date at Pinewood Studios. Daniel Craig will return as the iconic British spy for his fourth Bond movie. Also reprising their...
  • Afghanistan Sends 'Love' to the Oscars

    Writer-Director Jamshid Mahmoudi's debut feature, the Persian-language "A Few Cubic Meters of Love" ("Chand Metre Moka'ab Eshgh") is Afghanistan's entry for the foreign-language Academy Awards category. Though the film is an Iran-Afghanistan co-...
  • 'The Imitation Game' takes top prize at Toronto film fest

    By Leah Schnurr TORONTO, Sept 14 (Reuters) - "The Imitation Game," a biopic about British mathematician and World War Two code-breaker Alan Turing, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. The film, which stars Benedict...
  • 'The Imitation Game' wins top prize at Toronto film festival

    'The Imitation Game' wins top prize at Toronto film festival
    Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as World War II-era Cambridge code-breaker Alan Turing, convicted on "gross indecency" charges for his bisexuality, "The Imitation Game" won the Grolsch People's Choice Award Sunday at the 2014 Toronto International Film...
  • Golden Globe winner Morton says UK police never investigated child abuse

    LONDON (Reuters) - Golden Globe-winning actress Samantha Morton has said she was sexually abused as a child in the English city of Nottingham but authorities refused to respond to her complaints, a familiar tale as Britain grapples with a string of...
  • For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama

    For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama
    For Shonda Rhimes, Thursday is Thursday. For much of America, Thursday might as well be renamed Shondaday in recognition of the TV savant's prime-time conquest. As if the back-to-back helping of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" weren't enough Rhimes-...
  • Oscars: 'Cantinflas' Chosen as Mexico's Entry

    "Cantinflas" has been selected by the Mexican Academy of Cinematic Arts and Sciences to represent the country in the Academy Awards, where the film will compete for a nomination for foreign language film. The film, directed by Sebastian del Amo and...
  • 8 Strange Moments from James Franco's New Book

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - What do Elizabeth Taylor, Lindsay Lohan and James Franco have in common? They're all prominently featured in James Franco's new book, "Hollywood Dreaming." His sixth book won't hit bookshelves until Sept. 23, but Variety...
  • TIFF 2014: 12 movies making noise, and when you can see them

    A pair of brilliant British scientists, a troubled woman searching for answers along the Pacific Crest Trail and a drunken curmudgeon turned unlikely father figure are among the diverse characters populating the buzzed-about movies at this year's...
  • OSCARS: Ukraine Spurns Cannes Winner 'Tribe,' Follows 'Guide'

    LONDON -- Ukraine has surprised many awards observers by selecting Oles Sanin's little known nationalist period epic "The Guide" as its entry for the Academy Awards' foreign-language category rather than the critically lauded edgy contempo drama "The...
  • Cedering Fox's WordTheatre gives voice to authors' works

    Cedering Fox's WordTheatre gives voice to authors' works
    "It's really exciting when an audience hears a good actor read great writing," says Cedering Fox, founder of WordTheatre. Since 2003, Fox has been combining literary fiction with award-winning actors (Screen Actors Guild Awards, plus Emmys, Tonys and even...