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  • 'Ghostbusters' Reboot: Will Bill Murray Return in Smaller Role?

    Paul Feig is working on an all-female reboot of "Ghostbusters" for Sony Pictures, but that doesn't mean the new film won't include Bill Murray. According to insiders, the studio would jump at the chance to sign Murray for either a cameo or supporting...
  • Go Away With ... Kanae Minato

    Go Away With ... Kanae Minato
    A former home economics teacher, Kanae Minato rocked Japan's literary world with her 2008 debut novel, "Confessions." A movie adaptation of the psychological thriller was selected as Japan's entry for the best foreign language film at the 2010 Academy...
  • Bill Murray on 'St. Vincent,' Fame and the 'Virus' of Oscars Season

    For Bill Murray, the idea of attending Bill Murray Day sounded like punishment. So at last month's Toronto Film Festival, the comedian was having serious trepidation about the special day designated to showing his classic films "Ghostbusters," "Stripes"...
  • Mia Michaels Sells Faux-Tudor Cottage for $1.8m

    Award-winning former "So You Think You Can Dance" judge and choreographer Mia Michaels has sold her 1920s faux-Tudor cottage just below L.A.'s perennially chic and boutique-lined Melrose Avenue for $1,775,000. Contemporary movement-minded Miz Michaels,...
  • Jodie Foster Finally Sheds Bird Streets Nest for $5m

    After more than a year, several price chops and a change of high-powered real estate agents, Jodie Foster has finally sold her former home in the star-studded Bird Streets nabe for $4,995,000. The famously semi-reclusive two-time Oscar winner acquired the...
  • 'Imitation Game' and 'Iris' Take Audience Awards at Hamptons Festival

    Upcoming Weinstein Company release "The Imitation Game" and Albert Maysles' doc "Iris" snagged the top audience awards at the Hamtpons Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped up its 22nd edition Oct. 13. Director Morten Tyldum's bio-drama "Imitation Game,"...
  • India's Film Bazaar Picks Mira Nair, Ian McDonald Projects

    LONDON -- Some 32 projects, including new works by Sooni Taraporewala and Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, have been selected for India's Film Bazaar co-production market. The industry event is run by the National Film Development Corporation in Goa, (Nov. 20-24)...
  • 'Gett,' 'The Special Need' Top 2014 Hamptons Film Festival's Golden Starfish Awards

    "Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem" picked up two trophies at the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, taking the honor for best feature as well as an acting kudo for Ronit Elkabetz, also the movie's co-director. The Hamptons' top juried award for doc went to...
  • Paul Greenberg: Awards galore

    If you don't think Rodney Forte is doing a bang-up job as head of our local public-housing agency here in little ol' Little Rock, just ask him. Sure, he may have made the headlines of late, and not good ones, for having added still another couple of top-...
  • NYFF 2014: Edward Snowden documentary 'Citizenfour' jolts film world

    Many documentaries seek to kick-start environmental movements, reverse death row sentences or even change legislative policy. But few come with the kind of ideological ambition of the Edward Snowden study "Citizenfour," a movie of grand scope that...
  • Jason Reitman Sets 'American Beauty' Live Read With 'Men, Women & Children' Cast

    Jason Reitman's live read series is about to launch with the cast of his recent drama and a '90s Oscar winner. Reitman, who hosts a live read series every year in which actors perform classic scripts, has set his "Men, Women & Children" cast to perform...