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  • Jon Stewart's Directing Debut 'Rosewater' Scores Awards Season Release Date

    Jon Stewart has already hosted the Oscars. Now he just might get to attend as a nominee. "Rosewater," "The Daily Show" host's directorial debut, just landed a prime awards-friendly release date, positioning it for an awards campaign should the...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • Kenneth Turan's noir-ish DVD picks: Darkness begins with a D

    Kenneth Turan's noir-ish DVD picks: Darkness begins with a D
    Film noir is, by definition, a dark genre, and there is a trio of new DVDs that, by bleak coincidence, all begin with the letter D. "Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers Volume Two" is the latest offering from TCM's Vault Collection. It features a pair of...
  • 'Forrest Gump' to get Imax theatrical re-release for 20th anniversary

    "Forrest Gump" is headed back to the big screen for its 20th anniversary — or, rather, the bigger screen.┬áThe weeklong September re-release will screen exclusively in Imax, with digitally remastered images and sound. Directed by Robert Zemeckis,...
  • Jessica Lange Honored With Santa Barbara Film Festival's Kirk Douglas Award

    Jessica Lange will be the ninth recipient of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Kirk Douglas award for excellence in film this year. Lange, who won an Emmy in her first season on "American Horror Story," will be presented with the award at a...
  • Heinrich Himmler Documentary Gets U.S. Distribution After Winning at Jerusalem Festival

    Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to the Heinrich Himmler documentary "The Decent One," which recently won the Best Documentary award at the Jerusalem Film Festival. Directed by Vanessa Lapa, "The Decent One" explores the personal writings and...
  • Producer Wendy Finerman preps 'Drumline 2' in Atlanta

    "IF it can't be good, I'm not going to make it!" said Oscar-winning producer Wendy Finerman to me last week, while we were doing a lunch catch-up. We were running down Oscar lane because Wendy's "Forrest Gump," 20 years ago, caused the young producer's...
  • Comic-Con: Guillermo del Toro talks ‘Crimson Peak,’ ‘Pacific Rim 2′

     
    If there was one creative force who appeared to be nearly omnipresent at San Diego's Comic-Con International this year, it […]...
  • Three Dots and a Dash, Aviary win at Tales of the Cocktail

    Three Dots and a Dash, Aviary win at Tales of the Cocktail
    NEW ORLEANS —┬áChicago's growing cocktail scene has added two more feathers in its cap. Three Dots and a Dash, the popular River North tiki bar helmed by Paul McGee, was named the Best New American Cocktail Bar at the 12th annual Tales of the...
  • Time is ticking at 'The Clock' exhibit in Minneapolis

    Time is ticking at 'The Clock' exhibit in Minneapolis
    Time is ticking. Summer will be gone before you know it, and with it many of those moments you thought you would remember all of your life, vanished by Columbus Day, replaced with a reel of different memories that will probably seem trivial. That's how...
  • The O'Neill Turns 50: Where Plays Go To Grow

    There must have been something in the water in the early 1960s, something that made people want to have a show right here. Suddenly, there were regional theaters everywhere — Hartford, New Haven, East Haddam, Providence and of course Waterford....