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  • Messaround at Viva Cantina: A showcase for 'Messfits'

    Messaround at Viva Cantina: A showcase for 'Messfits'
    Looking out over a roomful of cowboy hats, full-sleeve tattoos, and Ramones T-shirts, Jonny Whiteside — who's been promoting a once-a-month musical series called "The Messaround" at the Viva Cantina in Burbank for the last four-and-a-half years...
  • Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'

    Cameron shows his explorative side in 'Deepsea Challenge 3D'
    In early 2012, James Cameron was bolted into the cramped pilot's chamber of a torpedo-shaped submersible he had designed and hoped to ride in, alone, to the deepest point in the world's oceans, a place no human had traveled to in 50 years. For the...
  • Is it Time to Expand the Emmys Best Drama Series Category to Ten Slots?

    Should the top drama category at the Emmys be expanded? The answer from many in the biz is a resounding yes. After all, we are living in a time of smallscreen riches. The elite competition has been so tough and so strong -- from AMC's gritty...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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,...
  • 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...