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  • Western Director Andrew V. McLaglen Dies at 94

    Director Andrew V. McLaglen, best known for his work on Westerns including John Wayne's "McLintock!" and James Stewart's "Shenandoah," has died at the age of 94. According to the Journal of the San Juan Islands, McLaglen died on Saturday, Aug. 30 at his...
  • Brosnan plays well a weathered spy in 'November Man'

    If you're a completist, you might want to get in on the ground (film) floor of "The November Man." That is because plans already have been announced for a sequel to the espionage thriller opening in theaters today and based on Bill Granger's novel "There...
  • Pierce Brosnan's spy skills can't save 'November Man,' reviews say

    Pierce Brosnan's spy skills can't save 'November Man,' reviews say
    "Devereaux, Peter Devereaux" just doesn't have the same ring to it as Pierce Brosnan's other super-spy role. In "The November Man," the erstwhile Agent 007 plays an ex-spook grudgingly drawn out of retirement for one last mission, and although many film...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Three Hearts'

    More than 40 years ago, at the outset of his filmmaking career, Benoit Jacquot worked as an assistant director to the great French novelist and helmer Marguerite Duras, and now, with "Three Hearts," he has made a film that feels more indebted to her...
  • Shane Black to direct pulp adventure 'The Destroyer' for Sony

    Shane Black to direct pulp adventure 'The Destroyer' for Sony
    Shane Black is shaping up to be Sony Pictures' go-to guy for pulp adventures. Last year Black signed on to make a movie based on the old-school hero Doc Savage for the studio, and now he's set to direct "The Destroyer" as well, an adaptation of the...
  • 'Iron Man 3′ Director Shane Black on Sony's 'Destroyer'

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped "Iron Man 3" director Shane Black to helm its adventure-action movie "The Destroyer." The project is based on the book series of the same name originally written by Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir. Jim Uhls ("...
  • California Incentives Bill Urges Trade Action to Curb Flight of VFX Jobs

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - An amendment to proposed legislation to expand California's film and TV tax credit urges trade action as a response to countries that have lured visual effects firms away with the promise of generous subsidies. The amendment...
  • SND Teams With Capture The Flag And Vertigo For 'The Sweeney's' French Redo

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PARIS- SND is teaming up with Paris-based producer Capture (The Flag) Films and U.K.'s Vertigo Films to produce Benjamin Rocher's actioner "The Squad," a remake of Nick Love's "The Sweeney" that will topline Jean Reno ("The...
  • Ed Klein's 'Blood Feud' pits the Obamas against the Clintons

    "THE PURPOSE of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live." -- Ayn Rand TWO PEOPLE I love a lot, the philanthropists Jeanne and Herb Siegel, tossed a grand party of literary bookish types at the Four Seasons the...
  • America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

    JAKARTA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indonesian resort island of Batam. Infinite...
  • Reel Critics: 'Expendables 3' is more expendable as it shows its age

    "Expendables 3" is the latest installment in this geriatric franchise that will not die. The producers round up old geezer action heroes who still have sufficiently bulging biceps to play their roles. They include a snarling Sylvester Stallone, low-...