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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...
  • Reel Critics: 'November' the same old month

    Roger Donaldson's credentials for directing spy thrillers goes back to "No Way Out" in 1987. "The Recruit" and "The Bank Job" are among his other fast-paced action films. In "The November Man," his professional skills add the tension necessary to...
  • Toronto: Chris Evans on How 'Captain America' Helped Him Become a Director

    Chris Evans has been at the Toronto International Film Festival three times, but never as a filmmaker. He's admits that he's nervous to unveil his directorial debut in which he also stars, "Before We Go," next week. "As an actor, you play a small piece of...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Dead Lands'

    and personnel -- in "The Dead Lands." This irst action movie for helmer Toa Fraser after the gentler seriocomic likes of "Dean Spanley" and "Naming Number Two" certainly doesn't lack vigor, even if its thundering brutality and ultra-macho atmosphere do...
  • SND Teams With Capture The Flag And Vertigo For 'The Sweeney's' French Redo

    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 Professional"). Reno will star...
  • Fall movie preview 2014

    Fall movie preview 2014
    If you read “Gone Girl,” by bestselling Chicago author Gillian Flynn, the schedule of movies opening between now and the end of the year is pretty much the book’s big-screen version—directed by David Fincher! (“The Social...
  • 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

    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 calls call for a strategy...