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Alan Rickman

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  • Film Review: 'Spring'

    If Richard Linklater attempted a remake of Val Lewton's "Cat People," the end result might resemble "Spring," an intriguing oddity about an attractive couple who meet in a scenic European locale and quickly chat their way into a close bond, but find their...
  • Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

    Aug. 21-Sept. 1 Montreal World Festival Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch. Montreal closes with a tribute to...
  • Watch: First Trailer for 'Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

    Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer for "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," eight months ahead of its March platform release in the U.S. The original "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" was a surprise hit and grossed $135 million worldwide in...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'A Little Chaos'

    , with Kate Winslet starring as a green-thumbed widow hired to design part of the gardens at Versailles for Alan Rickman's Louis XIV. Rickman's first directorial effort since 1997's "The Winter Guest" is a formulaic, broadly drawn historical fiction...
  • Toronto: Alan Rickman on Directing 'A Little Chaos,' Gardening and Kate Winslet's Green Thumb

    Alan Rickman is best known for playing scene-stealing villains in "Die Hard" and the Harry Potter movies, but the silver tongued charmer steps out of the spotlight and assumes the director's chair for "A Little Chaos." It's a period drama about a...
  • Toronto: Tobey Maguire's Chess Movie 'Pawn Sacrifice' Sells for U.S.

    "Pawn Sacrifice," the chess drama starring Tobey Maguire and Liev Schreiber as Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky, has found a U.S. home. Andrew Karpen's newly minted distribution company Bleecker Street has acquired the domestic rights to the movie,...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Little Death'

    Four couples and their various kinky proclivities prove less intriguing than you might expect in "The Little Death," a more sitcomish than subversive writing-directing debut from Australian actor Josh Lawson. Tracing a series of loosely connected...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Forger'

    John Travolta is a copyist of great paintings forced to pull one dangerous last deception in "The Forger," a soft-centered crime meller that proves notably short on suspense, and marred by sentimentality that feels distinctly secondhand. Nothing feels...
  • 'Testament of Youth' to World Premiere at London Film Festival

    LONDON -- James Kent's "Testament of Youth" will world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival, where it plays as the Mayor of London's Centerpiece Gala screening. The pic, which is based on Vera Brittain's memoir of World War I, stars Alicia Vikander,...
  • In 'Crossbones,' John Malkovich as Blackbeard is the lure

    John Malkovich as a low-talking, pajama-wearing Col. Kurtzian Blackbeard is certainly the main draw of NBC's new pirate drama, "Crossbones," but he's not the only attraction. Slipstreaming the more hyper-paced and R-rated "Black Sails" on Starz,...
  • Cannes: Lionsgate Acquires U.K. Rights to Michael Fassbender Film 'Trespass Against Us'

    CANNES -- Lionsgate has acquired U.K. rights to heist movie "Trespass Against Us," which is the debut feature from up-and-coming U.K. director Adam Smith, and stars Michael Fassbender ("12 Years a Slave"). Pic is written by Alastair Siddons, who will...