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  • 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...
  • '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,...
  • 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...
  • Dressing eight tumultuous decades for 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    Veteran costume designer Ruth Carter had her hands full with her latest feature film, "Lee Daniels' The Butler." In it, she tackled eight tumultuous decades of U.S. political and social history — and changing fashions — filled with dozens of...
  • CBGB movie: What do you think of trailer, cast, music?

    CBGB movie: What do you think of trailer, cast, music?
    As residents of New York City’s sixth borough, many South Floridians may be filled with unease about the fall release of ┬áthe big-screen biopic of the beloved Bowery hell hole CBGB. The just-released trailer may help. Or not. As a documentation of...
  • Review: 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' significant but often contrived

    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" is neither as good as it might have been nor as bad as survivors of "The Paperboy" may have feared. An ambitious and overdue attempt to create a Hollywood-style epic around the experience of black Americans in general and the...
  • 'The Butler' serves up melodrama, fine performances, reviews say

    The year's first serving of Oscar bait has arrived on a silver platter in the form of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," a star-studded historical drama starring Forest Whitaker as an African American butler working at the White House through multiple...