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  • 'End of Watch'

    Writer-director David Ayer knows how to do a gritty police drama, as he proved with his "Training Day" script, and he shows it again with this effective tale that draws one of Jake Gyllenhaal's standout performances to date. That actor and Michael...
  • MTV Movie Awards: You wanna talk shirtless awards?

    MTV Movie Awards: You wanna talk shirtless awards?
    For its 2013 movie awards, MTV has added two new categories to help measure true excellence in filmmaking: Best Shirtless Performance and Best Musical Moment. What do you expect from an awards ceremony that honors Best Kiss, Best WTF Moment and Best...
  • Making the most of 'The Last Five Years'

    Making the most of 'The Last Five Years'
    "The Last Five Years" Boy gets goy, boy loses goy, boy writes musical about goy. All right, yes, Jason Robert Brown has denied in the past that "The Last Five Years," his much-produced chamber musical about a failed marriage between a rising Jewish...
  • 'Drinking Buddies' review: A great hang sesh and more

    'Drinking Buddies' review: A great hang sesh and more
    ***1/2 (out of four) In the immensely authentic, Chicago-made "Drinking Buddies," the chemistry between pals and Revolution Brewing co-workers Kate (Olivia Wilde) and Luke (Chicago native Jake Johnson of "New Girl") isn't the elephant in the room. It's a...
  • A more expensive draft, but same flat result in 'Drinking Buddies' ★★

    A more expensive draft, but same flat result in 'Drinking Buddies' ★★
    A short glass of 3.2 beer, Joe Swanberg's "Drinking Buddies" has the advantage of a "name" cast that happens also to be talented: Olivia Wilde and Jake Johnson as employees of a Chicago microbrewery, at work and play; Ron Livingston and Anna Kendrick as...
  • Review: 'Drinking Buddies' raises a pint at friendship

    Review: 'Drinking Buddies' raises a pint at friendship
    The names are bigger, the flow is smoother, but the voyeuristic aimlessness still prevails in indie stalwart Joe Swanberg's latest film, the breezily charming "Drinking Buddies." The action — a term used loosely with regards to Swanberg ("Hannah...
  • Joe Swanberg enters new territory with 'Drinking Buddies'

    Joe Swanberg enters new territory with 'Drinking Buddies'
    Joe Swanberg has long been a director whose films have been more widely talked about than actually seen. He has become controversial for his improvisational style of ultra-low-budget filmmaking, his frank depictions of sexuality and his central position...
  • Emmett/Furla Films: 15 Years of Steady Growth

    1998 -- Emmett/Furla founded 1999 October -- Release first film, Nickolas Perry's "Speedway Junky" 2001 April -- 10-pic distribution and financing deal with Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films 2002 January -- Joe Carnahan's "Narc" (1) earns $10.5...
  • TIFF 2013: Why I like director Jason Reitman's labors on 'Labor Day'

    TIFF 2013: Why I like director Jason Reitman's labors on 'Labor Day'
    TORONTO -- There is something special about seeing director Jason Reitman’s movies at the Toronto International Film Festival. I’ve had the chance twice. Born in Montreal, he’s a native son of the fest as much as Canada, his family,...
  • Emily Blunt is pregnant, expecting first child with John Krasinski

    Emily Blunt is pregnant, expecting first child with John Krasinski
    Baby Jim or Pam might be real! Emily Blunt and husband John Krasinski are expecting their first child. The "Looper" actress, 30, and the genial "Office" alum, 33, have confirmed reportsĀ  Blunt is pregnant, their rep told Us Weekly and People. No...
  • Story of '80s corporate takeover feels fresh in 'Money'

    Story of '80s corporate takeover feels fresh in 'Money'
    It's difficult to watch director Dennis Zacek's staging of "Other People's Money" for Shattered Globe Theatre without thinking about the director's own well-publicized disputes with the board of Victory Gardens Theater, where he served as artistic...