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  • Billion Dollar Composer: Alexandre Desplat Has Ears of World's Top Auteurs

    It all started a little over 10 years ago, when "Girl With a Pearl Earring" opened and everyone who heard its haunting, magical waltz theme asked, "Wow, who wrote that?" The "who," as everyone in the business knows by now, is French composer Alexandre...
  • Oscars: Will Christopher Nolan Finally Land a Director Nomination?

    This year's best director race is all about the Oscar virgins. Most of the contenders in the running -- starting with frontrunner Richard Linklater ("Boyhood") -- have never been nominated in the category before. But one caveat to remember: predictors...
  • Watch: Amazon Releases Full Trailer for Cop Drama 'Bosch' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Amazon Studios has released the first trailer for "Bosch," its forthcoming original series based on Michael Connelly's best-selling books about an LAPD homicide detective. In the series, Hollywood detective Harry Bosch works to solve the murder of a 13-...
  • If you're a Goodman juror, stop reading this now!

    News item: May 2013. Palm Beach Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath throws out polo mogul John Goodman's 2012 DUI manslaughter conviction, citing juror misconduct. Juror Dennis DeMartin conducted drinking experiment before deliberations to re-create Goodman's...
  • Telluride Film Festival names Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan guest directors

    Telluride Film Festival names Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan guest directors
    It's a job sort of like picking the wine for a table of sommeliers. Canadian artist and director Guy Maddin and Los Angeles-based film writer Kim Morgan, who are married, have been named guest directors of the 41st annual Telluride Film Festival....
  • George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award

    George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. would really have had to stretch to give George Clooney a Golden Globe nomination this year, what with his latest movie, "The Monuments Men," not being all that great. So, apparently fearing a Clooney-free ceremony, the...
  • TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?

    TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?
    Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself. "I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
  • Local editor has a stake in new movie 'Kill the Messenger'

    Local editor has a stake in new movie 'Kill the Messenger'
    Eighteen years ago, San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb published one of the most contested stories in modern journalism: "Dark Alliance," which alleged that a California drug ring had sold crack cocaine to gang members and funneled the profits to...
  • Film Review: 'V/H/S Viral'

    The VHS homevideo format may have gone to its grave years ago, but the horror series of the same name lives on with its third anthology, "V/H/S Viral," delivering three playful yet thoroughly disposable experiments in short-form p.o.v. cinema. While the...
  • Oscars: Is Michael Keaton the Actor to Beat?

    It's only October, yet the predictions have already been rolling out for the next Academy Awards, still five months away. And though it seems to be said every year, 2015 is truly shaping up to be one of the most competitive best actor races ever....
  • Jennifer Garner blames old lice episode for missing Clooney's wedding

    Jennifer Garner blames old lice episode for missing Clooney's wedding
    Blame it on the lice! Jennifer Garner faulted the little critters for not getting an invitation to George Clooney's Venetian wedding. The "Men Women & Children" star, 42, who is married to Clooney's "Argo" collaborator Ben Affleck, stopped by "The...