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  • Sochi Olympics: Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake,' Stravinsky abound

    Sochi Olympics: Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake,' Stravinsky abound
    The music of two of Russia's most famous composers -- Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky -- have figured prominently in the early days of the Sochi Olympics.  At the team figure skating competition Sunday, Russia's Nikita Katsalapov and Elena Ilinykh brought...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'Butter on the Latch'

    Liberated by low budgets and the experience of acting in three improv-based indie pics for DIY director Joe Swanberg, Josephine Decker has fashioned the kind of feature debut the film industry simply doesn't support, but would do well to encourage: a...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career

    Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career
    TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
  • Two by two, including the arks used to film 'Noah'

    NEW YORK — The ark in "Noah" should be the ultimate petting zoo, but a warning sign on the film's massive set here tells visitors to keep their hands to themselves: "Animals are fragile. Please do not touch." There are fake mammals crowding one...
  • Is Oscar Just a Weighting Game? Thesps Go to Physical Extremes

    The 40-50 pounds that Christian Bale packed on to play inveterate conman Irving Rosenfeld in David O. Russell's upcoming "American Hustle" appears all the more shocking when juxtaposed with the actor's reedthin crackhead Dicky Eklund in "The Fighter," his...
  • Composers help tell the story and set the scene

    When a movie has little dialogue and even fewer sound effects, what keeps the audience tethered emotionally to the story? And how can a film seamlessly blend the idea of death and a child's wide-eyed wonderment? Through its music, of course. Here are four...
  • Film Review: 'Opening Act'

    Students at Milan's prestigious Accademia Teatro alla Scala, affiliated with the eminent La Scala theater, are observed through the school year in "Opening Act," a docu full of small visual pleasures and aural delights. While helmers Massimo Donati and...
  • 10 Film Directors Who Have Directed Commericals

    Commercials offer directors quick jobs between films, and some filmmakers even view them as a challenge: How to tell a full story in a matter of seconds. "The Wolverine" helmer James Mangold proved this when he directed a 2009 spot for Fidelity. But he'...
  • Bill Murray, CM Punk take part in Kerry Wood's wiffle ball benefit

    Bill Murray, CM Punk take part in Kerry Wood's wiffle ball benefit
    Rather than use a plastic wiffle ball bat like everyone else who faced off against retired Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood Saturday during Woody's Wiffle Ball Classic at Wrigley Field, former WWE Champion CM Punk briefly opted for a folding chair, not unlike...
  • Vincent Cassel to Star in 'Partisan'

    Vincent Cassel has been cast as the lead role in Ariel Kleiman's debut feature "Partisan." The thesp will replace Oscar Issac, who was previously attached to the pic. Protagonist Pictures has boarded the project for international sales on the film,...
  • Ron Howard's 'Rush' for Independent Film Financing

    "Rush," the high-octane car racing film about the public rivalry between legendary Formula One drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt during the 1970s, has all the markings of tinseltown's latest flashy biopic, with Ron Howard at the wheel, Chris Hemsworth...