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  • 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 —...
  • Mila Kunis is FHM's sexiest woman in the world

    Mila Kunis is FHM's sexiest woman in the world
    Mila Kunis has been voted FHM's sexiest woman in the world and is apparently "the perfect girlfriend" as well. Ashton Kutcher must be blushing with pride. The British men's mag released its annual list of 100 sexiest women on Wednesday that included a...
  • Rodarte's art of fashion

    Rodarte's art of fashion
    After graduating from the University of California at Berkeley, Kate and Laura Mulleavy moved back home to Pasadena, Calif., and fashioned an internship for themselves watching horror movies: "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "Night of the Living Dead," etc....
  • Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah': Can't auteurs and studios just get along?

    Darren Aronofsky's 'Noah': Can't auteurs and studios just get along?
    Making a big studio movie when you're the strong-willed independent sort can run you into a lot of sand traps. Filmmakers in that position think studio execs are a bunch of philistines and marketing-minded meddlers, while the execs thinks a director is...
  • Two by two, including the arks used to film 'Noah'

    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...
  • 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...
  • 'Breaking Bad' finale: Famous fans say goodbye online

    'Breaking Bad' finale: Famous fans say goodbye online
    The preferred Twitter hashtag for "Breaking Bad" on Sunday night was "#goodbyebreakingbad." In case anyone hadn't already heard, the show -- which in six years progressed from cult favorite to beloved pillar of the pop cultural firmament -- was airing its...
  • 'Noah' to sail to No. 1 at the box office

    'Noah' to sail to No. 1 at the box office
    An Old Testament epic will storm theaters this weekend with hopes of attracting a boatload of moviegoers.  Director Darren Aronofsky's $130-million-budgeted "Noah" is expected to generate around $40 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada through...
  • REVIEW: 'Noah' ★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Noah' ★&#9733 1/2
    Neither fish nor fowl, neither foul nor inspiring, director and co-writer Darren Aronofsky's strange and often rich new movie "Noah" has enough actual filmmaking to its name to deserve better handling than a plainly nervous Paramount Pictures has given...
  • Review: Energetic 'Noah' goes overboard — to riveting effect

    It's not only biblical prophets who have visions, movie directors have them too. And when a filmmaker like Darren Aronofsky bring his very personal perspective to the ancient story of Noah and the flood, moviegoers will have to hang on tight to avoid...
  • Darren Aronofsky floats a fuller version of the Bible's Noah tale

    Darren Aronofsky floats a fuller version of the Bible's Noah tale
    NEW YORK — It was easy to get lost on Darren Aronofsky's ark. Inside a converted Brooklyn armory in late 2012, Aronofsky was shooting "Noah" on a massive vessel that matched the biblical dimensions of the boat, its rough beams lashed together...