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  • 'Divergent,' with Shailene Woodley, ventures into the future

     'Divergent,' with Shailene Woodley, ventures into the future
    Divergent Summit, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99 Available on VOD on Tuesday Because no promising young actress in Hollywood should be without her own young-adult franchise, earlier this year Shailene Woodley starred in this adaptation of Veronica Roth's...
  • Film Review: 'Into the Storm'

    Back in ye olde summer of 1996, few could have imagined that we would eventually look back fondly on Jan de Bont's "Twister" as the kind of movie "they" don't make like they used to. And yet, a scant two decades later, here comes "Into the Storm" to prime...
  • 3View: Taking Stock of 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

    Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" has drawn mixed reviews -- even among the Variety critics. Here, in addition to Scott Foundas' full review, Justin Chang and Peter Debruge offer competing takes. Justin Chang Score: 7/10 In "The Wolf of Wall...
  • Review: '24 Exposures' takes a subpar stab at crime thriller

     Review: '24 Exposures' takes a subpar stab at crime thriller
    Prolific writer-director Joe Swanberg ("Hannah Takes the Stairs," "Drinking Buddies") is on to something in his latest outing, "24 Exposures." Unfortunately, this would-be erotic thriller is just too unfocused and slapdash to satisfy its promise. With...
  • Paul Williams: ever-evolving

    Paul Williams: ever-evolving
    When the faceless duo Daft Punk won the Grammy for Album of the Year in January, a short, spiky-haired man joined them on stage and announced, "Back when I was drinking, I used to imagine things that weren't there that were frightening. Then I got sober,...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Open Windows'

    A fiendishly inventive thriller built around an audacious if unsustainable gimmick, "Open Windows" elevates Hitchcockian suspense to jittery new levels of mayhem and paranoia. Essentially conceived as a technologically sophisticated mash-up of "Rear...
  • Review: 'Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero' by Douglas Perry

    Review: 'Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero' by Douglas Perry
    This is no way to go: "Broke, alcoholic and dead from a massive heart attack at just fifty-five." But that was how life ended for Eliot Ness in 1957. But how very well the subsequent years treated him, allowing him to come to vivid and heroic life,...
  • 'Seashore,' 'Baby' and 'Moon' Lensing in France in 2014

    Hunger Games-helmer Francis Lawrence will be trekking to Gaul to lens "Seashore" in 2014. Other high profile pics already greenlit by the revamped TRIP tax rebate scheme include NBC's mini-series "Rosemary's Baby" and Bill Mechanic-produced "The Moon and...
  • CANNES: Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg to Appear in Docu 'Hitchcock/Truffaut'

    CANNES -- Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Wes Anderson and David Fincher are among the interviewees lined up to appear in feature documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut," which is being produced by Cohen Media Group, Artline Films and Arte. The pic is...
  • Eliot Ness: Man wasn't as untouchable as the Hollywood legend

    Eliot Ness: Man wasn't as untouchable as the Hollywood legend
    When I think of General George Armstrong Custer, which admittedly I rarely do, I think Errol Flynn. Lou Gehrig? Why that would be Gary Cooper's face that comes to mind. Abe Lincoln? Daniel Day-Lewis. Mary Todd Lincoln? Sally Field. Malcolm X?...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Tops Film Comment's Survey of Critics

    CBS Films' "Inside Llewyn Davis" topped Film Comment's annual survey of 120 critics, journalists, film-section editors and the magazine's staff and contributors, followed by Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" and Sony Pictures Classics' "Before...