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  • Below the Line Bookings

    Sandra Marsh & Assoc. has booked d.p. Sean Bobbit ("12 Years a Slave") (pictured middle) on Steve McQueen's untitled HBO pilot; costume designer Sharen Davis ("Get On Up") on J Blakeson's "The Fifth Wave"; production designers William O. Hunter (art...
  • Charles Martin Smith, from Toad to dolphins

    Charles Martin Smith, from Toad to dolphins
    Charles Martin Smith would have walked over hot coals for George Lucas during the filming of the seminal 1973 hit "American Graffiti," in which he was sweetly endearing as the nerdy Terry "the Toad" Fields. And even 41 years later, the actor-director...
  • 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?...
  • ‘Carrie’: Chloe Grace Moretz talks maternal energy on horror remake

     
    “Carrie,” last year's big-screen retelling of Stephen King's first published novel, arrives on DVD and Blu-ray Tuesday with an alternate […]...
  • 'Gangster Squad' a fusillade of bullets and cliches ★★

    'Gangster Squad' a fusillade of bullets and cliches ★★
    A triumph of production design but a pretty dull kill-'em-up otherwise, the post-World War II-set "Gangster Squad" comes from the director of "Zombieland," Ruben Fleischer. It's clear Fleischer, who also made "30 Minutes or Less," hadn't worked through...