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  • Venice Film Review: 'The Price of Fame'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Like the glorious, overripe Michel Legrand score lavished over an otherwise quiet affair, there's something knowingly, beguilingly out of time about "The Price of Fame," . Xavier Beauvois' first film since 2010's somber Cannes Grand Prix winner "Of Gods and Men" -- and the first comic outing of his career -- riffs jovially on the true 1978 story of two blue-collar immigrants in small-town Switzerland who exhumed Charlie Chaplin's remains in a botched ransom attempt. Facts have been liberally altered, however, to suit Beauvois' conception of the tale as a human comedy worthy of the Little Tramp himself. Wry, sentimental and carried with shaggy charm by Benoit Poelvoorde and Roschdy Zem as the lovable crooks, "Fame" should parlay its helmer's cachet and the universality of the Chaplin connection into widespread arthouse exposure.
  • Tokyo Festival Reveals Major Asian Push

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TOKYO - Yasushi Shiina, new head of the Tokyo International Film Festival, has unveiled a seven-year initiative to promote Asian films and nurture Asian film professionals. Festival officials announced the outreach initiative...

    Charlie Chaplin's evolving talent seen in 'Chaplin's Mutual Comedies'

    Watching the new Blu-ray/DVD set "Chaplin's Mutual Comedies" is a revelation because one can witness a master filmmaker coming of age. Charlie Chaplin introduced his beloved, baggy-panted Tramp in 1914 while at Mack Sennett's Keystone Studios. In the...

    Mark Stock dies at 62; painter known for butler images

    Mark Stock dies at 62; painter known for butler images
    Mark Stock, a painter known for his evocative portraits of white-gloved butlers and sad, stylish women in slinky gowns, has died. He was 62. Stock, who died Wednesday at an Oakland hospital, had an enlarged heart, his publicist Charlotte Parker said....

    Sacha Baron Cohen punks BAFTA LA Jaguar Britannia Awards

    Sacha Baron Cohen punks BAFTA LA Jaguar Britannia Awards
    Sacha Baron Cohen stole the show at the BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards Saturday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The outrageously fearless British comic actor of "Borat," "Bruno" and "The Dictator" fame was this year's recipient of the...