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  • Movie review: 'Closed Circuit' cranks up paranoia over Big Brother

    "Closed Circuit" is a crisply enjoyable, professionally executed paranoid thriller of the "everyone is out to get us" variety. In an earlier, simpler day, its plotting would have been dismissed as far-fetched, but that was then and this is now....
  • Box Office: Selena Gomez's 'Getaway' Looks to Bottom Out

    Despite "Spring Breakers" becoming a surprise indie hit earlier this year, Selena Gomez has yet to convert her Disney cachet into major box office coin. Her Labor Day weekend actioner "Getaway" is poised to putter past the starting line with a projected...
  • On slow Labor Day weekend, tweens will turn out for One Direction

    The boy band One Direction is headed straight to the top of the box office over Labor Day weekend, thanks to throngs of overzealous teenage girls. "One Direction: This Is Us," a 3-D concert documentary about the mega-popular British group, is set to...
  • 'Butler' tops One Direction documentary during big Labor Day weekend

    'Butler' tops One Direction documentary during big Labor Day weekend
    Even a legion of ardent teenage girls was unable to overpower Oprah Winfrey at the box office this Labor Day weekend, as the film "The Butler" starring the media mogul cleaned up for the third consecutive weekend. Heading into the four-day holiday, pre-...
  • Emmett/Furla Films: 15 Years of Steady Growth

    1998 -- Emmett/Furla founded 1999 October -- Release first film, Nickolas Perry's "Speedway Junky" 2001 April -- 10-pic distribution and financing deal with Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films 2002 January -- Joe Carnahan's "Narc" (1) earns $10.5...
  • Reel Critics: 'Circuit' is James Bond for real

    Reel Critics: 'Circuit' is James Bond for real
    The producers of "Closed Circuit" made a mark in espionage films with their Oscar nominee "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." For their new film, they hired veteran screenwriter Steven Knight, the creator of the gritty underworld of "Eastern Promises" and the...
  • 'The Avengers' review: Puts the 'some' in 'awesome'

    'The Avengers' review: Puts the 'some' in 'awesome'
    **1/2 (out of four) From my left shoulder, a tiny, excited voice makes its case: “This movie’s great! There’s Robert Downey Jr. being snarky and Scarlett Johansson kicking the ass of someone who’s eyeing hers and special effects...
  • ‘Hanna’ and the lost art of the long take

     
    You or I don't always notice when a scene in a film has gone on a long time without an edit, the “long takes” Orson Welles, Hitchcock (in “Rope”) and Robert Altman (“The Player”) were famous for. But we can sense them....
  • Eric Bana cast as Elvis in Cary Elwes' 'Elvis & Nixon'

     
    Eric Bana is taking on a hunk instead of a hulk - Elvis Presley....
  • Bana and Huston might be Elvis/Nixon?

     
    This famous White House photo of the day The King met The Crook (president) used to be a dummy template  here at my newspaper, a photo slapped onto a page as it was laid out by editors and designers just to get the proportions right. The idea was if we...
  • Benicio del Toro as a ‘Star Trek’ villain?

     
    This sounds interesting, especially in light of the fact that the first J.J. Abrams “Star Trek” movie wasn't all that dependent on a great villain to succeed. He put so much energy in casting the perfect “Trek” crew that when...