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  • 'Right Stuff' Helmer Philip Kaufman to Receive Camerimage Award

    LONDON -- Writer-director Philip Kaufman, whose credits include "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" and "The Right Stuff," will receive a lifetime achievement award for directing at Camerimage, a film festival that celebrates the art of cinematography....
  • Takeshi Kitano Tired of Gangsters and Commercial Constraints

    TOKYO -- The mainstream Japanese film industry came in for a surprising volume of criticism Saturday at a Tokyo event intended to celebrate the iconic comedian, actor and director Takeshi Kitano. The occasion was an on-stage session at which Kitano was...
  • BBC Buys John Boorman's Final Movie 'Queen and Country' for North America

    BBC Worldwide North America has acquired North American rights to John Boorman's "Queen and Country," which the director has said will be his last. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May and was acquired after making its North American...
  • 'Force Majeure' generating an avalanche of moviegoer reactions

    'Force Majeure' generating an avalanche of moviegoer reactions
    Think of it as the art-house answer to "Gone Girl," a movie almost guaranteed to complicate dates, ruin dinners and start many an awkward conversation. "Force Majeure," playing in Los Angeles, is a depiction of an actual snow-on-the-mountain avalanche...
  • China's foreign-language Oscars pick, 'Nightingale,' a surprise move

    China's foreign-language Oscars pick, 'Nightingale,' a surprise move
    For years, mainland China has thrown the big-budget movies of its most-heralded directors into the Oscars' foreign-language film race. Zhang Yimou, known for "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers," has had seven shots at the Academy Award as China's...
  • Nuri Bilge Ceylan on 'Winter Sleep' and Learning to Love Boring Movies

    To those who may feel intimidated by the prospect of a three-hour-and-16-minute Turkish movie bearing the somnambulant title "Winter Sleep," director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has this advice: don't be afraid to be bored. "To be bored is not important," he says...
  • Darren Aronofsky to Be Jury President at Berlin

    LONDON -- American director, screenwriter and producer Darren Aronofsky will be jury president of the 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival. "Darren Aronofsky has distinguished himself as an outstanding protagonist in contemporary auteur cinema. In his...
  • Top 3 Pop: 'Mockingjay Part 1,' One Direction CD, 'Foxcatcher'

    'MOCKINJAY PART 1' OPENS 1 "The Hunger Games" begins its final chapter Friday. The games are gone for good, but something larger and more terrifying has taken their place: revolution. After the games, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself being...
  • Actress Misty Upham dies: Five notable film roles

    Actress Misty Upham dies: Five notable film roles
    The life and career of Misty Upham has been cut tragically short, with authorities in Washington state positively identifying a body found at the bottom of an embankment as that of the Native American  actress. Upham, 32, was neither a major star nor...
  • GQ celebrates the weirdness of Nicolas Cage!

    "WE MAY not know why we need Nicolas Cage, but plainly we do. The hyperactive one-man train wreck is the dude we all want to spend our last 24 hours with before a nuclear war. Because retaining dignity sure won't be much of an issue then." That's GQ...
  • Oscars: Is Michael Keaton the Actor to Beat?

    It's only October, yet the predictions have already been rolling out for the next Academy Awards, still five months away. And though it seems to be said every year, 2015 is truly shaping up to be one of the most competitive best actor races ever....