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  • 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...
  • Movie 'Foxcatcher' wrestles with John du Pont tragedy

    Filmmaker Bennett Miller was attending a DVD signing at Manhattan's Tower Records about eight years ago when a stranger approached him with a manila envelope. The man, who turned out to be producer Tom Heller, handed the director a package filled with...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • Thierry Fremaux on Pedro Almodóvar, Film Docs, Lumière Festival Growth

    He who dares, wins. Now entering its sixth edition, Gran Lyon's Lumière Festival, launched by Thierry Fremaux and Bertrand Tavernier from the Institut Lumière, is firmly established on the festival calendar as one of the two major meets in Europe for...
  • When Josh and Benny Safdie Met Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne

    From the brothers Warner to the brothers Weinstein, the movie business has long been a fraternal affair, though sibling director teams (Coen, Hughes, Wachowski) are a relatively new concept, and one that always inspired a raft of predictable questions:...
  • Sergio Leone's original 'Once Upon a Time in America' out on DVD

    Sergio Leone's original 'Once Upon a Time in America' out on DVD
    Italian director Sergio Leone never saw the American version of his final film, the 1984 gangster epic "Once Upon a Time in America," starring Robert De Niro. Leone had already made painful trims in his favored four-hour-plus version to get the...