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  • From 'Big Eyes' to 'Mr. Turner': A look back at artist biopics

    From 'Big Eyes' to 'Mr. Turner': A look back at artist biopics
    Whether traditional or radical in style, the artist biopic usually comes with an air of cinematic prestige. This awards season, moviegoers and awards voters have two ambitious but very different examples of the genre to ponder. "Mr. Turner" is filmmaker...
  • Steve Carell to be honored by Santa Barbara film festival

    Steve Carell to be honored by Santa Barbara film festival
    The Santa Barbara International Film Festival named Steve Carell the recipient of its 2015 outstanding performer of the year award for his turn as John du Pont in "Foxcatcher." The Bennett Miller-directed film is based on the true story of an heir to...
  • Youth drama sinks John Woo's 'The Crossing' at Chinese box office

    Youth drama sinks John Woo's 'The Crossing' at Chinese box office
    The nostalgic romantic youth drama “Fleet of Time” sunk director John Woo’s much-anticipated nautical epic “The Crossing: Part 1” at the Chinese box office in the seven days ending Sunday.  “Fleet of Time,”...
  • SAG Awards 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations

    SAG Awards 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations
    No offense to the venerable Hollywood Film Awards, but awards season doesn't actually heat up until Wednesday morning. That's when the Screen Actors Guild will announce its nominations for the best film performances of the year.  This is a big week...
  • 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...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's 'Serena' to Close St. Petersburg International Media Forum

    The St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum has announced its opening and closing films for the upcoming event. The Cannes prize-winning Canadian film "Mommy" will open the forum, while Jennifer Lawrence's "Serena," from Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier, will...
  • '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...