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  • The real Nick Cave? In '20,000 Days on Earth,' take your pick

    The real Nick Cave? In '20,000 Days on Earth,' take your pick
    For a film that received two documentary prizes at the Sundance Film Festival, "20,000 Days on Earth" is very honest about how fake it is. Or rather, the film acknowledges that through a series of constructed scenarios and encounters it is able to...
  • France's Dimitri Rassam 'Going to Brazil' With Bossa Nova (EXCLUSIVE)

    RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's Bossa Nova Films is linking to Dimitri Rassam's Chapter 2, one of France's most powerful and ambitious production forces, to produce "Going To Brazil," a Brazil road movie marking the second feature helmed by Portuguese-French...
  • Nicholas Shumaker Ankles Memento Films International

    PARIS- New York-based exec Nicholas Shumaker is set to ankle Memento Films International, the outfit behind Julianne Moore starrer "Still Alice" and Joachim Trier's "Louder Than Bombs." Shumaker had been with the company for four years, spearheading...
  • Off Broadway Review: Neil LaBute's 'The Money Shot'

    Four characters dangle precariously from their respective perches on the Hollywood power ladder in Neil LaBute's "The Money Shot," an acid-tongued showbiz satire that makes up in belly laughs and inspired performances what it lacks in nuance or novelty....
  • India Rolls 'Liar's Dice' Into Oscars Race

    LONDON -- Actress turned director Geethu Mohandas' "Liar's Dice" is India's entry in the Academy Awards foreign language category, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announced on Tuesday. The film follows a young woman (Geetanjali Thapa) who takes a long...
  • How Sony Pictures Classics Survived the Indie Film Biz

    One key advantage of running a film company together is that it's possible to be two places at once. That came in handy on a recent night at the Toronto International Film Festival when Michael Barker and Tom Bernard, the co-presidents of Sony Pictures...
  • 'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients

     'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients
    One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music. Henry Dreher, 94 at...
  • 'Sleep Dealer' a sci-fi sleeper

    'Sleep Dealer' a sci-fi sleeper
    Some films seem increasingly impressive as time goes on, and one of those is Alex Rivera's striking "Sleep Dealer" (2009), which won twice at Sundance, taking the Waldo Salt screenwriting award and the Alfred P. Sloan Prize for a film dealing with...
  • 'Whiplash' Producer David Lancaster Launches Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    After eight years as co-president at Bold Films, David Lancaster has launched Rumble as a production-development-financing company. Rumble has already attached Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to direct spy thriller "Tin Man" from a script by Seth Lochhead ("...
  • TV Picks: The Honorable Woman, The Killing, Masters of Sex

    TV Picks: The Honorable Woman, The Killing, Masters of Sex
     "The Honorable Woman" Exploring the seemingly endless conflict between Israel and Palestine at a time when the bloodshed there is again in the news, Hugo Blick's series both embraces and transcends its subject matter. The child of a Holocaust...
  • 'Alive Inside' a joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia

     'Alive Inside' a joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia
    Think of them as Lazarus moments. One by one, we are introduced to a series of elderly people with serious dementia. People who've barely said a word in years, who don't recognize their own children, who sit around nursing homes like the living dead....