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  • 'Whiplash' director, stars march to a friendly beat — off-screen

    'Whiplash' director, stars march to a friendly beat — off-screen
    There were bongos and congas, pristine Ludwig kits, dusty vintage sets that used to belong to famous people. Miles Teller eyed his options inside the Professional Drum Shop in Hollywood and settled on a Jamaican steel pan, picking up some mallets and...
  • Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One

    Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One Recent news about the benefits of music has reached us via film, research and news articles. “Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory” is one of the finest examples of how music can be used as...
  • Miles Teller explains his 'Divergent' diss

    Miles Teller explains his 'Divergent' diss
    With his playful swagger and approachable nature, Miles Teller has always come off as one of young Hollywood's most accessible stars. He's been, in a sense, the anti-Taylor LautnerĀ — a regular guy who never seemed all that preoccupied with his...
  • 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...
  • 'Fishing Without Nets' fails to catch interest

    'Fishing Without Nets' fails to catch interest
    Based on a 2012 Sundance-winning short, the Somali pirate flick "Fishing Without Nets" more readily invites comparisons with the Oscar-nominated "Captain Phillips." "Fishing Without Nets" recounts a fictitious ship-hijacking entirely from the Somali...
  • 'Zero Theorem' adds up to almost nothing

     'Zero Theorem' adds up to almost nothing
    In the showy sci-fi fantasy "The Zero Theorem," a man spends his life waiting for an elusive phone call that will explain the meaning of life and, as a result, learns he has led a meaningless life. That kind of elliptical thinking permeates way too much...
  • Film Review: 'Interstellar'

    To infinity and beyond goes "Interstellar," an exhilarating slalom through the wormholes of Christopher Nolan's vast imagination that is at once a science-geek fever dream and a formidable consideration of what makes us human. As visually and conceptually...
  • Watch: Vampire Thriller 'A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night' Trailer

    Just in time for Halloween, Vice Films has debuted the trailer for the creepy vampire indie "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night." The film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to good reviews, is a black-and-white thriller set in Iran from Ana...
  • Abu Dhabi: Beirut Fund Launches Finance Program

    The Beirut-based Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), supporter of four Arab pics at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, has launched a self-financing platform called the Arab Creativity and Entrepreneurship Fund, which is seeking to have a far-reaching impact...
  • Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'

    Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'
    Her first day on the Seattle set of the comedy "Laggies," Keira Knightley noticed something unusual about her director, Lynn Shelton: She knew all the grips' names. "Most directors are like generals or dictators, because it is like an army that's...
  • Review: 'Dear White People' ★★★★

    Review: 'Dear White People' ★★★★
    So many movies come out of the Sundance Film Festival, and others like it, laden with praise but oddly short on narrative invention, visual instincts and a story with something on its mind. Heartiest congratulations to "Dear White People," which is...