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  • Al Pacino's 'Manglehorn' Gets U.S. Distribution from IFC

    IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Al Pacino's drama "Manglehorn," two months after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. David Gordon Green directed from a a script by Paul Logan. Holly Hunter, Harmony Korine and Chris Messina also star...
  • Blotter: Charger removed from electric fence in Downers Grove

    Blotter: Charger removed from electric fence in Downers Grove
    The following items were taken from police reports: A 25-year-old Villa Park man was arrested Oct. 13 for drug possession and for an outstanding warrant out of Glendale Heights. A charger was stolen off of an electric fence surrounding park district...
  • Jason Schwartzman turns off the nice in 'Listen Up Philip'

    Jason Schwartzman turns off the nice in 'Listen Up Philip'
    In my experience, “Listen Up Philip” star Jason Schwartzman is an accommodating, easygoing guy. Ask him what he’s been listening to, and he’ll go look at his music library (answer: Steve Gunn, Television, Ultravox and Caribou). Ask...
  • 'Permanent,' 'Museum,' 'Tom' at Los Cabos 1st Co-Pro Forum (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Hung" co-creator Colette Burson's "Permanent," Alonso Ruizpalacios's "Museum" and Rodrigo Plá's "The Other Tom" are among 13 projects at Los Cabos Festival's first Mexico-U.S.-Canada Co-production Forum, a drive to consolidate movie partnerships...
  • Film Review: 'Son of a Gun'

    At least three entertaining films are jostling for position in Australian writer-director Julius Avery's messily propulsive debut feature "Son of a Gun" -- and if none ultimately emerges dominant, the red-blooded tussle between them is never dull to...
  • Palestinian docu 'Speed Sisters' To Open Doha Film Institute's Ajyal Fest

    The world preem of "Speed Sisters," a docu about the first female race-car driving team in the Middle East, will open the second edition of Doha Film Institute's Ajyal Youth Film Festival. "Speed Sisters," which is the debut feature of Lebanese-...
  • IFC Buys Ethan Hawke's Drone Warfare Movie 'Good Kill' for U.S.

    IFC Films has bought U.S. rights to Ethan Hawke's drone warfare drama "Good Kill," seven weeks after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film, directed by Andrew Niccol from his own script, also stars January Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Bruce...
  • Joel Edgerton Talks Thriller 'Felony,' 'Exodus,' Trials of Shooting 'Jane Got a Gun'

    If Joel Edgerton has one piece of advice to aspiring actors, it's this: always be sure to check your inbox. "I found an email the other day from my old agent in London, that I'd just sort of discarded because I was too busy at the time," Edgerton recalls...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'Rudderless' a sluggishly paced melodrama

    Review: 'Rudderless' a sluggishly paced melodrama
    For all its noble intentions and loaded emotions, "Rudderless" proves a largely hollow, uninvolving affair. Actor William H. Macy, making his feature directing debut, never quite finds his rhythm here. The result is a sluggishly paced melodrama that...
  • 'Watchers of the Sky' a powerful warning about genocide

    'Watchers of the Sky' a powerful warning about genocide
    The documentary "Watchers of the Sky" centers on Raphael Lemkin, who coined the word "genocide" and devoted his life to ensuring that the systematic extermination of people would be an international crime. Henryk Sienkiewicz's depiction of the Roman...