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  • '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...
  • Charles Bowden dies at 69; writer chronicled border drug violence

    Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69. Bowden, who had been...
  • Filmmaker Werner Herzog on his new box set and more

     Filmmaker Werner Herzog on his new box set and more
    Filmmaker Werner Herzog — German-born, having made films in the Amazon, the Sahara, Wisconsin, Antarctica, all points between and most recently a resident of Los Angeles — belongs to the world, and should be cherished accordingly. An...
  • 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...
  • 'Listen Up Philip' is a smart, difficult comedy

    'Listen Up Philip' is a smart, difficult comedy
    *** (out of four) You don’t have to be a punctuation nerd to tell that the lack of a comma in that title is revealing. “Listen Up Philip” isn’t saying acclaimed novelist and grade-A jackass Philip (Jason Schwartzman, great)...
  • '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...
  • L.M. Kit Carson, Co-Writer of 'Paris, Texas,' Dies at 73

    Screenwriter, actor and author L.M. Kit Carson, who adapted Wim Wenders' "Paris, Texas" and helped Wes Anderson launch his first film "Bottle Rocket," died Monday after a long illness. He was 73. Palme d'Or winner "Paris, Texas" was created by playwright...
  • Jury says Toyota must pay reality TV star $12 million for crash injury

    Jury says Toyota must pay reality TV star $12 million for crash injury
    A Monterey County Superior Court jury ordered Toyota Motor Corp. to pay $12.5 million to a former high school dancer turned reality television star in connection with a wreck that paralyzed her. The jury found that the design of the middle seat belt...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...