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  • Bill Murray's 'St. Vincent' to Get Earlier Release

    The Weinstein Company will give audiences in New York and Los Angeles an earlier look at "St. Vincent" than originally planned. The Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy comedy about a curmudgeon whose hard edges are softened ever so slightly by the son of a...
  • Bill Hader shows a dark side in 'The Skeleton Twins'

     Bill Hader shows a dark side in 'The Skeleton Twins'
    "The Skeleton Twins" stars "Saturday Night Live" alums Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig, but it may not be what you think. Case in point, the film opens with Hader's character attempting suicide. Though there are light moments, the story's deeper contours...
  • Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' Wins 2014 Fipresci Grand Prix

    MADRID -- Finally getting something like global recognition, Richard Linklater has won the 2014 Intl. Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci) Grand Prix for film of the year. Shot over 12 years between 2002 and 2013, and tracking boy actor Ellar Coltrane's...
  • Toronto: 'By Way of Helena' Casts William Hurt and Alice Braga, Gets Intl. Sales Agent (EXCLUSIVE)

    William Hurt and Alice Braga have joined the cast of revenge thriller "By Way of Helena," which also stars Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson. WestEnd Films has boarded the film as international sales agent, and will be introducing the film to buyers at...
  • From Dubai to Cairo, Festivals Help Arab Filmmakers Court Hollywood Partners

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - This fall, in the bustling media hubs of Dubai and Abu Dhabi and the more ancient Arab capitals of Cairo and Marrakech, festival execs are promising a bumper crop of Arab cinema. It's a harvest that regional players have...
  • Toronto 2014: It's not OUR film festival, it's YOURS

    Toronto 2014: It's not OUR film festival, it's YOURS
    Acronymically known as TIFF, the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival begins today, and the first morning of this first day (I’m here for five of the 11) offers screenings of untested, unknown films, along with titles seen at Cannes, Sundance,...
  • 'Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work' documentary stands as trenchant tribute

    'Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work' documentary stands as trenchant tribute
    Joan Rivers never stopped performing. The comedian, talk-show host and red-carpet critic, who died Wednesday at 81, was a tireless showbiz pro to the very end. Although she often mined her own life to provide material for her brassy brand of comedy,...
  • 'Starred Up' is a savage journey toward anger management

    'Starred Up' is a savage journey toward anger management
    As unsettling as a hard slap to the face, "Starred Up" shocks the system. It marries ferocious, unnerving violence and waves of profanity to powerful, psychologically acute performances in a way that is intensely dramatic as well as almost unbearable to...
  • TV picks: 'Happy Valley,' 'Sons of Anarchy,' and 'The Honorable Woman'

    The fall approaches, on little cat feet, so this is an excellent time to clear out the DVR, either by catching up or letting go (who's been recording all these "Castle" reruns anyway?) because things are about to get crazy. (For one thing, "Castle's...
  • Indie Film 'Seoul Searching' is a Melting Pot of a Production

    If the modern low-budget international indie ever needed a poster child, "Seoul Searching" is it. An American-Korean-Chinese co-production, the film shot in Korea, tapping the Korean Film Council's location incentive. L.A.-based firms Bowery Hills...
  • Jake Schreier to direct adaptation of John Green's 'Paper Towns'

    Jake Schreier to direct adaptation of John Green's 'Paper Towns'
    Meet the new mayor of "Paper Towns": Jake Schreier is set to direct an adaptation of the young-adult novel by "The Fault in Our Stars" author John Green. Green confirmed the news on his Twitter account. Schreier, who has a background in music videos...