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  • 'The Overnighters' shows dark side of North Dakota oil boom

    By Ernest Scheyder WILLISTON, N.D., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Desperate for a fresh start, unemployed workers from all over the world have converged on North Dakota's burgeoning oil patch, seeking six-figure salaries and the rewards of living in the fastest-...
  • Q&A: Ty Burrell on 'Skeleton Twins' and Dream 'Modern Family' Guests

    Ty Burrell just scored his second Emmy for playing oblivious but lovable Phil Dunphy on "Modern Family," but he can be seen on the bigscreen in a very different role -- as a closeted gay man in the Sundance hit "The Skeleton Twins" opposite Kristen Wiig...
  • 'Fishing Without Nets' takes an authentic look at Somali pirates' life

     'Fishing Without Nets' takes an authentic look at Somali pirates' life
    The pirates gather on a ragged beach and sail toward shipping lanes, scanning for freighters, the prey of their craft. Rifles drawn, scarves blowing, they troll East African waters, where the deeds of desperate men collide with the precarious rhythms of...
  • 'Transparent' is the most daring new series of the season

    When Lena Dunham's "Girls" debuted three years ago, it elicited a wide range of emotions. Laughter. Recognition. Shock. Writer Jill Soloway had a different response: jealousy. "When it came out, I was living in a sea of envy," said Soloway, who worked...
  • Women's Filmmakers Initiative Provides Clear Pictures of Hollywood Gender Disparity

    Preparing to speak at the Women in Film's annual fundraiser and awards gala 2½ years ago, WIF president Cathy Schulman realized she was tired of having to beat the same drum yet again. "If I stood up one more time and quoted flat-lined statistics...
  • Three Game-Changing Female Producers Make Sure Passion-Driven Films Hit the Screen

    Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more Trivial Pursuit factoid than it is...
  • IDA Documentary Awards to honor Robert Redford

    The International Documentary Assn. will honor the actor, filmmaker and environmentalist Robert Redford with its Career Achievement Award, given to individuals who have had "a major impact on the documentary genre through a long and distinguished body...
  • Reykjavik Report: Watching International Pics Under 'Interstellar' Conditions

    Until such time as someone establishes a chance to watch movies on the moon, the Reykjavik Intl. Film Festival looks to be the next best thing. Though the Icelandic capital boasts all the amenities of a modern European city, the surrounding countryside --...
  • Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' takes on past, future

     Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' takes on past, future
    Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $44.95 Available on VOD Tuesday After underperforming at the box office, this sharp sci-fi action picture has been renamed "Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow" (awkward, but still...
  • 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...
  • Con Cantinflas y Bolívar, Latinoamérica le coquetea al Oscar

    Con Cantinflas y Bolívar, Latinoamérica le coquetea al Oscar
    BOGOTÁ — Doce películas latinoamericanas, que en su mayoría retratan una visión dramática y real de la región e inmortalizan en la gran pantalla las vidas de personajes icónicos como Simón Bolívar y Cantinflas, compiten este año por una...