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  • Hollywood Film Festival to tackle social issues under new owner

    Hollywood Film Festival to tackle social issues under new owner
    The Hollywood Film Festival boasts an enviable name, one that directly invokes the entertainment capital of the world, but since its founding in 1997, it has struggled to carve out a niche for itself among the thousands of film fests worldwide and the...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal doubles down in 'Enemy'

    Movie doubles seem to be multiplying at an alarming rate. At last fall's Toronto International Film Festival both "Enemy" and "The Double" grappled with what happens when you confront your doppelganger, and the idea appeared again in several films at...
  • 'Finding Vivian Maier' and its backers

    'Finding Vivian Maier' and its backers
    Four years ago, producer, comedian and actor Jeff Garlin caught a "Chicago Tonight" segment on collector John Maloof's accidental discovery of street photographer Vivian Maier, who worked as a North Shore nanny and housekeeper for much of her life. Garlin...
  • Ebert documentary, 'Life Itself,' gets thumbs up ★★★ 1/2

    Ebert documentary, 'Life Itself,' gets thumbs up ★★&#9733 1/2
    The documentary "Life Itself," directed by Steve James of "Hoop Dreams" and "The Interrupters" and based on the late Roger Ebert's 2011 memoir, could have settled for well-meaning hagiography or a feature-length pitch for sainthood. Many of Ebert's far-...
  • Box Office: 'Oculus' Scares up $475,000 in Late-Night Shows

    Relativity Media's horror-thriller "Oculus" grossed an estimated $475,000 during its 10 p.m. Thursday and midnight Friday shows in the U.S. The number was in line with recent horror films. "Oculus" is opening in 2,648 locations with projections in the...
  • Yeah, baby! It's a girl for Mike Myers and his wife, Kelly

    Yeah, baby! It's a girl for Mike Myers and his wife, Kelly
    Yeah, baby! It's a girl for comedian Mike Myers.  The "Austin Powers" and "Saturday Night Live" alum welcomed his second child with wife Kelly Tisdale on Friday, according to People. But their tiny tot didn't get her groovy name from the fifth day...
  • Vimeo Inks Exclusive Digital Deals for 13 Films from Toronto International Film Festival

    Vimeo starting next month will offer online rentals of a baker's dozen of films that premiered at last fall's 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Under the deals, Vimeo is giving each of the 13 filmmakers $10,000 up front. In return, Vimeo has an...
  • Vimeo Offers Indie Filmmakers Access to $500,000 in Marketing Cash, If They Raise Enough Through Crowdfunding

    Vimeo is launching a new program for independent filmmakers, promising to dole out up to $500,000 to help them market their films if they have raised at least $10,000 from crowdfunding sites. In exchange, the filmmakers must grant Vimeo an exclusive...
  • Netflix Closer to Winning Another Big Award: Oscar

    Netflix has won an Emmy and Golden Globe. It's now one step closer to taking home an Oscar. Netflix received its first Academy Award nomination on Thursday for "The Square," a documentary it picked up in November from the festival circuit, and starts...
  • Agnieszka Holland's 'Burning Bush' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Kino Lorber has acquired U.S. rights to Agnieszka Holland's "Burning Bush," which had been the Czech Republic's official entry for the Best Foreign Film Oscar before being disqualified. The film is a 234-minute theatrical release version of a three-...
  • Does long Oscar race help films?

    Does long Oscar race help films?
    As long as this Chicago winter might feel, it's a mere blip compared with the ongoing movie awards season. The Movie City News website runs a column called "20 Weeks to Oscar," which translates to about 38 percent of the year — yet if you count...