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  • 'Ender's Game' to top 'Free Birds,' 'Last Vegas' at box office

    "Ender's Game" will have a happy beginning this weekend, but maybe not a happy ending. The pricey adaptation of Orson Scott Card's popular 1985 sci-fi novel is poised to debut at No. 1 with a so-so $23 million, according to those who have seen pre-...
  • Michael Fukushima Tapped as Executive Producer of NFB's English Animation Studio

    The National Film Board of Canada has named Michael Fukushima the new executive producer of its renowned English program animation studio. A filmmaker since 1984, Fukushima made his award-winning animated doc "Minoru: Memory of Exile" through the NFB....
  • Netflix, in first major film deal, acquires documentary 'The Square'

    Netflix, in first major film deal, acquires documentary 'The Square'
    Netflix has acquired "The Square," an original documentary that chronicles the Egyptian revolution that began with dramatic protests in Tahrir Square in Cairo. The film, from director/producer Jehane Noujaim, won this year's Toronto International Film...
  • Film Review: '12-12-12'

    Great chefs can take leftovers and dress them up with enough flourishes and new flavors to make entirely palatable new dishes, but even then, one never forgets that they're still leftovers. Directors Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening prove to be...
  • Oscars: 19 films submitted in quirky animated feature race

    Nineteen films have been submitted for the Oscars' best animated feature race, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday, a number which suggests that the category could have five nominees despite a relatively weak year for feature...
  • Michael Fassbender keeps pushing himself

    Michael Fassbender keeps pushing himself
    TORONTO — In the historical drama "12 Years a Slave," Michael Fassbender plays brutal and impulsive slave master Edwin Epps. Since its October release, the film has earned critical acclaim in nearly equal measure with warnings about its...
  • AFM: Jay Z's 'Made in America' Gets North American Distribution

    Phase 4 Films today has snapped up North American distribution rights to Ron Howard's first documentary "Made in America." CAA brokered the U.S. rights deal on behalf of the filmmakers; the Canadian rights were handled by The Exchange, which is selling...
  • Netflix enters Oscar race with move into original documentaries

    Can "The Square" put Netflix in Oscar circles? That's one of several questions raised by the company's decision to move into original documentaries with "The Square," filmmaker Jehane Noujaim's nonfiction feature about the Egyptian revolution. On...
  • 'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary

    'The Square' is the rare, up-to-the-moment documentary
    It's hard enough making one movie from the belly of a revolution. But two? "I'm not sure we would recommend doing it this way," Jehane Noujaim, director of the new Egyptian-uprising documentary, "The Square," says dryly. After filming anti-Hosni...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Tom Hiddleston disguised in Asgard, on stage

     
    Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch […]...
  • 'It's pure Alice Cooper'

    'It's pure Alice Cooper'
    Death has often played a comic part in Alice Cooper's shows — to the point where the singer has pretended to be hanged or beheaded in a guillotine before miraculously springing back to keep the music going. When Cooper's Raise the Dead Tour...