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  • Bill Condon on giving life to the online world of 'The Fifth Estate'

    In "All the President's Men" — arguably the most exciting movie made about 20th century journalism — Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford track down leads in a busy newsroom, pore over White House records in an elegant library and meet with...
  • Scarlett Johansson not eligible for Golden Globes with 'Her'

    Scarlett Johansson not eligible for Golden Globes with 'Her'
    Apparently awards season gives with one hand and takes away with the other. In one of the season's unlikelier stories, Scarlett Johansson has been building momentum with a performance in "Her" in which she is heard but never seen as the artificial...
  • Director Jim Mickle sinks teeth into 'We Are What We Are' remake

     Director Jim Mickle sinks teeth into 'We Are What We Are' remake
    The new film "We Are What We Are" is a horror-drama hybrid, a suspenseful tale of a tight-knit family struggling to hold itself together in the face of changing times and the dwindling of long-held traditions. Also, they eat people. Directed by Jim...
  • 'Night Moves' marks Kelly Reichardt's take on action-thriller

     'Night Moves' marks Kelly Reichardt's take on action-thriller
    Kelly Reichardt calls it "a thriller with a small t." Her newest film, "Night Moves," has its North American premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival following its world premiere a little over a week ago at the Venice Film Festival....
  • A face you won't forget, in movies big and small

     A face you won't forget, in movies big and small
    Very little casting is done in Chicago when big studio movies shoot here. Not significant roles, where the camera lingers on a person for more than a moment. It's a strange phenomenon considering the deep bench of acting talent in town, but every so often...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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 […]...
  • TIFF 2013: 'Enough Said' a bittersweet goodbye to James Gandolfini

    TIFF 2013: 'Enough Said' a bittersweet goodbye to James Gandolfini
    TORONTO -- It was a bittersweet first screening of Nicole Holofcener's "Enough Said" this afternoon at the Toronto International Film Festival. The writer/director's new relationship film, a fine one, stars James Gandolfini in his final turn, a fine one...