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  • Comic-Con offers first look at Terry Gilliam film ‘The Zero Theorem’

     
    Comic-Con audiences got the first look at the opening 10 minutes of “The Zero Theorem,” director Terry Gilliam's mystery-shrouded science […]...
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 5, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Canada, where tourists and locals stop to take pictures with a TIFF sign along King Street in downtown Toronto on the first day of the Toronto International Film Festival....
  • The Week in Pictures | September 1 – 7, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Calling for higher pay and the right to form a union without retaliation, fast-food chain workers protested as part of a wave of strikes and protests in 150 cities across the U.S....
  • Charles Bowden dies at 69; writer chronicled border drug violence

    Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69. Bowden, who had been...
  • Al Pacino's 'Manglehorn' Gets U.S. Distribution from IFC

    IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Al Pacino's drama "Manglehorn," two months after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. David Gordon Green directed from a a script by Paul Logan. Holly Hunter, Harmony Korine and Chris Messina also star...
  • Abu Dhabi Film Fest To Honor Ed Pressman, Rachid Bouchareb

    The Abu Dhabi Film Festival will fete prolific U.S. producer Edward Pressman and French/Algerian director Rachid Bouchareb with lifetime achievement awards during its opening ceremony on October 23. Also, as previously reported, Jordanian director Naji...
  • 'Birdman': Critics flock to praise Michael Keaton black comedy

    "Birdman," Alejandro G. Inarritu's black comedy starring Michael Keaton as a washed-up superhero actor trying to get his mojo back with a Broadway play, has been in fine feather since debuting to rave reviews at the Venice Film Festival in August. Now...
  • IFC Buys Ethan Hawke's Drone Warfare Movie 'Good Kill' for U.S.

    IFC Films has bought U.S. rights to Ethan Hawke's drone warfare drama "Good Kill," seven weeks after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film, directed by Andrew Niccol from his own script, also stars January Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Bruce...
  • Interview: Michael Keaton Goes From Batman to 'Birdman'

    Like most actors, Michael Keaton claims he doesn't enjoy watching himself in his own movies. But when it comes to his buzzy starring role in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," which Fox Searchlight opens in limited release Friday, he can't stop...
  • Alexander Sokurov Leads Creative Lab in St. Petersburg

    LONDON -- C.L.A.S.S., a creative lab led by one of Russia's leading film directors, Alexander Sokurov ("Russian Ark"), has launched at the inaugural St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum, organized by Roskino. Ninety works have been shortlisted from 500 short...
  • Turkey's Culture Ministry Aims To Broaden the Appeal of Turkish Films

    Turkish cinema is experiencing a burst of energy. A new generation of filmmakers is getting notice on the festival circuit, making for a lively, vibrant film scene. The most recent example is "Sivas," a potent first feature by director Kaan Mujdeci...