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  • Video/interview: 'Joe' star Tye Sheridan compares working with Pitt, McConaughey, Cage

    Video/interview: 'Joe' star Tye Sheridan compares working with Pitt, McConaughey, Cage
    It may sound impossible, but there are some people who don't know anything about Brad Pitt. One of those people was Tye Sheridan, who at 11 was cast as one of Pitt's sons in "The Tree of Life." Since that breakout turn the Texas native, now 17, also...
  • Netflix, Weinstein Co. begin production of 'Marco Polo'

    Netflix, Weinstein Co. begin production of 'Marco Polo'
    Netflix is going around the world for its next original series. The streaming service and the Weinstein Company announced Tuesday that production has begun on "Marco Polo." Based on the life of the 13th century adventurer Marco Polo, the 10-episode...
  • Battle of the Sequels: 'Captain America,' 'Rio 2′ Each Tracking in High-$30 Millions

    A tight race between Disney-Marvel's holdover "Captain America: The Winter Solder" and Fox-Blue Sky Studios' "Rio 2" is shaping up at the weekend's domestic box office, with both films tracking in the high-$30 million to low-$40 million range....
  • Int'l Star You Should Know: Fumi Nikaido

    EARLY START Born in 1994 in Naha, Okinawa, Fumi Nikaido got off to an early start in show business, appearing in her first TV drama, "Juken no kamisama," in 2007, and her first theatrically released feature film, actor-director Koji Yakusho's family...
  • Cannes Prospects: 'Foxcatcher,' Inarritu's 'Birdman' Likely Headed to the Croisette

    A belated festival premiere for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" and a powerhouse showing for British filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Ken Loach -- plus appearances by other usual suspects such as David Cronenberg, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nuri...
  • 'Gravity's' Alfonso Cuaron Talks Moving on From Oscars

    For the many who followed the Oscar race closely this year, there was never any doubt that Alfonso Cuaron, the creative brains behind "Gravity," would win the Oscar for best director. But who knew that he might not hold onto that statue and the one he had...
  • Italian Director Alice Rohrwacher To Head Venice Lion Of The Future Jury

    TAORMINA, Sicily -- Italian director Alice Rohrwacher, recent winner of the Cannes Grand Prix for "The Wonders," will head of the jury of the Venice Film Festival's "Luigi De Laurentiis" award for best first work. Born in 1981 in Fiesole, Tuscany, to...
  • Hong Kong Director Ann Hui's 'The Golden Era' To Close Venice Film Festival

    ROME - Prominent and prolific Hong Kong helmer Ann Hui's "The Golden Era" has been selected as the closer at the Venice Film Festival where Hui will head the jury of the fest's Horizons section, dedicated to innovation and originality in global...
  • 'Transformers 4′ Has Noisy World Premiere in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG - Director, Michael Bay returned to Hong Kong Thursday (June 19) for the world premiere of "Transformers: Age of Extinction." The fourth part of the "Transformers" sci-fi action fantasy had partly been shot in the city, with more across the...
  • Film Review: 'Lady Maiko'

    Japan's rarefied geisha culture is kookily crossed with Broadway musicals in "Lady Maiko," Masayuki Suo's variation on "My Fair Lady." Gorgeously appointed and exuberantly choreographed, this crowded ensemble drama is a visual treat that, at well over two...
  • Weekend preview: Finding your inner swede and Sweet Hollywaiian

    Weekend preview: Finding your inner swede and Sweet Hollywaiian
    Swede Fest Palm Beach is now in its third year (they prefer the term “threequel” to “threepeat,” thanks), and film festival founder Belle Forino has noticed an increase in the quality of the 47 films submitted so far. Yes, we&...