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Hugo (movie)

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  • Film Review: 'The Babadook'

    Like the elaborate children's pop-up book that conjures its eponymous bogeyman, "The Babadook" offers a wonderfully hand-crafted spin on a tale oft told, of parent and child in an old, dark house where things go bump (and scratch and growl and hover in...
  • Graham King's Split With Major Backer Prompts New Search for Funding

    Oscar-winning producer Graham King is in the throes of redefining his business model and raising movie funds after the recent departure of his longtime financial backer Tim Headington. The official split between King and Headington, who was co-owner of...
  • Blood, sweat and crowdfunding for 'Life Itself'

    Blood, sweat and crowdfunding for 'Life Itself'
    Late Monday afternoon, the lobby of the Gene Siskel Film Center was thick with expectations. The money guys hovered. They were about to see the result of their investments — they were about to see "Life Itself," the new Steve James documentary about...
  • Q&A: Kerry Brougher on How to Make an Academy Museum

    In his first interview since being named director of the Academy Museum, Kerry Brougher outlined the broad strokes of how he and executives of the Motion Picture Academy envision the organization's planned movie museum. Brougher, seated at the Academy's...
  • RedEye's guide to Printers Row Lit Fest

    RedEye's guide to Printers Row Lit Fest
    There's nothing wrong with the usual summer fest trifecta of curb-sitting, head-bobbing and beer-sipping, but if you're craving a little more substance, mark your calendar for Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, held June 7 and 8 in the blocks...
  • Q&A: 'Penny Dreadful,' Bond Screenwriter John Logan

    Playwright and screenwriter John Logan is known for his versatility -- moving easily among pics as disparate as "Hugo," "Rango" and "Skyfall" as well as the upcoming bigscreen adaptation of tuner "Jersey Boys." He's working on drafts for the next two Bond...
  • 2014 Oscars: Good films, in small packages

    2014 Oscars: Good films, in small packages
    For too long moviegoers have had little exposure to the short films nominated each year for an Oscar, certainly not in the weeks prior to the ceremony. The awards for shorts — defined as shorter than 40 minutes and divided into three categories:...
  • Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful' an elegantly beastly outing

     Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful' an elegantly beastly outing
    Having created and shared them throughout recorded time, we are well acquainted with monsters, their forms and habits, strengths and weaknesses, ways of appearing and disappearing. Homer and the Bible are full of awful beasties; Shakespeare gave us...
  • Magnificent 'Wild Horses" at the Palm Springs ShortFest

    Magnificent 'Wild Horses" at the Palm Springs ShortFest
    Sometimes that queasy feeling when you say "action" is just the reality of directing your first short film. Sometimes, as “Wild Horses” director Stephanie Martin found, it’s morning sickness. The winner of the live action short/15...
  • A look at the nine nominees

    The Irvine International Film Festival has nine Oscar-nominated short films on its program this year. As Oscar movies go, they're the most obscure — but are they any good? Features Editor Michael Miller reviewed each of the nominated films, rating...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    Bluegrass music Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant in Laurel. No cover charge. Information: 301-317-7796. Saturday night movies Monthly movie screenings designed for family viewing will be...