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  • Bill Murray on 'St. Vincent,' Fame and the 'Virus' of Oscars Season

    For Bill Murray, the idea of attending Bill Murray Day sounded like punishment. So at last month's Toronto Film Festival, the comedian was having serious trepidation about the special day designated to showing his classic films "Ghostbusters," "Stripes"...
  • In 'Birdman,' Alejandro G. Inarritu takes his doubts and lets them fly

    NEW YORK — About two years ago, Alejandro G. Iñárritu was contemplating his next film when he found himself at a crossroads. The Mexican-born director had gone from the upstart status of his early career, with such films as the kinetic "Amores...
  • America's most trusted news source not so trustworthy

    America's most trusted news source not so trustworthy
    You can't handle the truth. There is a temptation to take that line from Jack Nicholson -- snarled at Tom Cruise in "A Few Good Men" -- as the moral of the story, the lesson to be learned from a new study on trustworthiness and the news media. The...
  • The high art of ‘The Shining’: A guest essay by ‘Horns’ director Alexandre Aja

     
    In the spirit of Halloween, Hero Complex reached out to select filmmakers to solicit their fondest memories of classic horror. […]...
  • For the record

    Lois Smith: In the Oct. 8 Calendar section, an article about actress Lois Smith said that in the film "Five Easy Pieces," she played the mother of Jack Nicholson's character. In fact, she played the sister of Nicholson's character. Nobel Prize in...
  • Now showing: 'Suffering for their art' films like 'Birdman' and 'Whiplash'

    "The chief enemy of creativity," Pablo Picasso once said, "is good sense." He might have added that it doesn't get on so well with healthy living or emotional well-being either. The birth pangs of art have been a staple of the examined life since humans...
  • Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares

     Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants Game 2 starter Jake Peavy considers himself a "laid-back" guy, saying he prefers kicking back during the winter "and letting life come to me. " But that doesn't mesh with the Peavy who talks to himself and gets a bit...
  • 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...
  • ‘Gotham': Penguin actor Robin Lord Taylor cites Tim Burton influence

     
    Among the many villains in the new Fox series “Gotham,” actor Robin Lord Taylor's Oswald Cobblepot might stand out as […]...
  • Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'

    Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'
    Even after six decades, Lois Smith still feels a thrill whenever she steps out on stage. "In a certain way, I guess the excitement probably deepens like other things do," said Smith, 83, who received the Obie Lifetime Achievement Award last year for her...
  • Bulls face long odds of landing Carmelo Anthony

    Bulls face long odds of landing Carmelo Anthony
    For a team whose most famous courtside fan is Jack Nicholson, going Hollywood comes easily and natural for the Lakers. It's a more cumbersome role for the Bulls, and not just because the franchise is currently more associated with grit than glitz....