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  • Should 'Jersey Boys' Have Cast Movie Stars?

    When Hollywood brings a Broadway show to the big screen, the first casualty is usually the stage actors. This dates back to 1964′s "My Fair Lady," which passed Julie Andrews over for Audrey Hepburn (with Marni Nixon dubbing the singing). Idina...
  • Chicago Theater Review: 'This Is Our Youth' Starring Michael Cera

    Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin are the latest star actors to take a crack at Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth," the 1996 play that has always attracted notable talent thanks to the depth, pathos and wit of its portrait of adrift, privileged post-...
  • Toronto's Award Hopefuls: Too Much or Not Enough?

    The idea of sampling new films at Toronto is sort of like going to the Cheesecake Factory for a little nibble. It seems like a good idea, but then you realize: There is no such thing as a small portion. The 11-day fest, which passed the halfway mark on...
  • TIFF 2014: 12 movies making noise, and when you can see them

    A pair of brilliant British scientists, a troubled woman searching for answers along the Pacific Crest Trail and a drunken curmudgeon turned unlikely father figure are among the diverse characters populating the buzzed-about movies at this year's...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • Toronto Film Fest Market Faces Challenges With Platform Changes, Global Politics

    Sellers at this week's Toronto Film Festival hope to ride the wave of Cannes and Sundance, which saw a healthy number of deals close earlier in the year. But by no means does that suggest that the movie business is in full recovery. "The market is bigger...
  • J.K. Simmons on Playing a 'Real' Villain in 'Whiplash'

    Though he's appeared in more than 50 movies and several hit TV shows, J.K. Simmons is perhaps still best known as the deadpan professor in Farmer's Insurance commercials. "It's humbling, to say the least," says the 59-year-old actor. So perhaps it's only...
  • Georgia, Louisiana May Benefit From End of North Carolina's Production Tax Credits in 2015

    The sun may be setting soon on North Carolina as a site for movie and TV production. But its loss will likely be Georgia's and Louisiana's gain. On Aug. 20, North Carolina lawmakers decided to replace the state's current incentive program -- which is...
  • Art of Elysium's Genesis Aims for Greater Scope

    As Art of Elysium founder Jennifer Howell admits, the central mission of the org she founded is sometimes hard for people to wrap their heads around. Created in 1997, the org offers artistic outreach programs in children's hospitals and elder-care...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • 'Nightcrawler' a different look at Gyllenhaal and L.A.

     'Nightcrawler' a different look at Gyllenhaal and L.A.
    The pulsating shimmer of Los Angeles at night can seem either like a dreamscape fantasia or a topography of nightmares. In the new film "Nightcrawler" it is both, a land of opportunity and madness and left in some measure for the viewer to unravel....