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  • Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films

     Palm Springs festival a showcase for foreign-language films
    It makes for an unlikely combination: some of Hollywood's biggest stars rubbing up against relative obscurities from the international festival circuit. Yet that's exactly what happens each year at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, which has...
  • Martin Scorsese, David Hockney feted at LACMA gala

    Martin Scorsese, David Hockney feted at LACMA gala
    They are both former Los Angeles residents who returned to town over the weekend to be honored by the museum that they used to frequent in their younger, wilder days. On Saturday, Martin Scorsese and David Hockney were in L.A. for the third annual Art +...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career

    Jake Gyllenhaal refocuses his career
    TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
  • 'Prisoners' filmmakers reflect on the layers of a twisty tale

     'Prisoners' filmmakers reflect on the layers of a twisty tale
    When the screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski was a child, he once drew some disturbing pictures in art class — so disturbing the teacher called his parents in for a talk. "I think the school was really worried by what it said about my home life," said a...
  • Can competing Lance Armstrong movies cross the finish line?

    Can competing Lance Armstrong movies cross the finish line?
    With a documentary about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace already set for release next month, two feature films about the cyclist are now in a race to hit theaters. On Tuesday, the production company Working Title announced Ben Foster had been cast as...
  • Did the long-delayed 'Prisoners' just enter the awards race?

    Did the long-delayed 'Prisoners' just enter the awards race?
    It's been a long road to the big screen for Aaron Guzikowski's script "Prisoners," which landed on the "Black List" of the best unproduced screenplays of the year, back in 2009. After seeing a slew of leading men (such as Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal's character punches a mirror, actor goes to ER

    Jake Gyllenhaal got a little punchy on the set of his new movie "Nightcrawler" on Wednesday morning — and it reportedly landed him in the emergency room. Gyllenhaal, who lost 20 pounds to play a crime reporter in the film, was deep in character...
  • Melissa Leo finds her footing amid good and evil

    Melissa Leo finds her footing amid good and evil
    With her elaborate makeup and creepy mien, Melissa Leo plays one of several memorable characters in "Prisoners," Denis Villeneuve's child-snatching thriller that became a hit when it was released in September. But Leo wasn't so sure we should see her in...
  • Box Office: Sony's 'Cloudy' Sequel Takes a Bigger Bite Stateside With $35 Million

    While Sony's live-action line-up struggled this summer, the studio's animated films -- including hybrid movie "The Smurfs 2" -- have fared better, with "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" being the latest example, grossing a solid $35 million...
  • DirecTV Pacts with Indie Film House A24 for Early-Release VOD Titles

    DirecTV is officially in the film biz: The satcaster is teaming with indie studio A24 to jointly acquire films for U.S. distribution, with DirecTV getting rights to offer the films on-demand 30 days prior to theatrical release. Initially, DirecTV is...
  • Smiling Through Clenched Teeth: Why the Biz Bothers With the Hollywood Film Awards

    Any writer will tell you that dialog is important, but the crucial element is subtext. And so it is with the Hollywood Film Awards. Every year, Oscar contenders go in droves to the event, usually making wisecracks, but often they don't even know why they'...