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  • 20th Century Fox Dedicates Production Building to Richard D. Zanuck

    Twentieth Century Fox honored the late Richard D. Zanuck with a building dedication ceremony on Tuesday. "For those of us that work at Fox -- he was family," said Fox topper Jim Gianopulos. "He was an integral part of our legacy, he was like a pater...
  • Finding his voice with a tuba

    Finding his voice with a tuba
    Probably more than any other instrument in an orchestra, the tuba has the sound of authority — big, brassy, deep and imposing. For the young, struggling John Van Houten, that sound inspired the discipline he needed. The tuba instructor, who...
  • Inside Wes Anderson's eccentric aesthetic

    Inside Wes Anderson's eccentric aesthetic
    Wes Anderson came to Chicago at the beginning of the month to promote his new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel." He arrived by train, stopping on his way from Los Angeles to New York, where he lives. He even had his own private train car. Now, you might...
  • Composers help tell the story and set the scene

    When a movie has little dialogue and even fewer sound effects, what keeps the audience tethered emotionally to the story? And how can a film seamlessly blend the idea of death and a child's wide-eyed wonderment? Through its music, of course. Here are four...
  • Scott Cooper: 'Out of the Furnace' Inspired by 'Jaws,' 'The Godfather: Part 2′

    Scott Cooper is an actor's director. That term may be thrown around a lot, but the actor-turned-writer-director-producer truly fits the bill. After an "unremarkable career as an actor" ("I wasn't going to have Matt's career, Ben's or Jude's or all...
  • Letters: Movie mayhem and violence in society

    Re "A rapid-fire surge in PG-13 violence," Nov. 12 Many film and television producers are wrong to think that the content of a film or a TV program has no effect on the viewers. Violence does not satirize the media culture; it succumbs to it, idolizes...
  • Deaf film director can finally hear soundtracks to his films

    Deaf film director can finally hear soundtracks to his films
    The first thing you notice about the short film is that you never hear dialogue, only the dreamy, Daniel Lanois-type score. Instead, it's subtitled — even though the actors appear to be speaking in English. In the opening scenes, a young woman...
  • John Landis' 'American Werewolf in London' gave horror comedy chops

    By 1980, John Landis had a string of successes under his belt — including "The Kentucky Fried Movie," "Animal House" and "The Blues Brothers" — but the writer-director had long been unable to get his script for "An American Werewolf in London"...
  • How 'Captain Phillips' Shows Modern Piracy in All Its Complexity

    With all due respect to Johnny Depp and Errol Flynn, piracy is a lot more complicated than Hollywood makes it look. How refreshing, therefore, that Paul Greengrass and company go out of their way to provide valuable context while also avoiding reductive...
  • Alan Sepinwall touts the newfound legitimacy of TV

    Alan Sepinwall touts the newfound legitimacy of TV
    When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...