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  • 'Saving Mr. Banks': Tom Hanks on 'creating a perfect yesteryear'

    To prepare for his role as studio head Walt Disney in "Saving Mr. Banks," a new film about Disney's efforts to persuade prickly author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a movie musical, Tom Hanks did considerable research into Disney's...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks': Tom Hanks unveils his Bob Iger impression

    In "Saving Mr. Banks," the new film about Walt Disney's efforts to persuade the cantankerous British author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a movie musical, Tom Hanks steps into the shoes of the famous studio head. At a recent...
  • TIFF 2013: 'Labor Day' has Jason Reitman toiling anew

    TORONTO -- Over his first four films, Jason Reitman became known for sharply observed social comedy — a look at modern teenagers in over their heads (“Juno”), or a road-warrior corporate downsizer with a surprisingly poetic view of his...
  • TIFF 2013: 'Boogie Nights' table read '13 inches of awesome'

    TIFF 2013: 'Boogie Nights' table read '13 inches of awesome'
    TORONTO -- One of the hottest tickets for this year's Toronto International Film Festival wasn't for a movie, but for a reading of a movie -- Jason Reitman's live read of Paul Thomas Anderson's 1997 classic "Boogie Nights." Some festival-goers waited...
  • Telluride Film Festival lineup includes 'Gravity,' 'Labor Day'

    Telluride Film Festival lineup includes 'Gravity,' 'Labor Day'
    A man adrift at sea. A woman adrift in space. And a young girl all by herself in the desert. If there's a theme at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival, it's that solo travel may have its benefits but also carries more than a few risks. Colorado's...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' director: 'Such an advantage' shooting in L.A.

    John Lee Hancock's new film, "Saving Mr. Banks," about Walt Disney's efforts to persuade testy British author P.L. Travers to make her "Mary Poppins" novels into a screen musical, is one of an increasingly rare breed: a studio picture shot in Los Angeles....
  • 'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances

    'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances
    In a season of outstanding performances wrapped up in awards possibilities, the little gems can too easily be overlooked. So once again, it is time to appreciate some of the actors whose gifts have shone bright in big films this year, even if only for a...
  • 'The Book Thief': Geoffrey Rush on Nazi tale: 'It could be my home'

    The historical drama "The Book Thief," based on Markus Zusak's novel about a young girl who develops a passion for reading against the backdrop of World War II, has been called out by some critics for being too safe and sanitized in its depiction of the...
  • 'American Hustle,' 'Bad Grandpa' among hair, makeup Oscar shortlist

    'American Hustle,' 'Bad Grandpa' among hair, makeup Oscar shortlist
    “American Hustle,” “The Great Gatsby” and "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" are among the films competing for a nomination for makeup and hairstyling in the 86th Academy Awards. The films, as well as “Dallas Buyers Club,&...
  • Kate Winslet swoons over improbable relationship in 'Labor Day'

    — Kate Winslet will be the first to admit that the backdrop and framing of her upcoming movie, "Labor Day," is "utterly insane." The film finds Winslet playing Adele, an emotionally fragile single mother of a 13-year-old son. She meets and then...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' cast on Walt Disney and P.L. Travers' clashes

    As the respective creators of Mickey Mouse and Mary Poppins, two of the most cheerful, beloved characters around, it's odd to imagine studio head Walt Disney and author P.L. Travers quarreling. But that's precisely what happened when Disney tried to...