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  • With Tom Clancy death, an odd spot for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

    With Tom Clancy death, an odd spot for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'
    The death of a major creative figure is always a strange moment in Hollywood. It’s a time when, as with the passing of Tom Clancy on Tuesday, the legacy of that creator is remembered and lauded, as it should be. But it’s also a time when  more...
  • Watch: Trailer for new Tom Clancy film premieres [video]

    "What the hell is going on here?" Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) asks in the new trailer for the latest Tom Clancy-inspired movie, "Jack Ryan: Shadow One," which opens Christmas Day. Judging from the preview, director Kenneth Branagh ("Thor") and...
  • Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre

    Rufus Norris, who began his career as an actor before turning to directing, has been tapped to succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of Britain's presitigious National Theatre. Norris is expected to assume his new role when Hytner steps down at...
  • Release date cheat sheet: 'Monuments Men,' 'Jack Ryan' and the rest

    There’s been more movement on the upcoming film schedule than at a Pixar weekend matinee. On Thursday, several movies — including George Clooney’s “Monuments Men,” David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” and...
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing': A DIY film project at Joss Whedon's home

    'Much Ado About Nothing': A DIY film project at Joss Whedon's home
    When architect Kai Cole began designing her Mediterranean-style Santa Monica home, she weighed all the usual concerns — space, light, flow — along with one quite specific to her family's needs: where to hold the Shakespeare readings. Cole...
  • Q&A: 'Pacific Rim' star Charlie Hunnam

    Q&A: 'Pacific Rim' star Charlie Hunnam
    It’s not that “Pacific Rim” star Charlie Hunnam hasn’t had a chance at a breakout movie role. The English actor was nearly cast as Thor and turned down Russell Brand’s part in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” which...
  • Enzian has ballet, opera on the big screen

    Enzian has ballet, opera on the big screen
    While our local arts groups take a summer break, it's still possible to get a fix of ballet or opera, thanks to the Enzian Theater in Maitland. Each summer, the theater presents series of films showing opera and dance productions by world-renowned...
  • Kenneth Branagh's lauded 'Macbeth' is coming to U.S. cinemas

    Kenneth Branagh's lauded 'Macbeth' is coming to U.S. cinemas
    Kenneth Branagh is back in Bard territory with a new production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" that he stars in and co-directed with Rob Ashford at the Manchester International Festival in England. The production marks the first time Branagh has played the...
  • Emmys 2013: Predicting movie/miniseries category and its snubs

    Emmys 2013: Predicting movie/miniseries category and its snubs
    Emmy nominations arrive Thursday morning. Early. To save you from having to wake up at 5:35 a.m. PDT, we're sweeping through the high-profile categories one last time. We called the comedy races and the drama nominees. Now it's time to look at the...
  • Tom Hiddleston returns to Shakespeare after playing a superhero

    Tom Hiddleston returns to Shakespeare after playing a superhero
    Tom Hiddleston is currently starring on the London stage in Shakespeare’s political tragedy “Coriolanus,” and reviews of the production, which opened Dec. 17, have been glowing. Critics have praised Hiddleston's performance -- the...
  • Review: 'Walking With Dinosaurs' stumbles in its new environment

    The new 3-D nature tale "Walking With Dinosaurs" is nothing like its predecessors. I don't mean the creatures of the Jurassic Period, which came before the Cretaceous Period that is the movie's staging ground. Not the "Jurassic Park" period either,...