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  • ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ trailer: Tom Cruise reborn on sci-fi battlefield

     
    Tom Cruise finds himself in a life-and-death situation — over and over again — in the new trailer for “Edge […]...
  • Netflix earnings jump as it surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers

    Netflix earnings jump as it surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers
    Netflix Inc. surpassed rival HBO in domestic subscribers in the third quarter, a milestone it credits to buzz surrounding original series such as "Orange Is the New Black," the Emmy nominations for the political drama "House of Cards" and other...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases May 13-19

     
    Cloud Atlas is certainly the most ambitious of this week's titles. With a budget of over $100,000,000, the filmĀ is one of the most expensive independent films made to date. Nominated for a Golden Globe award, the film involves cast members playing...
  • 'Lone Ranger' has plenty of company among modern flops [Poll]

    'Lone Ranger' has plenty of company among modern flops [Poll]
    Why the long face, Mr. Depp? Perhaps because there’s no question “The Lone Ranger” is a catastrophe. Produced for close to $250 million, the Johnny Depp-starring update of the old radio and television serial grossed a measly $29.4...
  • 'Cloud Atlas' review: A historic mess

    'Cloud Atlas' review: A historic mess
    * (out of four) Hokum of monumental proportions is still hokum. Watch the 6-minute “Cloud Atlas” trailer about 30 times and you’ll have an idea of what it’s like to sit through this epic disaster, which never bores but never...
  • 'Cloud Atlas'? Shrug ★★ 1/2

    'Cloud Atlas'? Shrug ★★ 1/2
    A big-budget film's marketing mission is simple: Eliminate the idea of an unsuspecting audience. Did people know what they were getting when they got "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? Yes. They got what they were shown in the 30-second ads, over and...
  • Inside 'Cloud Atlas' directors' Chicago workshop

    Inside 'Cloud Atlas' directors' Chicago workshop
    The Wachowskis lie low. It's what they do. Indeed, They do it so well that when you meet the Wachowskis and ask them about their lying low, you find yourself reminding yourself: You have never really seen them before. Not really. They don't stand for...
  • Taylor Swift, 'Cloud Atlas' and assumption junction

    Taylor Swift, 'Cloud Atlas' and assumption junction
    On semi-rare occasions, you absolutely know when something’s going to be good. You judge a book by its cover because you’ve practically already read it. A new Fiona Apple album, good. 3 Doors Down’s greatest hits, bad. That said, it&...
  • An interview with David Mitchell, the author behind 'Cloud Atlas'

    An interview with David Mitchell, the author behind 'Cloud Atlas'
    David Mitchell came to Los Angeles because of an 8-year-old book. Thanks to the movie by Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer, Mitchell's novel "Cloud Atlas" has landed on American bestseller lists -- right behind the decidedly less literary...
  • Holdover 'Argo' beats four newcomers on slow moviegoing weekend

    Moviegoers had four new films to choose from at the box office this weekend, but "Argo" — the well-reviewed film that has been out for 17 days — still seemed like a better option to most. Ben Affleck's political thriller claimed the top...
  • Is city short of space to shoot?

    Is city short of space to shoot?
    According to Andy and Lana Wachowski, most of their films are set in Chicago — although none have actually shot here. When my colleague Chris Borrelli asked about this for a piece that ran in the Tribune last week, Lana Wachowski replied, "There...