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  • Stranded cinema: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity' rediscover a genre

    Stranded cinema: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity' rediscover a genre
    When Tom Hanks released "Cast Away" in 2000, he was all alone in more ways than one. Playing a man stuck for years on a remote island, the Oscar winner was helping to bring back a genre, the so-called stranded film, that hadn't had a major entry in...
  • 20th Century Fox Chief Marketing Officer Oren Aviv departing

    20th Century Fox Chief Marketing Officer Oren Aviv departing
    Oren Aviv, chief marketing officer for 20th Century Fox, has been let go from the studio. [Updated, 10:20 a.m. PDT Oct. 17: Confirming Aviv's departure, the studio announced that he would be replaced by Paul Hanneman and Tomas Jegeus, who have been...
  • Review: Robert Redford shows why he's a star in 'All Is Lost'

    "All Is Lost" begins in darkness. There is a voice, though. Weary, almost apologetic, our man speaks of struggle, of trying and failing against an unforgiving sea. But soon the words stop and other languages — sight, sound, silence — pick up...
  • 'All is Lost' review: An ocean of metaphor

    'All is Lost' review: An ocean of metaphor
    *** (out of four) Closing out Survival Month at the Movies (“Gravity,” “Captain Phillips,” “12 Years a Slave”), “All is Lost” presents the gravity of being Captain Redford for eight days. No, that isn&...
  • For 'Ender's Game,' effects house Digital Domain took a bigger role

    For 'Ender's Game,' effects house Digital Domain took a bigger role
    In the upcoming movie "Ender's Game," boy warrior Ender Wiggin faces a series of challenges as he embarks on a journey to battle insect-like creatures that threaten to destroy the planet. The movie also is a test for the film's co-producer, Digital...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Book Thief' angle for the 'passion vote'

    When a film isn't a slam-dunk best picture nominee, backers and awards-season consultants like to talk about the "passion vote." If enough academy members adore a movie and put it at the No. 1 or 2 position on their ballot, then, thanks to the academy's...
  • Hampton Roads Literary Events through Nov. 16

    Hampton Roads Literary Events through Nov. 16
    Here's a sampling of upcoming literary events in the next few weeks (in date order). Thursday, November 7 Amy Waters Yarinske, author of “An American in the Basement: The Betrayal of Captain Scott Speicher and the Cover-up of His Death,”...
  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • Bankrupt visual effects firm Rhythm & Hues auctioning off assets

    Bankrupt visual effects firm Rhythm & Hues auctioning off assets
    It looks like Rhythm & Hues is still downsizing.  The El Segundo visual effects company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February, is auctioning off assets, including computers, furniture and film equipment.  Bidding will conclude July 24...
  • Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games

    Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games
    In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts around him. The camera pans...
  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' to premiere at N.Y. Film Festival

    Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' to premiere at N.Y. Film Festival
    “Captain Phillips,” Paul Greengrass’ fact-based story of the hijacking of a U.S. cargo ship by Somali pirates, will have its world premiere at the New York Film Festival. Organizers announced the news Monday, saying the Tom Hanks film...