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Life of Pi (movie)

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  • Cannes 2013: Reviewers onboard for 'All Is Lost'

    Cannes 2013: Reviewers onboard for 'All Is Lost'
    Some called it “Life of Pi” without the tiger. Others compared it to Hemingway’s “The Old Man and the Sea.” But most critics liked what they saw in “All Is Lost,” an almost dialogue-free narrative feature...
  • FilmDistrict's Schlessel to head Focus Features as Schamus departs

    FilmDistrict's Schlessel to head Focus Features as Schamus departs
    In an overhaul of its Focus Features imprint, Universal Pictures is installing FilmDistrict founder Peter Schlessel as the new head of the specialty movie label. James Schamus, Focus' current chief executive, will leave the company. Schlessel,...
  • 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...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

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  • '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...