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  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: With 2 episodes remaining, no one's safe

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: With 2 episodes remaining, no one's safe
    Two major characters fall victim to mob violence as HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” nears the conclusion of its fifth and final season with Episode 54, “Devil You Know.” Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams) is killed after...
  • Amy Landecker proud of her slow, steady career evolution

    Amy Landecker proud of her slow, steady career evolution
    Welcome to Questions of Characters, the column that puts a name to some of the most familiar faces in movies, on television, the stage and commercials who either hail from Chicago or have spent enough time here to consider it home. Name: Amy Landecker...
  • Big Apple benefits a College Park institution

    Big Apple benefits a College Park institution
    A year ago, Frank Messina noted, a large crowd turned out at the Cornelia Street CafĂ© in New York City’s Greenwich Village area, to pay tribute to a man with an important connection to College Park: the late Jack Kerouac. That event on Sept. 29...
  • New Distributors Saban, Broad Green, Bleecker Street, Clarius Shake Up Indie Scene

    Four months into its existence, Saban Films made a serious statement at the Toronto Film Festival as it bought three films -- John Travolta's "The Forger," Taylor Lautner's "Tracers" and Hayden Christensen's "American Heist." "That's what we were here to...
  • Film Review: 'The Harvest'

    Horror movies have given us no shortage of overprotective mothers over the years, though Samantha Morton takes that archetype to new extremes in "The Harvest," a powerful coming-of-ager with the potential both to scar and strengthen the psyches of an...
  • EOne Goes Toe to Toe With Hollywood Majors in U.K.

    LONDON -- Entertainment One is well-placed to retain its position as the U.K.'s top independent distributor after a strong first half of the year, and a muscular slate for the remaining months. But, as Alex Hamilton, managing director, eOne Films U.K.,...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer' Director Returns to Horror Genre

    Nearly 25 years have passed since John McNaughton's landmark true-crime horror film "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" snuck into U.S. theaters -- and that itself was long after its 1986 festival premiere, a protracted tussle with the MPAA accounting...
  • Toronto's Award Hopefuls: Too Much or Not Enough?

    The idea of sampling new films at Toronto is sort of like going to the Cheesecake Factory for a little nibble. It seems like a good idea, but then you realize: There is no such thing as a small portion. The 11-day fest, which passed the halfway mark on...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • A 'quieter' Telluride film fest still draws talk with 'Birdman,' more

     A 'quieter' Telluride film fest still draws talk with 'Birdman,' more
    About 650 people poured out of a theater into a stand of birch trees under a star-filled sky, then started talking, texting and tweeting about "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)." The genre-defying film, which stars Michael Keaton as a...