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  • Cannes 2014 reviews: 'Foxcatcher' applauded, 'The Captive' panned

    Reviews out of the Cannes Film Festival cut both ways. On the one hand, they can serve as an early indicator of films destined for award gold and box-office success. On the other hand, they should be taken with a grain of salt, because they largely...
  • Bennett Miller's 'Foxcatcher' stirs excitement at Cannes

    "Foxcatcher," Bennett Miller's tale of wrestling and murder, premiered Monday night at the Cannes Film Festival to the kind of rapturous response that rarely strikes at this gathering of the discerning and the jaded. Now what? Miller's fact-based...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (April 7-11, 2014)

    Rio 2 (20th Century Fox) A rather misleading title is just one reason to be slightly suspicious of "Rio 2" an eye-popping, ear-tickling animated sequel that labors to fold a cheeky family sitcom, an earnest environmental primer, an exotic jungle tour, a...
  • Comedy director Adam McKay turning to drama with 'The Big Short'

    Comedy director Adam McKay turning to drama with 'The Big Short'
    Marking a shift from comedy to drama, "Anchorman" co-writer Adam McKay will write and direct "The Big Short," an adaptation of Michael Lewis' bestseller about the financial crisis of the 2000s, Paramount Pictures announced Monday. Paramount is producing...
  • 'A Walk in the Woods' starts shooting with Ken Kwapis at the helm

    'A Walk in the Woods' starts shooting with Ken Kwapis at the helm
    "A Walk in the Woods" has taken a big step forward. The long-planned adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir has begun production with director Ken Kwapis ("He's Just Not That Into You") at the helm, the film's backers, Wildwood Enterprises and Route...
  • Sony Nearing Movie Deal on Michael Lewis' 'Flash Boys'

    Sony Pictures is nearing a movie rights deal on Michael Lewis' real-life financial drama "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt" with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush producing. "Flash Boys," published March 31 by W.W. Norton, focuses on high-frequency trading in the...
  • NFL acts as team player in 'Draft Day'

    NEW YORK — In its ascent up the mountain of American popular culture, the NFL has studiously protected its brand, turning down many Hollywood offers to collaborate and limiting the extent of the partnerships it has forged. So much for all that....
  • Film Review: 'Draft Day'

    After spending much of his career being likened to "High Noon" star Gary Cooper, Kevin Costner gets a countdown-clock movie to call his very own in "Draft Day." Although director Ivan Reitman's sports dramedy trades the streets of the Wild West for the...
  • Michael Lewis' Wall Street thriller 'Flash Boys' near movie deal

    Michael Lewis' Wall Street thriller 'Flash Boys' near movie deal
    Sony Pictures is close to a deal with bestselling author Michael Lewis to bring his latest book, a Wall Street drama and detective story, to the silver screen. “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt,” recounts how a group of misfit stock...
  • REVIEW: 'Draft Day' ★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Draft Day' ★&#9733 1/2
    "Draft Day" feels like a play, and I don't mean a football play. It feels like a play-play at its sporadic best, in the same way J.C. Chandor's 2011 "Margin Call" felt that way. Set mostly in a series of offices across 13 hours in a pressure-cooked day,...
  • Review: Kevin Costner inhabits his own league in 'Draft Day'

    For those who aren't aware that the NFL is America's secular religion, the awe-struck tone of the professional football-themed "Draft Day" starring Kevin Costner can't help but clue you in. Made with the league's complete cooperation, not to mention its...