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  • Bennett Miller drama 'Foxcatcher' lands November release date

    "Foxcatcher," Bennett Miller's fact-based drama set against the world of Olympic wrestling, has pinned down a Nov. 14 release date, a clear indication Sony Pictures Classics is positioning the film as an awards-season contender. Miller's highly...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • Sony CEO: 'I'm Not Entertaining Even the Notion of Selling Our Entertainment Assets'

    Kazuo Hirai has circumnavigated the globe 12 times since becoming CEO of Sony Corp. in 2012, but he's about to embark on what could be his most entertaining voyage yet: to the Academy Awards. The 53-year-old executive, known to all as Kaz, is quick to...
  • Oscars: '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Picture

    In a contest that held suspense up until the last minute, Fox Searchlight's "12 Years a Slave" took the best-picture prize Sunday at the 86th Academy Awards and established a few Oscar records in the process. Winning three of its nine nominations, the...