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  • Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles

    Challenge for Activision CEO: capitalizing on next-gen game consoles
    In his only big-screen film role, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick appeared in "Moneyball" as a penny-pinching owner of the Oakland Athletics baseball team. "I'm asking you to be OK not spending money that I don't have," he tells...
  • McChrystal film 'The Operators' coming via David Michod, Brad Pitt

    McChrystal film 'The Operators' coming via David Michod, Brad Pitt
    There are few modern military characters as outsized as Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan. You might recall Michael Hastings' incendiary 2010 Rolling Stone profile of McChrystal that...
  • Loyola High School announces student film festival

    Loyola High School announces student film festival
    Loyola High School in Los Angeles will showcase the work of young filmmakers from across the country via a student-run film festival, the first such event in the school's 149-year history, to be held May 17. Open to all U.S. high-school students, the...
  • David Fincher reportedly off Steve Jobs film: Who could replace him? [poll]

    David Fincher reportedly off Steve Jobs film: Who could replace him? [poll]
    After the success of "The Social Network," David Fincher's drama about Mark Zuckerberg and the founding of Facebook, the director emerged as the front-runner to bring the story of another tech giant to the big screen: Apple founder Steve Jobs. Now the...
  • Michael Lewis' 'Flash Boys' focuses on Wall Street computer scheme

    Michael Lewis' 'Flash Boys' focuses on Wall Street computer scheme
    There's something delightfully strange and counterintuitive about the way time operates in the opening chapters of Michael Lewis' new book, "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt." Lewis describes a new kind of Wall Street gold rush. In the entirely...
  • Reel Critics: 'Draft Day' doesn't score a touchdown

    Reel Critics: 'Draft Day' doesn't score a touchdown
    There's plenty of real tension, drama and humor in the convoluted dealings of NFL teams preparing for the college football draft. Opportunities for triumph, failure and embarrassment are rampant as teams jockey for position in the annual selection ritual....
  • Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate

    Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate
    Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...
  • 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....
  • 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...