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  • Is Toronto Film Festival Losing Its Awards Mojo?

    Toronto's lineup, announced Tuesday, has awards pundits drooling in anticipation, but here's some free advice: Wipe away the drool and manage your expectations. A few years ago, the Canadian fest was the focus of many awards campaigns. But the...
  • Reel Critics: A little McCarthy goes a long way

    The oversized comedy of Melissa McCarthy is best served as a side dish in a cinematic meal. "Bridesmaids" had just the right amount of her unfettered antics. That film's recipe called for her to share the spotlight with several other women. But now...
  • Film Review: Supertrain action flick derails in third act

    Film Review: Supertrain action flick derails in third act
    Of the three Korean directors to have achieved international fame in the past decade, two made their English language debuts last year — Kim Jee-woon with the utterly pedestrian Schwarzenegger vehicle "The Last Stand," and Park Chan-wook with the...
  • Emmy Contenders Preview - Minor Roles Make for Major Impact

    These thesps make the most of limited screen time: Beau Bridges "The Millers" The oft-nominated, three-time Emmy winner says he jumped at the chance to join the cast of CBS' new hit comedy "The Millers" before even reading a script, "because of...
  • Young adults with cancer in upcoming TV, movies

    Young adults with cancer in upcoming TV, movies
    These upcoming TV shows and movie depict young adults battling the often life-threatening illness. ‘Chasing Life’ 8 p.m. June 10, ABC Family April, played by Italia Ricci, is a Boston 20-something aspiring to become a successful...
  • Watch: Chris Evans in 'Snowpiercer' Trailer

    Radius-TWC has debuted its official U.S. trailer for Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." Chris Evans stars with Ed Harris, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton and Octavia Spencer in the sci-fi spectacle based on Jean-Marc Rochette's comicbook...
  • Jonny Weston Joins Summit's 'Insurgent' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Jonny Weston is in final negotiations to join Summit's "Insurgent," the sequel to "Divergent" starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James. Octavia Spencer recently joined the cast, with Jai Courtney, Miles Teller and Ansel Elgort on board to reprise their...
  • Stacey Snider's Looming Exit Underscores Time of Uncertainty at Dreamworks

    DreamWorks is in a precarious position. More than two months ago, CEO Stacey Snider informed partner Steven Spielberg -- and telegraphed to Hollywood -- that she would be leaving the company when her contract expires at year's end. Spielberg has...
  • Steven Spielberg's 'Red Band Society' gets series order from Fox

    "Red Band Society," a drama set in the pediatric wing of a hospital and produced by Steven Spielberg, has been picked up for a series order by Fox. The series is about a diverse group of high school teens who become unlikely allies and friends. "This is...
  • President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala

    The event: You knew you were in L.A. at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, which celebrated the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary and honored President Obama for his commitment to human rights. Celebrity guests and entertainment industry...
  • Octavia Spencer to Co-Star With Leslie Mann in DreamWorks 'Las Madres' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Octavia Spencer is attached to co-star with Leslie Mann in the DreamWorks comedy "Las Madres." Scott Stuber and Dylan Clarke are producing for Bluegrass Films. Story follows three unemployed friends who decide their only chance at economic opportunity...