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  • James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up' To Open Zurich Festival

    PARIS- Zurich Film Festival will open with James Brown biopic "Get on Up," helmer Tate Taylor's follow up to Oscar-winning "The Help." Taylor, Chadwick Boseman, who plays Brown, and Octavia Spencer, who stars as the singer's aunt, will be in Zurich to...
  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. ABC SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
  • Variety Picks 10 Actors to Watch for 2014

    Variety has announced its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has been bestowing since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar-winners and nominees such as Adrien Brody, Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Patricia Clarkson,...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF's Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve

    The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Sunday, Aug. 24: 11:55 a.m....
  • 'Get On Up' is partially funky

    'Get On Up' is partially funky
    **1/2 (out of four) When a biopic’s subject is widely known as “The Hardest Working Man in Show Business,” it’s not asking too much for the movie to prove a) That the nickname was warranted, and b) The source of said man’...
  • Film Review: 'Get On Up'

    Is it possible for a single movie to capture James Brown in all his multitudes, contradictions and reinventions? Probably not, but "Get On Up" makes an admirable, fitfully successful stab at the life of the brilliant but volatile funk-soul legend who wore...
  • Review: 'Get on Up' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Get on Up' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Everything about "Get on Up," a provocatively structured and unusually rich musical biopic, is a little better, a little less formula-bound, a little sharper than the average specimen in this genre. I'm surprised it's this good, given that director Tate...
  • Freedom grad Daniel Dae Kim joins cast of "Insurgent"

     
    Freedom grad Daniel Dae Kim will be joining the futuristic world of Tris Prior in "Insurgent," the sequel to the recently released film "Divergent" based on a trilogy of young adult novels by "New York Times" bestselling author Veronica Roth.......
  • ‘Divergent’ sequel ‘Insurgent’ begins production in Atlanta

     
    Shailene Woodley is heading back to dystopian Chicago. Lionsgate announced Tuesday that principal photography for “Insurgent,” next year's planned sequel […]...
  • "Dancing" stars bring tour to Bethlehem, Upper Darby

     
    “Dancing With the Stars” professional dancers Julianne and Derek Hough have launched their own dance production, “Move Live on Tour,” which comes to Tower Theater in Upper Darby at 8 p.m. June 20 and Sands Bethlehem Event Center at...
  • DreamWorks Taps Lyndsay Harding as CFO

    Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios has hired Lyndsay Harding as its new chief financial officer, replacing Larry Wasserman. Jeff Small, president and COO, made the announcement. Wasserman left recently for the same post at David Ellison's Skydance...