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  • Film Review: 'Dracula Untold'

    There's nothing new under the moon in "Dracula Untold," a decorous but dull origin story that attempts to turn history's most famous vampire into a kind of male Maleficent -- a misunderstood husband/father/ruler who turned to the dark side out of the noblest intentions. What next? "Freddy Krueger Meets Dr. Freud?" Lavishly mounted by first-time feature director Gary Shore, minus the cheeky good humor that propelled his 2006 creature-feature short "The Draft," this Legendary-Universal co-production (which opens today overseas, 10 days ahead of its domestic bow) looks to scare up only modest Halloween-season biz amid competition from Warners' "Annabelle" (out Oct. 3) and U's own "Ouija" (out Oct. 24).
  • New Zealand Picks 'Dead Lands' For Oscar Consideration

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG - New Zealand has picked the Maori-language "The Dead Lands" as its contender for the Academy Awards foreign-language Oscar section. Directed by Toa Fraser ("Giselle), the film is an action picture about a young...

    Oscar Race: New Zealand Picks 'The Dead Lands' for Foreign-Language Race

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - New Zealand has selected Maori-language "The Dead Lands" as its entry in the Oscar foreign-language race. Toa Fraser's film centers around a Maori chieftain's teenage son, who must avenge his father's murder. Starring James...

    ‘Hobbit: Five Armies’ banner captures Middle-earth in widescreen

     
    A massive new poster for “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” depicts the ambitious scope of Peter Jackson's […]

    Fall movie preview 2014

    Fall movie preview 2014
    If you read “Gone Girl,” by bestselling Chicago author Gillian Flynn, the schedule of movies opening between now and the end of the year is pretty much the book’s big-screen version—directed by David Fincher! (“The Social...