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  • Behind the wheel in Bond film 'Skyfall'

    Behind the wheel in Bond film 'Skyfall'
    For seven years, he was the most famous driver you never saw. And with the next James BondĀ filmĀ 'Skyfall' opening this week, you still won't see him in action. But he's there. Known alternately as the Stig from BBC's "Top Gear," a stunt driver in such...
  • Reel China: Hollywood tries to stay on China's good side

    Reel China: Hollywood tries to stay on China's good side
    China has become such an important market for U.S. entertainment companies that one studio has taken the extraordinary step of digitally altering a film to excise bad guys from the Communist nation lest the leadership in Beijing be offended. When MGM...
  • Movie review: 'There Be Dragons'

    Movie review: 'There Be Dragons'
    Intriguing title aside, the mythical fire-breathers in "There Be Dragons" are strictly metaphorical. In both ambition and approach, "Dragons" echoes Roland Joffe's career-defining early work as he brings sweeping production values to overtly Christian...
  • Classically Trained: Man with the golden baton leads Bond concerts

    As patrons sipped their chilled martinis — shaken, not stirred — fortunes of funny money were won and lost. Red or black, odd or even, all was good fun at the roulette tables set up Thursday night for the Pacific Symphony's "The Music of...
  • Violence, James Violence? Bond films more forceful

    Violence, James Violence? Bond films more forceful
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The fictional James Bond always had a license to kill, but new research suggests the suave spy's movies got more violent through the years. "In fact, they got quite a bit more violent over time," said Dr. Robert Hancox, the...
  • 'Seven Psychopaths'

    One psychopath usually is enough for any movie, and it's actually a budding screenplay within the film that inspires the title of this offbeat action-comedy. Along with two friends (Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken), the aspiring writer (Colin Farrell)...
  • 'Chicken with Plums' review: Ready to be overrated?

    'Chicken with Plums' review: Ready to be overrated?
    *1/2 (out of four) A few years ago, an adaptation of co-writer/co-director Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel “Persepolis”—a visually creative but simplistic, episodic take on personal and political struggles—received far...
  • 'Bond 50'

    'Bond 50'
    If you're a James Bond devotee, you may want to put your life on hold for a month or so. That's about the amount of time it will take to get through this boxed set that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the spy movie franchise by gathering all 22 of...
  • 'Magic City: The Complete First Season'

    'Magic City: The Complete First Season'
    A Miami hotel circa 1959 is the setting of this evocative drama made for the cable channel Starz, with Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("Watchmen") as the owner who owes a lot - much more than he wishes he did - to a local mobster (Danny Huston). He tries to keep...
  • 'Skyfall' debuts at No. 1 in 25 foreign countries, grosses $77.7M

    Sony Pictures is spying a hit in its latest James Bond film, as "Skyfall" debuted at No. 1 in 25 foreign countries this weekend. The film, starring Daniel Craig in the 23rd entry featuring 007, collected an impressive $77.7 million overseas this weekend,...
  • Keeping 007 relevant in a changed world

    NEW YORK — Early in "Skyfall," Judi Dench's M pulls aside our embattled hero, played once again with suave ennui by Daniel Craig, and wonders whether the world still needs either of their services. As Bond wraps his head around that idea, he looks...