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  • Four Major Studios Team Up For Launch of New Youth Charity

    Paramount, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. and Lionsgate have teamed up for the launch of national charity TrueSpark to help provide support for the nonprofit that uses inspirational movies to expose, immerse and engage youth on issues of character....
  • TV Picks: Pirates, a painter, prisoners and people of Broadway

    TV Picks: Pirates, a painter, prisoners and people of Broadway
    "Crossbones" (NBC, Fridays), "Friday Night Spotlight: Pirate Pictures" (TCM, Fridays in June). Pirates! Their parrots, their peg legs, their eye patches; their planks for walking, their X'ed spot-markings; their swashbuckling ways and way of talking;...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films'

    For the second time in a year, the meteoric rise and ignominious demise of 1980s schlock juggernaut Cannon Films comes to the screen in feature-length documentary form. But where Cannon is concerned, a twice-told tale is no vexation for the weary...
  • Broadway for fall 2014: 'Last Ship' and a boatload of big names

    Broadway for fall 2014: 'Last Ship' and a boatload of big names
    Few longtime observers consider 2013-14 a vintage year for Broadway. So weak was the overall slate that most of the new offerings were outsold by longer-lived shows from previous seasons. When it came to serious new musicals with original scores, the...
  • Film Review: 'Remix, Remake, Rip-Off: About Copy Culture and Turkish Pop Cinema'

    Raucous, rowdy and regrettably scatter-brained, Cem Kaya's side-splitting essay film "Remake, Remix, Rip-off" marks a noble, albeit disorganized effort to convey the appeal of vintage Turkish pop cinema to the world at large. As with sensory-overload...
  • Oscars: '12 Years A Slave,' the best-picture winner that can't win?

    Oscars: '12 Years A Slave,' the best-picture winner that can't win?
    Even in the to-and-fro over the best-picture race between "12 Years A Slave" and "Gravity" -- a din that has uncharacteristically grown louder in the five days since Oscar voting closed -- there's been almost no talk of another issue. Namely, what if...
  • Oscar race up in air as 'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' '12 Years' log wins

    When Oscar nominations were announced last week, "Gravity" and "American Hustle" led the field, each winning 10. "12 Years a Slave" was right behind them with nine nominations. Then "Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for ensemble last Saturday,...
  • Screenwriter struggled to transform 'Big Fish' into Broadway musical

     Screenwriter struggled to transform 'Big Fish' into Broadway musical
    NEW YORK — Recently, writer John August watched a DVD of "Big Fish," the 2003 film directed by Tim Burton for which he wrote the screenplay. He says it was an enjoyable but odd experience. "I kept wondering, 'Why aren't they singing?'" recalls...
  • Spinning zombies enliven San Diego mayor's race

    Spinning zombies enliven San Diego mayor's race
    There may be no more derivative industry than Hollywood -- see "Rocky" movies 1 through 6 or any of hundreds, if not thousands, of formulaic bromance/road trip/gross out/superhero/improbable romance/triumphant underdog movies all built on a single, once-...
  • 'Rocky Horror' with live performers at Athens Theatre

     'Rocky Horror' with live performers at Athens Theatre
    This Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23 and 24t, cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" returns to the Athens Theatre in downtown DeLand. The Absent Friends, a local-based group of actors headed by "Rocky" veteran and director Robert Baldwin, have...
  • Actor enters 'Chavez: Cage of Glory' to escape stereotypical roles

     Actor enters 'Chavez: Cage of Glory' to escape stereotypical roles
    While auditioning for Hollywood movie and TV roles, actor and martial arts champion Hector Echavarria said he often found himself reading for stereotypical Latino parts that left him feeling disgusted. "I was sick to my stomach because I was always...