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  • Review: 'Chavez: Cage of Glory' misses outside the fights

    Review: 'Chavez: Cage of Glory' misses outside the fights
    Sometimes, you just need a little help. That saying certainly holds true for Hector Chavez, the proud but beleaguered mixed martial arts fighter facing a hugely stacked deck in the action melodrama "Chavez: Cage of Glory." More important, it also...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Finishers'

    Shamelessly sentimental but tough to resist, "The Finishers" follows a differently abled teen and his dad in their efforts to train for and compete in a triathlon together, the father heroically pulling his wheelchair-bound kid while swimming, running and...
  • 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...
  • Alfonso Cuaron Returns to the Bigscreen After Seven Years With 'Gravity'

    When Alfonso Cuaron was first planning his marooned-in-space drama "Gravity," the filmmaker imagined an action-drama set in orbit, most of it with just a single character who would be weightless for the entire picture. It would be filmed using his...
  • 'Fruitvale Station's' Ryan Coogler, the message maker

    'Fruitvale Station's' Ryan Coogler, the message maker
    The California kid whose first full-length feature film wowed the judges at Sundance and Cannes this year is now showing it off to the world. "Fruitvale Station," about Oscar Grant, the young black man shot and killed by a transit police officer in...
  • '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...
  • 'Django Unchained' action figures spark more racial outrage

    'Django Unchained' action figures spark more racial outrage
    Jan 08 (TheWrap.com) - Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has already been the subject of criticism for its bloody violence and frequent use of the N-word, but now action figures from the film are causing the next wave of outrage. The National...
  • For these Baltimore folks, thankfulness is personal

    For these Baltimore folks, thankfulness is personal
    This time of year, "thankfulness" and "gratitude" are terms folks throw around so much that they almost become greeting card platitudes. Maybe people mean it, maybe they don't. Doctors have linked the concept of gratitude to inner peace, even physical...
  • Theater review: 'Reefer Madness' from Theatre Downtown

     Theater review: 'Reefer Madness' from Theatre Downtown
    With the campy musical "Reefer Madness," Theatre Downtown proves you don't need to inhale any mind-altering substance to get a case of the giggles. Theatre Downtown has made rather a habit of these over-the-top musical comedies, in the last few years...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Napier, Kenneth Dahlberg, Joel DiBartolo

    PASSINGS: Charles Napier, Kenneth Dahlberg, Joel DiBartolo
    Charles Napier Character actor usually played the heavy Charles Napier, 75, a prolific character actor whose granite jaw and toothy grin earned him tough-guy roles in movies like "Rambo: First Blood Part II," died Wednesday at Bakersfield Memorial...