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  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Film Review: 'Reasonable Doubt'

    A documentary about just what went wrong with the making of "Reasonable Doubt" would doubtless prove more involving than the movie itself, a turgid yuppie paranoia thriller of the sort that proliferated wildly 20-odd years ago in the wake of "Presumed...
  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Casts Villain Role

    Thomas Kretschmann, who played Abraham van Helsing on NBC's "Dracula," has been cast in a villain role for the upcoming Marvel movie, "Avengers: Age of Ultron." Kretschmann is expected to play Baron Wolfgang von Strucker in the film. James Spader, it'...
  • Review: 'Reasonable Doubt' ruled a questionable potboiler

    Review: 'Reasonable Doubt' ruled a questionable potboiler
    In the contrived and predictable yet fairly tense "Reasonable Doubt," Dominic Cooper ("The History Boys," "Mamma Mia") plays scrappy Chicago District Atty. Mitch Brockden, a rising star with a strong conviction record, a pretty wife (Erin Karpluk) and a...
  • Beyonce performs at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday, shares pics

    Mrs. Carter goes to Washington — again! Beyonce helped pal Michelle Obama, you know, the first lady of the United States, celebrate her 50th birthday at the White House on Saturday. The "XO" singer, 32, who also performed at President Obama's...
  • Karlovy Vary Pays Tribute to William Friedkin, Anonymous Content

    LONDON -- The Karlovy Vary Film Fest is to fete American filmmaker William Friedkin and pay tribute to U.S. development, production and management company Anonymous Content. Friedkin will receive the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to...
  • Marvel Super Heroes Join Disney Infinity Game

    Six of Marvel's superheroes will join Disney Infinity's lineup of characters this fall. After teasing the addition of Marvel's Captain America to the game in a YouTube video, Disney and Marvel officially unveiled the star-spangled hero, as well as Iron...
  • 'Star Wars" Next Challenge: Making Its Cast Matter

    "Star Wars" announced its new cast this week, which of course lit up the Internet like someone had just blown up the Death Star. Which is kind of strange, since at least in the last "Star Wars" trilogy, George Lucas' clumsy scripting and emphasis on...
  • Quentin Tarantino's Still Working on 'The Hateful Eight'

    After the script of Quentin Tarantino' s "The Hateful Eight" was leaked in January, the director said he had "no desire to make it." Well, it's safe to say he's reconsidered. At Film Independent's staged reading of "The Hateful Eight" on Saturday at...
  • Much to love in live reading of Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

     Much to love in live reading of Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'
    The world premiere of Quentin Tarantino's staged reading of his latest script, a post-Civil War western, "The Hateful Eight," is raw, ragged, raucous, riveting. And, as Tarantino promises when the evening presented by Film Independent begins around 8,...
  • Quentin Tarantino 'Hateful Eight' reading a hit; will movie follow?

    Quentin Tarantino 'Hateful Eight' reading a hit; will movie follow?
    Not long after an irate Quentin Tarantino let it be known in January that he wouldn't be making his planned ensemble western "The Hateful Eight"  due to the script leaking online, the director began to hedge on that vow. The comments reinforced many...