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  • Second trailer for 'Robocop' reboot asks why we are 'robo-phobic'

    The latest trailer for the remake/reboot of "Robocop" reveals a bit more of the film's atmosphere than the first, anchored by a stentorian presentation by Samuel L. Jackson. In what seems to be some kind of informercial editorial, Jackson describes a...
  • Quentin Tarantino to appear at AFI Fest tribute to Bruce Dern

    Quentin Tarantino will appear as part of the tribute to actor Bruce Dern on Monday at the AFI Fest in Hollywood. Dern appeared in Tarantino's Oscar-winning "Django Unchained." Dern has been busy this award season in support of his role in Alexander...
  • AFM: John Cusack-Thomas Jane's 'Drive Hard' Gets U.S. Distribution

    In a deal on the second day of the American Film Market, Image Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to the actioner "Drive Hard," starring John Cusack and Thomas Jane. Voltage Pictures is selling international markets at AFM. "Drive Hard" recently...
  • Starz Shuffles Encore Content Mix to Draw More Black, Hispanic Viewers

    Starz is overhauling the focus of several of its eight Encore themed channels in a bid to draw a more multicultural mix of viewers. As of Dec. 2, Starz will transform Encore Drama into Encore Black, focusing on pics with African-American themes (starting...
  • As 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' ratings grow weaker, what will ABC do?

    As 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' ratings grow weaker, what will ABC do?
    When the highly anticipated "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." premiered this fall on ABC, its ratings looked solid, if not downright heroic. Just as important, the network had reason to believe it had finally found a show that young men would watch...
  • Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards

    Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards
    Actor-comedian Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Big Fan") will host the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Film Independent, the organization which also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, will hold the 29th annual...
  • Long-stalled 'Stealing Cars' Draws Emory Cohen, Mike Epps, Felicity Huffman

    Emory Cohen ("Smash"), Mike Epps, Felicity Huffman, John Leguizamo, William H. Macy and Paul Sparks are starring in ensemble indie feature "Stealing Cars" -- 14 years after development started. The project is directed by documentary filmmaker Bradley...
  • President Obama hits Beverly Hills for twin Democratic fundraisers

    In the embrace of loyal supporters at twin Beverly Hills fundraisers, President Obama on Monday night defended his troubled healthcare plan and cast his administration as one that has defended “those ideas that built this country.” “...
  • Six things we learned from watching the 'Breaking Bad' doc

    It's been eight weeks and two days (or about 1,392 hours) since the series finale of "Breaking Bad" took (some of) America by the throat with its conclusion -- but who's counting? For those who feel a hole in their heart from its absence, the complete...
  • Film Review: 'Oldboy'

    Revenge, like octopus, is a dish best served cold, but Spike Lee's disappointingly straight remake of "Oldboy" is a lukewarm meal at best. Granted, with its hammered heads and severed tongues, Park Chan-wook's gleefully sadistic 2003 thriller was itself...
  • Review: Spike Lee reveals a new side in 'Oldboy'

     Review: Spike Lee reveals a new side in 'Oldboy'
    Brace yourself. Spike Lee has gone all Quentin Tarantino on us. In re-imagining Park Chan-wook's mysterious thriller "Oldboy," Lee embraces the extremes of Japanese manga tradition with a vengeance. The graphic brutality, the warped sexuality, the...