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  • How Overdue Actors Can Win for the 'Wrong' Performance

    The frontrunners in this year's Oscar actor races look to be made up of a lot of first-time nominees. Patricia Arquette is sitting pretty at the top of most pundits' lists for supporting actress for "Boyhood" and J.K. Simmons is most people's pick for...
  • Tom Hanks to publish short story collection with Knopf

    Tom Hanks to publish short story collection with Knopf
    Tom Hanks -- yes, Oscar-winning movie star Tom Hanks -- will publish a short story collection with Knopf, the publisher announced Monday. The book of short fiction is still untitled, and its release date has not yet been set. One thing is known about...
  • October movies: 'Gone Girl' arrives; mystery awaits

    October movies: 'Gone Girl' arrives; mystery awaits
    The big movie titles start rolling out in October, and one of the biggest comes early: "Gone Girl," the widely anticipated version of Gillian Flynn's best seller. 'Gone Girl' Release date: Oct. 3 Premise: David Fincher ("The Social Network") directs...
  • Maker of fake guns for film, training moves to Hampton

    Maker of fake guns for film, training moves to Hampton
    HAMPTON — A once-dormant building in Langley Research and Development Park is now home to a prototyping lab and a company that makes fake guns for movies and military training. "Simulation is a huge cost-savings for the Department of Defense,"...
  • The Biblioracle: Hanks, but no thanks, New Yorker

    The Biblioracle: Hanks, but no thanks, New Yorker
    Condensed version of this week's column: Tom Hanks, get off my lawn! The full story: In the Oct. 27 issue, The New Yorker featured a debut short story called "Alan Bean Plus Four" by a previously unpublished, apparently up-and-coming fiction writer...
  • With 'Unbroken,' 'Fury,' a war-movie wave rises again

    With 'Unbroken,' 'Fury,' a war-movie wave rises again
    War movies have been around nearly as long as film itself, but every now and then the genre seems to  spark a new resonance in the public imagination. The late 1980s saw a spate of Vietnam War movies ("Platoon," "Full Metal Jacket," "Casualties of War")...
  • For Oscar-seeking filmmakers, World War II never ends

    Moviemakers love war. Make a war picture, you get explosions, high drama, death, sacrifice, heroism, villainy. Studios love war too because war is great for box office: More than half of the 10 best-grossing films of all time are filled with humans,...
  • 'Fury' treads on war movie expectations as Brad Pitt & Co. kill Nazis

    If memorable war movies mean something to you, open that book to a new page and add "Fury" to the list. It belongs there. Even if you're not keeping a list, it's hard not to be impressed by what writer-director David Ayer, powerfully aided by star...
  • 'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend

    'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend
    The World War II film "Fury" probably won't tank at the box office this weekend. Brad Pitt's latest action flick is on track to gross up to $30 million, putting it ahead of two-time box-office winner "Gone Girl," according to people who have seen pre-...
  • For Tom Hanks et al., a capital evening at Kennedy Center Honors gala

     For Tom Hanks et al., a capital evening at Kennedy Center Honors gala
    WASHINGTON — Tom Hanks was lauded as America's "favorite son" — and one of the greatest of cinema's stars — at a star-spangled Kennedy Center Honors gala on Sunday. Hanks was honored with four other legends: singer-songwriter Sting,...
  • Kennedy Center honors Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin

    Kennedy Center honors Tom Hanks, Sting, Lily Tomlin
    Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin and Sting are among the latest Kennedy Center Honorees. They will be saluted along with singer Al Green and ballerina Patrica McBride on Dec. 7. CBS will air the event on Dec. 30. It's the 37th annual Kennedy Center Honors,...