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  • 10 bookish movies coming in September

    10 bookish movies coming in September
    September is full of bookish film adaptations, with movies made from kids books, an international bestseller, a bestselling mystery and a couple of heart-stopping YA thrillers, of course. Here's what's in theaters, and what's coming soon. Things are...
  • Simon Pegg's 'Kill Me Three Times' Bought for U.S. By Magnolia

    Magnolia has acquired U.S. rights to Australian thriller "Kill Me Three Times," starring Simon Pegg, Alice Braga and Luke Hemsworth. The low seven figure-deal comes after "Kill Me Three Times" premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in the Contemporary...
  • Box Office: 'Maze Runner' Sprints Past Liam Neeson With $32.5 Million

    "The Maze Runner" showed that sometimes the weekend box office is a marathon, not a sprint. Twentieth Century Fox's adaptation of James Dashner's post-apocalyptic novel took awhile to build up steam, but found its core audience by the weekend's midpoint....
  • Film Review: 'Song of the Sea'

    In a worthy follow-up to "The Secret of Kells" (a surprise nominee for the 2010 animated feature Oscar), Moore applies his dazzling hand-drawn style to another tale inspired by Irish legend, only this time, he spins the magic-infused yarn against a...
  • Film Review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' a slow, empty quest

    Film Review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' a slow, empty quest
    In "Hector and the Search for Happiness," Hector (Simon Pegg) is a psychiatrist with a touch of Walter Mitty in him. He daydreams about being a WWI pilot, but other than the need for this little indulgence in childhood fancy, he seems to have an ideal...
  • Film Review: 'Adult Beginners'

    Career setbacks, marital woes, the bonds of family and the challenges of child rearing make for familiar but sturdy entertainment in "Adult Beginners," a warmly appealing dramedy about two grown-up siblings who reconnect at an uneasy moment in their...
  • Broad Green Pictures Nabs North American Rights to 'Eden'

    "Eden," a chronicle of the rise of the electronic dance movement in Paris, will bust a move on this side of the Atlantic. Broad Green Pictures (BGP) has nabbed North American distribution rights to the film following its world premiere at the Toronto...
  • The perils of stop-motion in 'The Boxtrolls'

    "The Boxtrolls" is the latest production from Laika, the company that made the films "Coraline" and "ParaNorman," which were both nominated for the Academy Award for best animated feature. Again using the stop-motion animation process rather than the...
  • Ben Kingsley adds his own touch to 'The Boxtrolls' voice role

    The new film "The Boxtrolls" is the latest from stop-motion animation company Laika and continues the off-beat tales from their earlier "Coraline" and "ParaNorman." Adapted from Alan Snow's book, "Here Be Monsters," the new film involves a boy raised by...
  • Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast

      Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast
    Many intriguing unlovelies are found in "The Boxtrolls," a new 3-D animated fable that lifts liberally from the sketches and dark sensibility of Alan Snow's creepy-good children's novel "Here Be Monsters." A rich voice cast adds oomph, led by a...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...