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  • J.K. Simmons on Playing a 'Real' Villain in 'Whiplash'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Though he's appeared in more than 50 movies and several hit TV shows, J.K. Simmons is perhaps still best known as the deadpan professor in Farmer's Insurance commercials. "It's humbling, to say the least," says the 59-year-...
  • Rob Owen: High-class problem: too much good TV

    If there's one thing that has become clear in recent years, it's that TV is the winner. It has proved itself a superior storytelling medium to film. This was probably always true, but TV never took routine advantage of its opportunity to tell serialized,...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Humbling'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - An actor prepares to face the final curtain of his career in "The Humbling," director Barry Levinson's free-form adaptation of Philip Roth's penultimate novel, about a star of stage and screen beginning to lose the tricks of...
  • Venice Film Review: Al Pacino in 'The Humbling'

    An actor prepares to face the final curtain of his career in "The Humbling," director Barry Levinson's free-form adaptation of Philip Roth's penultimate novel, about a star of stage and screen beginning to lose the tricks of his trade (and possibly his...
  • What We Learned From Comic-Con: Movies Were an Afterthought

    By Lucas Shaw July 28 (Reuters) - Gale Ann Hurd rose to the pinnacle of Hollywood by producing some of the biggest and brashest films in history, none more so than "The Terminator," directed by her then-husband James Cameron. Yet when thinking about...
  • Greener film shoots can also save costs, report says

    Film sets are notoriously wasteful places. Big movies can generate 225 tons of scrap metal, nearly 50 tons of construction and set debris, and 72 tons of food waste. But Hollywood crews are starting to change their ways — and the results could...
  • Why 'Apes' Won't Be Enough to Turn Around the Summer Box Office

    Where have all the blockbusters gone? That's the question on Hollywood's lips as the summer box office pants its way past midpoint. With less than two months to go, this season's crop of tentpole films look shaky, despite a gorilla-sized $73 million...
  • Sony Pictures executive Jeff Blake departing company after 22 years

    Sony Pictures executive Jeff Blake departing company after 22 years
    Sony Pictures Entertainment Vice Chairman Jeff Blake is departing the company after 22 years, making him the latest notable executive to leave the studio in the last year. Blake, 61, serves as the studio's chairman of worldwide marketing and...
  • Sony Pictures' Jeff Blake Leaving Marketing-Distribution Top Slot

    Jeff Blake is leaving his post as chairman of worldwide marketing and distribution for Sony Pictures, a position he's held since 2005. Blake, who has been at the studio for 22 years, will exit Aug. 1. Sony did not immediately indicate if Blake's slot...
  • 'Spider-Man 2' soars at foreign box office before opening in U.S.

    The 'Spider-Man' sequel doesn't swing into North American theaters until next weekend, but the superhero flick is already sticking with moviegoers overseas. Since launching in a handful of international markets this month, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" had...
  • 2014 Summer movie preview

    2014 Summer movie preview
    Is Chicago having a big year at the movies or what? One of the spring's biggest films ("Divergent") was set here, filmed here and based on a book by a local author. Now two of summer's biggest movies, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Jupiter...