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  • Can Warner Bros. Avoid Another Wachowski Misfire?

    Warner Bros. stunned Hollywood when it pushed the release of "Jupiter Ascending" by seven months -- a move that seemed abrupt, but had been debated by the studio for nearly six weeks as the Channing Tatum-Mila Kunis science-fiction epic's box office...
  • Restored 'Abbot Kinney' mural anchors exhibit on Venice history

     Restored 'Abbot Kinney' mural anchors exhibit on Venice history
    Edward Biberman's New-Deal mural "Abbot Kinney and the Story of Venice" — a bustling, three-part tableau from 1941 that hung in the Venice Post Office until it closed in 2012 — brims with drama. Dead center: The founder of Venice, pictured...
  • What if Marvel directors cast their former stars?

    What if Marvel directors cast their former stars?
    When Adam McKay was announced, and then unannounced, as a contender to direct "Ant Man," moviedom's hive mind began racing at the possibilities. Did that mean Will Ferrell could potentially star as the insectoid hero? Could John C. Reilly could play his...
  • ‘2001’ and beyond: Neil deGrasse Tyson names his top 10 sci-fi films

     
    Neil deGrasse Tyson has taken television audiences on a tour through the universe with his series, “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” […]...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Too Many Gems, No Sole Standout

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: As this year's Toronto Film Festival hits its midpoint, the headlines are that sales have been slow and that Oscar prognosticators are still looking for The One -- that mythical, anointed cinematic being that will appear before them (like...
  • Simon Cowell looking to sell Beverly Hills home

    Simon Cowell looking to sell Beverly Hills home
    Simon Cowell is quietly looking for a buyer for his Beverly Hills trophy house, marketing it outside the Multiple Listing Service. Cowell, who paid $15.5 million for the gated estate, is asking $20 million, according to local real estate agents. He...
  • Netflix earnings jump as it surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers

    Netflix earnings jump as it surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers
    Netflix Inc. surpassed rival HBO in domestic subscribers in the third quarter, a milestone it credits to buzz surrounding original series such as "Orange Is the New Black," the Emmy nominations for the political drama "House of Cards" and other...
  • Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership

    Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership
    The spectacular 22-year partnership of Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to an end next year, signaling the Burbank company's changing priorities and how the shifting sands of the movie business are affecting A-list producers. The...
  • A mermaid, a fashion film, a bath bomb and 'The Great Gatsby' [Updated 4:37 p.m. May 10]

    A mermaid, a fashion film, a bath bomb and 'The Great Gatsby' [Updated 4:37 p.m. May 10]
    Members of L.A.’s film music elite mingled with weather-beaten eco-warrior sailors and neo Edwardian fashionistas amid costumes from Baz Luhrmann’s "The Great Gatsby" Tuesday night at the multi-textured unveiling of musician-arranger-...
  • Asa Butterfield defies gravity and age in 'Ender's Game'

    Asa Butterfield defies gravity and age in 'Ender's Game'
    It's not as if Ender Wiggin has all that much riding on his shoulders. He just must single-handedly save the planet in a war against aliens and then become a moral compass for mankind. All before he's old enough to have a beer. Orson Scott Card's...
  • Blockbuster summer awaits movie-set fans

    Blockbuster summer awaits movie-set fans
    There's a good chance you will cross paths with one of the many projects filming in Chicago this summer — especially if you work or live downtown. After all, there are three major-studio movies and five (possibly six) TV series scheduled to shoot in...