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  • 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...
  • With 3D going nowhere, sports broadcasters look to 'freeD'

    Burdened by funky glasses, a lack of programming and high prices, 3D television just isn't catching on with consumers. Now, the buzz is shifting to a video technology known as 4K. It provides a sharper picture by doubling the resolution of traditional...
  • Dawn Taubin is lead candidate for marketing job at DreamWorks Animation

    Dawn Taubin is lead candidate for marketing job at DreamWorks Animation
    [Update: DreamWorks Animation has hired Dawn Taubin to be its new marketing chief, sources close to the studio say. A release formally announcing her new job is expected this afternoon.] Veteran movie marketing executive Dawn Taubin is a leading...
  • Wong Kar Wai woos kung fu crowd with 'The Grandmaster'

     Wong Kar Wai woos kung fu crowd with 'The Grandmaster'
    Wong Kar Wai is known as an international master of moody romance, making films filled with a yearning melancholy. His "In the Mood for Love" was the only film from this century to make the Top 25 of a recent Sight & Sound poll of the greatest films of...
  • Review: Wong Kar-wai's 'The Grandmaster' has great martial arts style

    "The Grandmaster" is like a meal of all desserts, with maybe the tiniest bit of protein thrown in. You'll feel decadent enjoying it, but everything is so tasty, it would be foolish to object. An exercise in pure cinematic style filled with the most...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rob Zombie sells home in Hancock Park (Photos)

    Rob Zombie sells home in Hancock Park (Photos)
    Shock-rocker and filmmaker Rob Zombie, known for his horror and sci-fi themes, has sold his stately home in Hancock Park for $3.65 million. The tree-sheltered Tudor, built in 1924, features wood paneling in the living room and pub rooms as well as the...