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  • Toronto: Orlando Bloom, Michael Douglas Join Noomi Rapace in Thriller 'Unlocked'

    Michael Douglas and Orlando Bloom will join Noomi Rapace in the thriller "Unlocked" with shooting set to start Nov. 3. Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing along with Georgina Townsley and Erik Howsam. Silver Reel will finance and produce with di...
  • 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' sequel to walk back down the aisle

    'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' sequel to walk back down the aisle
    Nia Vardalos has said "I do" to a sequel to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," her breakthrough 2002 romantic comedy about a woman trying to get her boisterous Aegean family to accept her non-Greek fiance, played by John Corbett. Vardalos, who wrote and...
  • Does 'Saving Mr. Banks' contain a hidden agenda?

    Every award season brings the movie that everyone loves, the film that's so likable it's impossible not to like. Which always makes some people not like it. Quickly filling that role this year is John Lee Hancock's "Saving Mr. Banks," the P.L. Travers...
  • Chris Albrecht Hunts for Hits as He Reinvents Starz

    Chris Albrecht worked the crowd with confidence at Starz's first-ever investor day presentation in November. The CEO summoned his roots as a standup comic with a breezy anecdote about his previous job at HBO, recounting how Steven Spielberg and Tom...
  • For 10 days, Palm Springs is the movie capital of the world

     For 10 days, Palm Springs is the movie capital of the world
    A small article in the Jan. 10, 1990, Los Angeles Times heralded the opening of the first Palm Springs International Film Festival, founded by then-mayor and former pop star Sonny Bono. "The mayor's first event is a modest beginning, with no world...
  • 'Captain Phillips': For Paul Greengrass, it was personal [video]

    Director and former documentarian Paul Greengrass has consistently demonstrated a knack for fact-based dramas, including "Bloody Sunday," "United 93" and his latest film, "Captain Phillips." The latter film, starring Tom Hanks and based on the real-life...
  • Oscar's Best-Picture Nominations Surprisingly Risky

    People rarely describe Oscar voters as edgy or daring, citing the best-picture victories of "nice" films like "American in Paris" over "Streetcar Named Desire" or "Dances With Wolves" over "Goodfellas." This year, however, it's Oscar gone wild, with...
  • Today's film characters may be unlikable, but they're not unworthy

    These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?" And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics. The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
  • Who lost what in the Oscar nominations!

    "THAT IS a very silly question!" This was Diahann Carroll responding to the query: "What talent would you most like to have?" in Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire for February. Perhaps the beauteous Miss Carroll feels she has all the talent she can...
  • Directors Guild Awards: Alfonso Cuaron wins top honor for 'Gravity'

    Directors Guild Awards: Alfonso Cuaron wins top honor for 'Gravity'
    Alfonso Cuaron won the Directors Guild of America’s award for directorial achievement in feature film for “Gravity,” the outer space survival story starring Sandra Bullock. "This is truly an honor and I'm humbled by it," Cuaron said as...
  • Is 'Saving Mr. Banks' too hard on 'Mary Poppins' creator?

    In the winter of 1933, in a thatched cottage in Sussex, England, a complicated woman named Pamela "P.L." Travers began to write "Mary Poppins," the first in a series of novels that would inspire the beloved 1964 Walt Disney movie and supply generations of...