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  • Despite embellishments, stunning 'Selma' presents insightful honesty

    Despite embellishments, stunning 'Selma' presents insightful honesty
    Since films based on fact are controversial, perhaps we should stop making them. "Selma," an ambitious, deeply moving drama about the 1960s civil rights movement, has triggered a noisy quarrel, just as pseudo-true-story Oscar contenders "Zero Dark Thirty'...
  • Why Sony's Steve Jobs movie fell apart

    Why Sony's Steve Jobs movie fell apart
    At the end of October, Christian Bale decided not to take on the role of Steve Jobs. For at least several weeks, he had been attached to a biopic that Sony was developing with writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle. But despite liking both mens'...
  • The 'Interview' controversy highlights Sony's Amy anomaly

    The 'Interview' controversy highlights Sony's Amy anomaly
    As Sony made the decision Wednesday to scrap the Dec. 25 release of “The Interview,” casual observers found themselves asking some logical how-could-this-happen questions. A broad and benign Seth Rogen comedy causes an international incident...
  • With 'Unbroken,' 'Fury,' a war-movie wave rises again

    With 'Unbroken,' 'Fury,' a war-movie wave rises again
    War movies have been around nearly as long as film itself, but every now and then the genre seems to  spark a new resonance in the public imagination. The late 1980s saw a spate of Vietnam War movies ("Platoon," "Full Metal Jacket," "Casualties of War")...
  • Hollywood's idealized view of CIA officers is no substitute for reality

    Hollywood's idealized view of CIA officers is no substitute for reality
    Among the many compelling aspects of “Zero Dark Thirty,” the 2013 film about the capture of Osama bin Laden, was the notion (much touted by the film's creators) that its characters were based on real people. This included the heroine, a...
  • 'Foxcatcher' a gripping story of seduction, rejection, murder

    "Foxcatcher" is a brooding, particularly American horror story of seduction, rejection, betrayal and murder set in the under-the-radar world of Olympic wrestling. A despairing, intentionally disturbing film that draws us into a maelstrom of desperate...
  • Chris Pratt in early talks to mount up for 'Magnificent Seven' remake

    Chris Pratt in early talks to mount up for 'Magnificent Seven' remake
    Two down, five to go? Chris Pratt is in early talks to join Denzel Washington in MGM's remake of "The Magnificent Seven," the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. Deadline Hollywood first reported the news that Pratt, the 35-year-old funnyman turned...
  • Moby gives up his water view perch above Lake Hollywood

    Moby gives up his water view perch above Lake Hollywood
    Moby has sold his storied Wolf's Lair compound in Hollywood Hills for $12.4 million. The DJ and singer-songwriter, whose name is Richard Melville Hall, had bought the walled and gated Norman-style castle four years ago for $3,925,000 from Lionsgate...
  • 'Rosewater' is stranger than fiction

    'Rosewater' is stranger than fiction
    *** (out of four) Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal isn’t Iranian. “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart previously had neither written nor directed a feature film. But “Rosewater,” Stewart’s filmmaking debut that stars...
  • Actresses on the power of empathy, Meryl Streep and virginity scenes

    Actresses on the power of empathy, Meryl Streep and virginity scenes
    For this year’s awards season, The Envelope brought together a unique group of actresses, including rising stars breaking through to the next level and established stars breaking out into new roles and challenges, each earning some buzz for their...
  • Sony Pictures execs debated risk of 'The Interview' before cyberattack

    Months before a devastating computer attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, studio executives debated the risk of releasing the upcoming comedy "The Interview" amid threats from North Korea that the movie was tantamount to an act of war. Studio...