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  • Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre

    Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre
    Rufus Norris, who began his career as an actor before turning to directing, has been tapped to succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of Britain's presitigious National Theatre. Norris is expected to assume his new role when Hytner steps down at...
  • Kenneth Branagh's lauded 'Macbeth' is coming to U.S. cinemas

    Kenneth Branagh's lauded 'Macbeth' is coming to U.S. cinemas
    Kenneth Branagh is back in Bard territory with a new production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" that he stars in and co-directed with Rob Ashford at the Manchester International Festival in England. The production marks the first time Branagh has played the...
  • Toronto 2013: Watch trailers featuring Brad Pitt, George Clooney

    Toronto 2013: Watch trailers featuring Brad Pitt, George Clooney
    Stars Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves and many more were included as part of the Toronto International Film Festival's first programming announcement Tuesday morning, which included opening and closing night titles,...
  • 'Rush'

    'Rush'
    Ron Howard's penchant for varying his subjects as a director - with great skill - continues with this engrossing drama, the true story of the 1970s rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt (played by Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl)....
  • Ron Howard's 'Rush' is a white-knuckle Formula 1 ride

    Ron Howard's 'Rush' is a white-knuckle Formula 1 ride
    Rush Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98 Available on VOD beginning Jan. 28 Director Ron Howard and screenwriter Peter Morgan tell the story of 1970s Formula 1 racing stars James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) in "Rush," a true-...
  • Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II

    Helen Mirren wins another award for playing Queen Elizabeth II
    Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II. The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
  • 'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields

     'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields
    "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
  • Michael Sheen on Globe nomination, not going bald for 'Masters of Sex'

    Michael Sheen on Globe nomination, not going bald for 'Masters of Sex'
    Michael Sheen awoke early Thursday to a pleasant surprise: a Golden Globe nomination for his role on the Showtime series “Masters of Sex.” Playing influential sexologist Bill Masters on the freshman drama is both familiar territory and an...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Britannia rules

    There were no shortage of surprise names among the Golden Globes nominees announced Thursday: Sally Hawkins, Kate Winslet, Steve Coogan and Idris Elba, who nabbed either a screenplay nomination (Coogan) or acting nods (everyone else). But the group...
  • 'Rush': How an Oscar nominee came to fire up a Formula One film

    Peter Morgan wouldn’t be the first screenwriter you’d think of to tell the story of the 1976 Formula One rivalry between the uptight clinician Niki Lauda and the seat-of-his pants swashbuckler James Hunt. Known for upscale real-life stories...
  • Eastwood starts shooting 'American Sniper' at Santa Clarita ranch

    Eastwood starts shooting 'American Sniper' at Santa Clarita ranch
    Clint Eastwood's latest movie, "American Sniper," kicked off with a bang in Los Angeles County this week. The Warner Bros. film, which stars Bradley Cooper as a Navy SEAL who recounts his military exploits, began 10 days of filming Monday in an Afghan...