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  • Amazon streams its way to a leading TV role

    Amazon streams its way to a leading TV role
    It's been an epic week for Amazon, Maura Pfefferman and streaming TV. Two Golden Globes for "Transparent," a daring dramedy starring Jeffrey Tambor on a gender-changing journey from Mort to Maura Pfefferman, got the ball rolling at the televised...
  • Amazon's Woody Allen series deal marks big step in creative strategy

    Amazon's Woody Allen series deal marks big step in creative strategy
    It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix. Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
  • PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama

    PBS teams with Ridley Scott for Civil War hospital drama
    Hoping to find its next "Downton Abbey," PBS is reaching back to one of its favorite epochs: the Civil War. The public broadcaster revealed Monday that it has ordered an untitled historical drama from executive producer Ridley Scott, the "Gladiator"...
  • Reel Critics: This 'Wild' thing is a winner

    Reese Witherspoon takes command and control of the screen with the role of her career in "Wild." She delivers an Oscar-worthy performance playing Cheryl Strayed, a woman who hiked a thousand miles to reach personal rebirth and redemption. The story begins...
  • Cecil B. DeMille -- the greatest filmmaking showman rediscovered!

    "EGYPT! EGYPT! Always Egypt. But my Caesar is gone, my lover is dead!" That was the delicious Claudette Colbert in Cecil B. DeMille's 1934 opulent, witty "Cleopatra." (Claudette/Cleo was reacting to the death of Julius Caesar. Her faithful handmaidens,...
  • Egypt bans biblical epic 'Exodus,' 20th Century Fox says

    Egypt bans biblical epic 'Exodus,' 20th Century Fox says
    Egypt has banned Hollywood's big screen biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings," a 20th Century Fox spokesman said on Friday. The studio owned by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc declined to give a reason for the ban, but films that depict biblical figures...
  • Costume designer Janty Yates knew 'Exodus' posed 'enormous' challenge

    Oscar-winning designer Janty Yates knew what she was getting into creating the nearly 7,000 costumes needed for Ridley Scott's latest epic historical action drama, "Exodus: Gods and Kings." She knew the stakes, since she'd won the costume design Academy...
  • 20th Century Fox sets global box-office record

    Film studio 20th Century Fox movies grossed $5.5 billion in global ticket sales in 2014, breaking the record previously held by Paramount Pictures.  Buoyed by hits including "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," the...
  • After Fox studio cuts sections, Morocco re-allows showings of Ridley Scott Exodus film

    After Fox studio cuts sections, Morocco re-allows showings of Ridley Scott Exodus film
    The Ridley Scott biblical epic "Exodus," that was banned in Morocco for violating Islamic precepts, will be shown once again in this North African country after the studio agreed to remove the offending passages. The Moroccan Cinematography Center issued...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ANNIE 2 1/2 stars. Ho-hum remake, and update, of the movie musical about a plucky orphan and the moneyed patriarch whose icy heart is toasted like campfire marshmallows once he lets the girl into his life. Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhane Wallis...
  • Joaquin Phoenix in the zone

    "Inherent Vice" is an unconventional detective comedy-drama set in trippy 1970 Los Angeles. The first film adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel, it shows U.S. society as psychedelic disarray, everyone struggling to get, and keep, their unstable feet on...