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  • EuropaCorp's 'Taken 3′ Takes Off With International Distribs

    PARIS- The third opus of EuropaCorp's mega-hit franchise, "Taken 3" has been picked up in all major territories ahead of its shooting start tomorrow. The Liam Neeson starrer has been acquired by EuropaCorp's partners in China (Fundamental), Germany...
  • Jonny Weston Joins Fox's 'Taken 3′

    Jonny Weston has joined the cast of Fox's "Taken 3," starring Liam Neeson. Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen are set to reprise their roles as Neeson's daughter and wife, and Forest Whitaker is the newest addition to the cast. Plot details are unknown...
  • 'Ernest and Celestine' review: More mouse than bear

    'Ernest and Celestine' review: More mouse than bear
    **1/2 (out of four) Earlier this year “The Lego Movie” reminded moviegoers that animated movies can be totally awesome, and it was much needed: The form has fallen into such a rut that Pixar (“Monsters University”) not only doesn&...
  • Review: 'Ernest and Celestine'

    Review: 'Ernest and Celestine'
    Imagine if you crossed “Romeo and Juliet” with “Bonnie and Clyde” in a French cartoon starring a penniless bear and a precocious mouse. No, that’s not a kids’ fever dream—that’s an elevator-pitch summary...
  • Power of Women NY Honoree: Susan Sarandon

    Some celebrities have one charity they offer their name or their time to. Susan Sarandon is virtually awash in them. At any given time, she's involved with Habitat for Humanity, City Harvest, the ACLU, Heifer Intl. and Artists for Peace and Justice....
  • Why U.S. Audiences Are More Comfortable With Subtitles Than Ever

    Attendees at next month's Cannes Film Festival will hear plenty of French being spoken -- except, that is, by the characters onscreen. Of the French films recently announced as part of this year's official selection, two (Olivier Dahan's opening-nighter...
  • Twelve directors and the movies that made them

    Twelve directors and the movies that made them
    Directorial acclaim never comes easy. When it hits, though, the results can be significant not only for the helmer but for cinema itself. We take a look back at the films that propelled some of today’s most celebrated directors to prominence....
  • 2014 Oscar Nominations: Snubs and Surprises

    2014 Oscar Nominations: Snubs and Surprises
    As in years past, the 2014 Academy Award nominations have proven controversial, featuring several notable snubs and surprises. Snub: Inside Llewyn Davis was completely left out in all of the acting categories, despite the critically acclaimed...
  • Forest Whitaker Set to Write, Direct, Star in Adaptation of 'The Shack'

    Following the huge success of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," Forest Whitaker is looking to stay busy in 2014 both in front of and behind the camera as he is in final negotiations to write, direct and star in Lionsgate's adaptation of best-selling novel "The...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' Variety's Justin Chang Feted At AAFCA Awards

    It was a night of laughs and tributes to "12 Years a Slave," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "Fruitvale Station" and other pics at the fifth annual African-American Film Critics Assn. awards. Variety chief film critic Justin Chang was also honored by the...
  • Vanity Fair's delightful, delicious, delovely Hollywood issue

    Sanity is a cozy lie!" said Susan Sontag. So we really don't cherish "sanity" anymore because the world's people feel they are living through uncertain times. We do seem to be at the beginning of a new Ice Age ... also with drought and the disappearance...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'Two Men in Town'

    An ex-con trying to go straight is hounded by both sides of the law in Rachid Bouchareb's "Two Men in Town," a standard-issue drama set in New Mexico, where grand open spaces highlight the big open gaps in logic. Loosely based on Jose Giovanni's 1973...