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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...
  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • Film Review: An animated also-ran is also great

    Film Review: An animated also-ran is also great
    Nominated for this year's Animation Oscar, the excellent “Ernest & Celestine” was, sad to say, not the winner. It was a tough field — hey, there was a Miyazaki film in there too — and I have no unkind words for “Frozen,&...
  • New releases: Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' a rich look at folk scene

    New releases: Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' a rich look at folk scene
    Inside Llewyn Davis Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday Joel and Ethan Coen use the pre-Bob Dylan Greenwich Village folk scene as a jumping-off point for a black comedy about obsolescence, but unlike earlier, similar...
  • 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...
  • 'Out of the Furnace'

    'Out of the Furnace'
    In his follow-up to the Oscar-winning "Crazy Heart," director and co-writer Scott Cooper again enlists an impressive cast in a story of people living on the fringes. Christian Bale plays an ex-convict released back into his Pennsylvania steel town and...
  • 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...
  • Reel Critics: 'Peabody' fun despite padding

    Reel Critics: 'Peabody' fun despite padding
    My childhood memories of "Rocky & Bullwinkle" cartoons are personal treasures. The sarcastic observations of the smart aleck characters were a giant leap beyond the silly humor of other kid fare on TV in the 1960s. Pop culture, history and the Cold War...
  • The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award

    The Gold Standard: Bet on Michael Douglas to win a SAG Award
    The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' Kevin Hart winners at NAACP Image Awards

    "12 Years a Slave," director Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, won top motion picture honors at the 45th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday evening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Lupita Nyong'o won in the supporting actress...
  • '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...