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  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' trailer: Wolverine rallies the team

    'X-Men: Days of Future Past' trailer: Wolverine rallies the team
    Hugh Jackman's clawed hero Wolverine has the unenviable task of traveling back in time to try to save the world in Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and the final trailer finds him following in the grand movie tradition of assembling his team....
  • 'X-Men' On Track for Huge $125 Million Memorial Day U.S. Debut

    The controversy surrounding director Bryan Singer's sexual assault lawsuits likely won't hurt "X-Men: Days of Future Past" at the box office. The seventh "X-Men" pic is on track for a $125 million Stateside opening on Memorial Day weekend. The film...
  • CANNES: Daniel Radcliffe Speeding to 'You Shall Know Our Velocity'

    Daniel Radcliffe will star in the indie adaptation of Dave Eggers' comic novel "You Shall Know Our Velocity" with Peter Sollett directing. Producers are Tim Perell for Process and Michael Benaroya ("Margin Call") for Benaroya Pictures. Intl. Film Trust...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them'

    Eight months after premiering as a work-in-progress at Toronto, tyro helmer Ned Benson's two-volume, three-hour-plus marital drama "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" has shed its bifurcated structure and some 70 minutes from its running time, but what's...
  • CANNES: Jessica Chastain, Director Ned Benson on 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' (EXCLUSIVE)

    "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," which now has a running time of two hours, saw 68 minutes vanish after it premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last fall, when the Weinstein Co. purchased U.S. distribution for $3 million. But star Jessica Chastain...
  • Barbara Walters: Engrossing 'Her Story' ranks No. 1

    Barbara Walters: Engrossing 'Her Story' ranks No. 1
    UPDATED: Barbara Walters' marvelous "Her Story" was the most-watched program Friday night. The pioneering newswoman drew 9.5 million with the two-hour portrait, which aired on the day she retired from regular television. Viewers were treated to a huge...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' aims for big Memorial Day weekend

    'X-Men: Days of Future Past' aims for big Memorial Day weekend
    A team of mutant heroes may claw its way to the biggest box-office opening of the year this weekend. Director Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" could gross more than $100 million in ticket sales from the United States and Canada through...
  • 'Filth' an over-the-top wallow in the gutter

     'Filth' an over-the-top wallow in the gutter
    "Filth," adapted from "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh's 1998 novel, is either lucky to have James McAvoy playing its lead character — a venal, corrupt, vice-ridden reprobate of an Edinburgh detective — or oddly unfortunate. Although it's...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' ups the ante on super-sequels

    'X-Men: Days of Future Past' ups the ante on super-sequels
    As Hollywood studios continue to mine existing properties and milk their blockbuster franchises, moviegoers have grown accustomed to a seemingly endless parade of sequels, prequels and reboots. Now the superhero epic "X-Men: Days of Future Past,"...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' revives mutants' fighting spirit

     'X-Men: Days of Future Past' revives mutants' fighting spirit
    Time travel, Peter Dinklage and 1970s kitsch top a very long list of what makes "X-Men: Days of Future Past" such a blast. Allowing one of the mutant corps to travel back to save a perilous present paves the way for all of the X-Men to find their better...
  • Film Review: Latest 'X-Men' film is worthwhile ride

    Film Review: Latest 'X-Men' film is worthwhile ride
    When I was in the age group that comic books used to be aimed at — that is, adolescence — DC ruled the comic book universe. If a crystal ball had told me that someday Marvel would become supreme, first I’d have laughed; then I’d...
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