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  • Toronto: Stars Align to Drive Big Indie Successes

    Hollywood's major studios are making fewer movies and focusing more and more on big-ticket tentpole franchises, giving the independent sector the clear-cut opportunity to expand. With the 38th Toronto Film Festival opening today, stars are more and...
  • Interview: Jessica Chastain's Career-Long Journey into 'Eleanor Rigby'

    Not so long ago, two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, lest we forget, was an actress just trying to make her way into the business. The experience of making the upcoming two-part film, "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," captures both her Hollywood...
  • 'Blue Jasmine' depends on the kindness of Tennessee Williams ★★ 1/2

    'Blue Jasmine' depends on  the kindness of Tennessee Williams ★★ 1/2
    The acting is everything in "Blue Jasmine," though Cate Blanchett and company wouldn't have anything to act without writer-director Woody Allen's flagrant revision of "A Streetcar Named Desire." "Best-since" phrases have been flying since Allen's...
  • To 'Gatsby' or NOT to 'Gatsby' -- that is the question

    "NOTHING SUCCEEDS like excess," said Oscar Wilde. Alas, or luckily, Oscar never saw Baz Luhrmann's latest interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby." Mr. Luhrmann has done the impossible -- he has rendered "Gatsby" lurid,...
  • Nigel Cole to Helm 'Daylight Robbery'

    LONDON -- U.K. helmer Nigel Cole and scripter Tim Firth -- the team behind "Calendar Girls" -- will reunite for action comedy "Daylight Robbery." Pic centers on a group of feisty retirees struck by the pension crisis, who hatch a plan to steal millions...
  • Australians in Film Celebrates Top Talent Down Under

    At first blush, it would be difficult to think of a foreign demographic in Hollywood less in need of help than Australians. After all, for a country of 23 million people located on the absolute opposite side of the world, Aussies have exerted an...
  • Jessica Chastain-James McAvoy's 'Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' Sells Out Internationally

    Myriad Pictures has closed sales in most international territories for "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her," starring Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy. The deals for the two-part film, which explores the relationship from the separate...
  • Michael Benaroya Taking Matthew Dunn's 'Sentinel' to Big Screen

    Michael Benaroya ("Margin Call") has come on board to develop the spy thriller "Sentinel," optioning the Matthew Dunn novel that's part of the author's "Spycatcher" series. Benaroya will produce through his Benaroya Pictures. Story centers on an MI6...
  • Will Ferrell's 'Daddy's Home' Gets California Film Tax Credit (EXCLUSIVE)

    Paramount's Will Ferrell comedy "Daddy's Home," New Line's "Mean Moms" and CBS Films' D.B. Cooper tale "Skyjack" are on board to receive allocations from the California Film Tax Credit program. The trio of projects have been moved from the state film...
  • Lionsgate's Tim Palen Crafts Stylish Universe for 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

    Just as "The Hunger Games" author Suzanne Collins introduced a dystopian world that entranced millions of readers and moviegoers, so Lionsgate's marketing chief Tim Palen has brought that universe to life in an elaborately detailed campaign for "The...
  • Accepting this 'Great Gatsby' on its own terms

    Accepting this 'Great Gatsby' on its own terms
    To judge by some of the reviews of the new film adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," you'd think Australian director Baz Luhrmann would be facing extradition for his crime against an American classic. But I have a message for all those self-appointed...
  • 'Great Gatsby': Leonardo DiCaprio can't save flat 'Great American novel' depiction ★★

    'Great Gatsby': Leonardo DiCaprio can't save flat 'Great American novel' depiction ★★
    Even if it's true, let's forget the "great American novel" business regarding "The Great Gatsby" for a minute. What makes F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, published in the spring of 1925 but set three years earlier, such a haunted portrait of a time, a...