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  • First Image Released of Jim Broadbent in 'Get Santa'

    LONDON -- The first image has been released of Jim Broadbent starring in "Get Santa," which is shooting in London and Yorkshire, Northern England. Altitude Film Sales will be selling the pic at the European Film Market in Berlin. When Santa (Broadbent)...
  • Marc Maron's Morning Scramble Was a True 'WTF' Moment

    People go on "WTF" knowing the show and know what kind of conversation they're going to have with Marc Maron. "They get it," he says, "and they don't prepare too much." He doesn't do a lot of prep either. That bit him in the ass recently. "I have a...
  • Europe Selects its Shooting Stars for Berlin Film Festival Showcase

    LONDON -- European Shooting Stars, the annual showcase for up-and-coming acting talent, has been unveiled. The 10 young thesps follow in the footsteps of Carey Mulligan, Melanie Laurent, Domhnall Gleeson and Moritz Bleibtreu, who were selected in years...
  • Dubai Film Festival Kicks Off Tenth Edition with Palestinian drama 'Omar'

    DUBAI - The 10th Dubai Film Festival kicked off Friday with Palestinian helmer Hany Abu Assad's powerful drama "Omar," about violence in the West Bank, a clear signal of the event's ongoing commitment to Arab cinema though Hollywood is also well-...
  • Martin Scorsese, Sharon Stone Topline Stellar Marrakech Fest Opening

    MARRAKECH -- Traditionally known for its thick French accent, Marrakech's glamorous opening night, held on Friday at the Congress Palace, had a definite Hollywood flavor with Sharon Stone getting a career tribute, as well as jury president Martin Scorsese...
  • YouTube, with Nielsen Rating, Could Get Millions from TV Ad Buyers -- But It Needs Premium Content

    YouTube global head of content Robert Kyncl has bragged that the video site reaches more U.S. viewers 18-34 than any single TV network. But it hasn't provided marketers a gauge of how YouTube ads perform in relation to Nielsen's TV ratings, the de facto...
  • Sharon Stone Honored at Marrakech Fest

    With more than 110 films from 23 countries, the 13th Marrakech Intl. Film Festival has unveiled its full line-up. Sharon Stone, pictured above, will receive a career tribute at the opening night ceremony, which will also screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's...
  • Maker's Polaris Launches Four-Part Film Series Inspired by Super Mario Bros.

    Maker Studios' Polaris videogame channel is launching four live-action shorts based on Super Mario Bros.' Mushroom Kingdom from screenwriter and director Evan Daugherty, scribe of Lionsgate's forthcoming "Divergent" and last year's "Snow White and the...
  • Kevin Macdonald Readies 'Christmas in a Day'

    LONDON -- Kevin Macdonald's "Christmas in a Day," a docu pic that looks at how Brits celebrate Christmas, will premiere on YouTube on Nov. 29. The film is comprised of footage lensed by ordinary U.K. folk, in the same vein as Macdonald's previous film...
  • 'How I Live Now' review: War gets between kissing cousins

    'How I Live Now' review: War gets between kissing cousins
    ** (out of four) It’s tough to forget Saoirse Ronan’s three 2013 stinkers for long during “How I Live Now,” which in its first 15 minutes features her character blabbering in voiceover (“The Host”), insisting on...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Nov. 4-8, 2013)

    Thor: The Dark World Distributor: Disney Early on in "Thor: The Dark World," the latest slab of briskly amusing, elaborately inconsequential 3D entertainment from the Disney/Marvel comicbook factory, an evil Dark Elf announces his sinister plan to...
  • Film Review: Muddling through 'How I Live Now'

    Film Review: Muddling through 'How I Live Now'
    The cold war is over, and yet there are way more apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic movies being made now than during the fearful '50s. In the last decade, we've had “The Road,” “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” “...