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  • Paul Haggis' 'Third Person' reflects his first-person concerns

    Paul Haggis' 'Third Person' reflects his first-person concerns
    Paul Haggis' characters twist in torment. Denial is their armor, cruelty their weapon. They skitter through plotlines, deceiving, tricking and spooling out acidic self-reflection, such as the remark an adulterous writer mumbles about his protagonist on...
  • The literary films of summer 2014

    The literary films of summer 2014
    Book-loving moviegoers saw the summer of 2014 get off to a great start with the adaptation of John Green's young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars," which topped the box office during its opening weekend earlier this month. The success of "The Fault...
  • CANNES: Salma Hayek's 'The Prophet' is a Passion Project

    Growing up in Mexico, Salma Hayek remembered seeing the "The Prophet," the bestselling book of 26 prose poems by Kahlil Gibran, on her grandfather's nightstand. "I was very close to him," Hayek recalled. "And to me, when I see the cover, I cannot think of...
  • Cannes 2014: With 'Prophet,' Salma Hayek seeks to realize a vision

    Cannes 2014: With 'Prophet,' Salma Hayek seeks to realize a vision
    CANNES, France--“I guess it is the end of the road,” Salma Hayek says, then laughs. “But it depends which road you mean.” Hayek is sipping water at a table in a hotel backyard on a side street removed--somewhat--from the chaos of...
  • German Distrib SquareOne in 'Race' to Grow Production Arm

    Al Munteanu, head of German distributor SquareOne Entertainment, walked the red carpet on opening night at Cannes with a purpose, though the longtime exec didn't exactly plan it that way. "We acquired 'Grace of Monaco' exactly two years ago at the script...
  • Neeson, Johannson, Costner Power Up Luc Besson's EuropaCorp Revenues

    CANNES - Powered by English-language actioners - Liam Neeson's "Taken" and "Taken 2," now Scarlett Johansson sci-fier "Lucy" - plus high-end TV drama production, Luc Besson's Gallic major EuropaCorp punched €213.1 million ($290.4 million) in 2013/14...
  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn Movie, Philip Seymour Hoffman Pic Play at Edinburgh Fest

    LONDON -- Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival line-up, which was unveiled by artistic director Chris Fujiwara Wednesday, includes 156 feature films from 47 countries. The festival, which runs from June 18 to 29, will include 11 world premieres, eight...
  • Film Review: 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

    The saddles don't blaze in "A Million Ways to Die in the West," and the pacing is limper than a three-legged horse. In following up his 2012 smash "Ted" with a lavish comic western, Seth MacFarlane has delivered a flaccid all-star farce that's...
  • President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala

    The event: You knew you were in L.A. at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, which celebrated the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary and honored President Obama for his commitment to human rights. Celebrity guests and entertainment industry...
  • 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...
  • Dan Stevens to Star With John Travolta, Michael Pitt in 'Criminal Activities'

    With a big year ahead of him at the theater, Dan Stevens is looking to continue to stay busy as the former "Downton Abbey" actor has joined the cast of the drama "Criminal Activities" helmed by Jackie Earle Haley. Pic also stars John Travolta and Michael...
  • Cannes: With Fewer Pics in the Market, Buyers and Sellers Focus on Top Titles

    What a difference a year makes. In 2013, Cannes was deluged by wave after wave of high-profile movie projects, very often from the U.S., very often only semi-packaged, semi-cast. Very often they didn't get sold. Cut to a week out from this year's Cannes....