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  • 'Cold in July' starring Michael C. Hall entertains in all its genres

    'Cold in July' starring Michael C. Hall entertains in all its genres
    Cold in July Available on VOD May 23. Writer-director Jim Mickle's adaptation of Joe R. Lansdale's pulp novel is a genre picture that can't settle on a genre — which is what makes it so entertaining. "Cold In July" starts out as a suspense...
  • Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw

     Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw
    Desi Van Til describes her film "Tumbledown" as a love letter to her home state of Maine. Van Til wrote the indie movie that stars Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall and is based on her life growing up in Farmington. She envisioned filming at some of the...
  • At memory competition, the diverse contestants are unforgettable

    At memory competition, the diverse contestants are unforgettable
    Each morning, Brad Zupp puts on noise-canceling headphones and a pair of goggles, the lenses blacked out except for tiny peepholes that keep each eye focused downward. He sits at his desk, shuffles a deck of playing cards and gives himself 70 seconds to...
  • Oculus Rift carves out virtual-reality spot in entertainment world

    Oculus Rift carves out virtual-reality spot in entertainment world
    Palmer Luckey, the baby-faced founder of virtual-reality start-up Oculus VR, looked slightly perplexed when asked if he thought his ballyhooed headset, known as the Rift, could change cinema. "No, not 'if.' We will change it," he said after a pause,...
  • ‘Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist’: Joey Ansah and ‘the definitive back story’

     
    Joey Ansah might best be known as Desh, the bad guy who went toe-to-toe with Matt Damon's Jason Bourne in […]...
  • Megadeals Ahead of NewFronts Show Strength of Steaming Markets

    Just in time for this week's NewFronts digital programming presentations, two recent headlines underscore how significant a business Internet-delivered video has become for traditional media players. Hell didn't freeze over on April 23, even after HBO...
  • Bad Penny Watch: Two scamsters reappear in the news

    Bad Penny Watch: Two scamsters reappear in the news
    Unlike Gen. Douglas MacArthur's old soldiers, old con men neither die nor fade away: They either resurface with new scams or relive their old ones in the pages of glossy magazines. Say hello (again) to Barry Minkow and Dana Giacchetto. Minkow, now 48,...
  • Resurrection story inspires on Prophet's campaign trail

    Resurrection story inspires on Prophet's campaign trail
    The kids at Compton YouthBuild can be a tough audience. Many come from broken homes, flunked out of multiple schools, even spent time in jail. By the last day of Black History Month, some at the alternative school — which looks boarded shut from...
  • Joel McHale: Chris Christie 'Very Cool' About WHCA Jokes

    Joel McHale said that Chris Christie "was very cool" about being the biggest target of his performance at the White House Correspondents Assn. dinner, and the New Jersey governor even told the comedian afterward that his material was "really funny."...
  • Is 'Monuments Men' Too Much a Mix of Art and Commerce?

    MEMO: TO GEORGE CLOONEY Your Clooney movie machine is purring along smoothly, George, with "Gravity," which you co-produced, poised to reap further largesse from the Oscars. You will shortly start "Tomorrowland," a sci-fi megapic from director Brad Bird....
  • Sharing a name with an Oscar nominee isn't all glamour

    Sharing a name with an Oscar nominee isn't all glamour
    Jonah Hill had an unremarkable Oscar Sunday. Perhaps you heard: He won nothing; he did nothing. He woke up early and drove to a Starbucks in the suburbs outside Naperville, where he bought a coffee, then he drove home and shoveled the snow from his...
  • TV Review: 'True Detective' Finale: Now That's How to Do an Anthology

    If "True Detective" is still running years from now, as it probably should be, the filmmakers and HBO can thank the incredibly fortuitous timing of casting Matthew McConaughey (yes, the Oscar-winning actor, not the "Failure to Launch" dude) and Woody...