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  • Review: 'Rachel Getting Married'

    Review: 'Rachel Getting Married'
    The Internet Movie Database, the mighty monarch of cinema sites, lists more than 600 films with the word "wedding" in the title. And no wonder. Where else can the passions of the moment, and recriminations born of unresolved family issues, mix to create...
  • 'Heroes,' 'Who' Vet Takes Flight

    Christopher Eccleston will jump from an evil turn in "G.I. Joe" to a co-starring turn with Hilary Swank in "Amelia." The biopic of Amelia Earhart will be directed by Mira Nair for Avalon Pictures and Fox Searchlight. According to Variety, Eccleston will...
  • Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing

    Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing
    All release dates are subject to change. "Limited" means limited markets for that date -- i.e. not Central Florida -- wider release dates also included where known. Oct. 9 Couples Retreat (Universal) Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Faizon...
  • Tim Burton Finds His Alice for 'Wonderland'

    Tim Burton has finally found the right leading lady to play the title role in his version of "Alice in Wonderland." According to Variety, Mia Wasikowska is in final negotiations to play Alice, a young woman who goes down a rabbit's hole and finds all...
  • Hey, that ad-lib wasn't in the script!

    Everett Hitch and Virgil Cole had been riding all day, chasing bad guys across the chaparral in the western "Appaloosa." As actors Viggo Mortensen (who was playing Hitch) and Ed Harris (Cole) sat around a campfire filming a scene on the Galisteo, N.M.,...
  • Johnny Depp Will Make 'Public Enemies'

    With a springtime gap in his schedule, Johnny Depp has signed on for Michael Mann's "Public Enemies." The period drama, one of many pre-actors strike projects revving up at Universal, focuses on the government's attempts to stop some of the most famous...
  • Madonna, Ritchie visit slums of Mumbai

    Madonna visited a crowded Mumbai slum Tuesday, where impoverished residents showered her with rose and marigold petals. Madonna didn't speak to journalists, and a New York-based spokeswoman for the 49-year-old singer wasn't immediately available for...
  • Movie release dates: What's ahead on the Oscars derby track?

     
    OCTOBER 16 "Where the Wild Things Are" ??? Director Spike Jonze's adaptation of the classic children's book by Maurice Sendak could be a strong contender in the crafts categories. Stars include past Oscars champ Forest Whitaker plus Catherine Keener....
  • Fox Searchlight's 'Amelia': How did it make it onto the runway?

     
    I know that all of America was queasily captivated last week by the bizarre "is it real or isn't it" Balloon Boy escapade. But here in Hollywood, heads are scratching over an equally puzzling mystery: How did Fox Searchlight, which......
  • First look: 'Saw VI' is slashed by 'Paranormal' while 'Cirque du Freak,' 'Astro Boy,' 'Amelia' flop

     
    It was a gory weekend at the box office for pretty much every movie except 'Paranormal Activity.' Paramount Pictures' ultra-low-budget horror film more than doubled its nationwide theater count to 1,945 theaters and continues its winning ways, selling a...
  • Here's a look at movies coming out in 2009

    By ROGER MOORE Sentinel movie critic Here's a look at films with scheduled 2009 release dates -- all dates are subject to change without notice. Feb. 6 Coraline (Focus) The latest animation from Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas) concerns a...
  • 'Amelia'

    'Amelia'
    Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank plays legendary aviatrix Amelia Earhart, whose disappearance over the Atlantic Ocean has remained a mystery for seven decades, in director Mira Nair's lavishly filmed if predictable biography. Determined to live her life...