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  • Review: 'Bounty Killer' splatters blood on white collars

    Review: 'Bounty Killer' splatters blood on white collars
    Mary Death (Christian Pitre) is the future's biggest celebrity. In her sexy-waitress mini dress and white vinyl go-go boots, she's every bit the self-promoter Kim Kardashian is. But instead of a reality show, in "Bounty Killer," Mary's famous for being...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Attila Marcel'

    Easily the most innocent, family-friendly ode to hallucinogenic drug use since "Puff the Magic Dragon," "Attila Marcel" marks writer-director Sylvain Chomet's charming first foray into live action feature filmmaking. Though slighter and more crowd-...
  • X-Men 50th anniversary: 50 images from the Marvel mutants’ evolution

     
    A correction has been added to this post. See below for details. The X-Men’s 50th anniversary arrives in the inimitable […]...
  • ‘RoboCop’ first look: José Padilha tackles drone politics in reboot

     
    The first trailer for the upcoming “RoboCop” reboot is out, featuring plenty of action and a sleek new suit that […]...
  • J.K. Rowling to revisit Harry Potter's world in new film series

     J.K. Rowling to revisit Harry Potter's world in new film series
    Warner Bros. is hoping "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has another magic trick up her sleeve. More than two years after the last film in the eight-picture franchise about the boy wizard hit theaters, the studio announced it would release a series...
  • Strong reviews for Tom Hanks' hijacking thriller 'Captain Phillips'

    Strong reviews for Tom Hanks' hijacking thriller 'Captain Phillips'
    With most eyes looking for reviews of films premiering out of the Toronto International Film Festival over the next week, it was a surprise to some when reviews hit the Web on Friday morning of the upcoming action-drama "Captain Phillips," starring Tom...
  • TIFF 2013: 'Proxy' is a thriller of blunt force

    TIFF 2013:  'Proxy' is a thriller of blunt force
    World premiering Tuesday night at the Toronto International Film Festival is the psychological thriller “Proxy,” about two women whose lives become intertwined in the aftermath of a vicious attack. Directed and co-written by Zack Parker, the...
  • 'Hunger Games' sequel to catch fire in box-office debut

    The saga of Katniss Everdeen will bring the masses into its arena this weekend as "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" arrives in theaters, easily unseating "Thor: The Dark World" for the top box-office spot. Lionsgate's "Hunger Games" sequel, which will...
  • 'Breaking Bad' a pitch-black statement about American enterprise

     'Breaking Bad' a pitch-black statement about American enterprise
    Breaking Bad: The Complete Series Sony Blu-ray, $299.99 Breaking Bad: The Final Season Sony, $55.99; Blu-ray, $65.99 When the series debuted on AMC in January 2008, it didn't draw much notice or many viewers, but by the time the series finale...
  • Directors on Their Teams: Denis Villeneuve Talks 'Prisoners'

    French-Canadian Denis Villeneuve said "Prisoners," his Hollywood directing debut, made him very positive about the future: "It gave me a lot of hope about movies. I found people who were there to make cinema, to make movies, and not just to make business....
  • Christian Bale: Reluctant Movie Star Talks 'Furnace,' 'Hustle'

    Christian Bale has an intensity that seeps into performances which leave fans awestruck. His passion for his craft, however, does not include self-promotion. With a pair of compelling perfs to tubthump, the excruciatingly private star now has to do his...
  • 'Oldboy': Spike Lee's remake lacks a plausible motive ★ 1/2

    'Oldboy': Spike Lee's remake lacks a plausible motive &#9733 1/2
    Consider "Oldboy" Spike Lee's cover version of "If I Had a Hammer." This new American remake of the 2003 Korean revenge drama, also titled "Oldboy," stars Josh Brolin as the victim of a bizarre kidnapping and 20-year imprisonment. Upon his release, as...