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  • Book adaptations are big winners at Oscars

    Book adaptations are big winners at Oscars
    To find the inspiration behind the actors, actresses and others who hoisted Oscars last night, look no further than the works in your nearest library, bookstore or e-reader. The big winners were drawn from characters in adaptations that ranged from a mid-...
  • Argo, Lincoln and the politics of Hollywood

    Argo, Lincoln and the politics of Hollywood
    The Oscar for best picture was won by "Argo," the true tale of a secret rescue mission in Iran during the Carter administration. It beat out "Lincoln," the story of how black Americans were rescued from slavery. Does this mean Jimmy Carter's stock is on...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Nov. 4, 2012

    now playing "Argo" (R). In 1979, after Iranian revolutionaries storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans trapped. With Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and Alan Arkin. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
  • Women take on roles of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in 'Matt and Ben'

    Women take on roles of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in 'Matt and Ben'
    EUSTIS — Women believe their friendships are longer, stronger and deeper than men's. So when Mindy Kaling thought about writing a play about friendship, she got together with her best friend, Brenda Withers. They wrote "Matt and Ben," a comedy...
  • Telluride vs. Toronto: The Battle for Oscar Supremacy

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Healthy, even heated competition between film festivals is nothing new. Cannes was founded in the late '30s as the French response to Venice. In recent years, Shanghai has felt the heat from the government-backed Beijing, while...
  • Brad Pitt's WWII tank drama 'Fury' moves up to October

    Brad Pitt and David Ayer's tank drama "Fury" will take the battlefield earlier than expected. Sony Pictures has moved the release date of the World War II-set film up to Oct. 17, from Nov. 14, the studio announced Tuesday. Written and directed by Ayer,...
  • Campaign for Sweetened California Incentives Receives Hollywood Push

    With a key legislative vote looming in Sacramento, backers of improving California's production tax credit have honored 32 Emmy-nominated shows for shooting in Los Angeles rather than going to incentive-rich locations. In a Thursday gathering at the 1600...
  • Producer Graham King Nabs Pacific Palisades Villa

    BUYER: Graham King LOCATION: Pacific Palisades, CA PRICE: $5,475,000 SIZE: 5,505 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Looks like Tom Cruise and Rita Wilson have a new neighbor and both Yolanda Yakketyyak and Lucy Spillerguts told...
  • Review: Black List Screenplay Gets a Live Read With Clark Gregg, Kathryn Hahn

    If ever there was an organization perfectly suited to piggyback on the current vogue for live public table-reads of screenplays, it would be the Black List, whose annual compilations of the most popular unproduced scripts have saved many a scribe from...
  • Telluride Film Festival names Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan guest directors

    Telluride Film Festival names Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan guest directors
    It's a job sort of like picking the wine for a table of sommeliers. Canadian artist and director Guy Maddin and Los Angeles-based film writer Kim Morgan, who are married, have been named guest directors of the 41st annual Telluride Film Festival....
  • French Film Composer Alexandre Desplat To Head Venice Film Festival Jury

    ROME - French film composer Alexandre Desplat will preside the main jury of the upcoming 71st Venice Film Festival, marking the first time a musician will head the panel of jurors that gives out the fest's Golden Lion and other top prizes.   Desplat,...
  • Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun

    Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun
    Jeff Robinov's new film company is getting a major investment from a Shanghai-based conglomerate, in the latest high-profile partnership between Chinese and Hollywood film companies. Chinese investment firm Fosun International Limited said Sunday it has...