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  • Egyptian Actor Amr Waked Joins Cast of Luc Besson's 'Lucy' (EXCLUSIVE)

    DUBAI - Egyptian thesp Amr Waked ("Salmon Fishing in the Yemen") has joined the cast of Luc Besson's "Lucy," playing a prominent role as a French cop in the English-language sci-fier alongside Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, and South Korea's Choi...
  • Participant Media: Jeff Skoll's Unorthodox Business Model Has People Talking

    Ten years ago, I encountered a congenial middle-aged fellow at the Cannes Film Festival who, after an exchange of pleasantries, proceeded to confide his plan to build an entertainment company. I'd been told he was a billionaire, albeit an unimposing one...
  • Matt Damon: Four Hours a Day in the Gym to Prep for 'Elysium'

    TriStar Pictures held a special screening of "Elysium" July 30 at Gotham's Sunshine Theater where Matt Damon reflected on the specifics to bring Neill Blomkamp's dystopian vision of a broken Earth 140 years from now to the screen. "I was shooting it when...
  • Toronto: Participant Preems 'Fifth Estate,' Sets Overseas Expansion

    Participant Media continues to grow its profile with star-driven projects such as Toronto opening night WikiLeaks film "The Fifth Estate," but the 9-year-old shingle has plenty of other weighty subjects in mind. The Boston Globe investigation into...
  • 'Contagion' Writer Sells Conspiracy Theorist Drama to NBC

    Scott Z. Burns is heading to the small screen, selling "Conspiracy" to NBC as a put pilot. Drama, based on 2012 film "The Conspiracy" from Christopher MacBride and producer Lee Kim, centers on a conspiracy theorist who vanishes after a man is killed at...
  • Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'

    Reel Critics: As zombie films go, an A for 'Z'
    Director Marc Forster has done the impossible. He's made an exciting and thoughtful zombie movie for grown-ups. "World War Z" is not the creepfest of the undead you might expect. It really plays out as a medical thriller in the mold of "The Andromeda...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (June 17-21, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. World War Z Distributor: Paramount Rising from an early grave of negative pre-release publicity, director Marc Forster and...
  • Review: 'World War Z' gets a rise from the undead

    Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it. And as it turns out, zombies do it as well. They swarm. And when they're done swarming, they swarm all over again. That unstoppably manic movement is the most unexpected part of "World War Z" as well...
  • Film Review: 'World War Z'

    Rising from an early grave of negative pre-release publicity, director Marc Forster and producer-star Brad Pitt's much-maligned "World War Z" emerges as a surprisingly smart, gripping and imaginative addition to the zombie-movie canon, owing as much to...
  • Stars to light up Newport

    Stars to light up Newport
    More than three decades before opening night of the 13th annual Newport Beach Film Festival at Edwards Big Newport, festival co-founder Todd Quartararo sat in the same packed theater, watching "Star Wars." "It was incredible — here is a film that...
  • Highlights of Chicago film fest travel far from Hollywood

    Highlights of Chicago film fest travel far from Hollywood
    In "Gimme the Loot," a loose, disarming bit of larceny — and one of the bright offerings of the 48th Chicago International Film Festival — director Adam Leon's Bronx-bred characters live to tag. Teenage graffiti artists on the run, the friends...
  • Is this Chicago's best bathroom?

    Is this Chicago's best bathroom?
    Dining editor Lisa Arnett may have reviewed the ground-breaking restaurant "Next" and movie reviewer Matt Pais might get RedEye's first look at "The Hobbit," but, dear readers, this reporter lucked into the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the...