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  • FX adds WW II miniseries from Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy

    FX adds WW II miniseries from Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy
    Why should HBO have all the World War II miniseries? FX is getting in business with Oscar-winning director-writer-producer team Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson for a 10-part WW II miniseries. The based-on-a-true-story miniseries...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases July 22-28

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases July 22-28 A jam-packed week of new titles awaits! Ginger & Rosa The Cuban Missile Crisis meets the Sexual Revolution in this critically acclaimed film about two friends in 1960s London. Their friendship is tested as they try...
  • 'Jai Ho' Composer, AR Rahman Turns Film Producer

    LONDON - Superstar Indian composer A.R. Rahman, winner of two Oscars, a brace of Grammys, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire," is turning multihyphenate. Rahman has struck a deal with distributor and financier Eros...
  • When movies don't let the facts get in the way of a good story

    When movies don't let the facts get in the way of a good story
    It may not be factual, but it's truthful. It's an argument that wouldn't survive in a court of law and would spark derision in a presidential debate. But when it comes to movies, it's vital guidance, especially when so many of 2013's Oscar-...
  • Danny Boyle to Helm Cop Drama Series

    LONDON -- Danny Boyle is set to helm a contempo cop drama skein for U.K. pubcaster Channel 4. Boyle has been commissioned to direct the pilot, "Babylon," which will air early next year. The show has been penned by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, whose...
  • Film Review: 'Filth'

    For a film boasting only marginally fewer producers than it does speaking roles, there's something impressively unguarded about "Filth." Sophomore helmer Jon S. Baird's needfully messy adaptation of "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh's 1998 bestseller...
  • To be or not to be: Is Benedict Cumberbatch the new 'Hamlet'?

    To be or not to be: Is Benedict Cumberbatch the new 'Hamlet'?
    British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who is having a stellar year with "Star Trek Into Darkness" and the upcoming "12 Years a Slave,"  "The Fifth Estate" and "August: Osage County," will be brushing up on his Shakespeare next fall on the London stage,...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Christopher Eccleston talks Malekith, makeup

     
    Playing a Dark Elf of Svartalfheim isn't as glamorous as it might seem — at least according to Christopher Eccleston, the […]...
  • Revealed: Canada's Olympic opening ceremony uniforms

     
    The Hudson's Bay Company has released sketches of the opening ceremony uniforms created for the Canadian Olympic team to wear in the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games. They include a parade jacket inspired by the 1976 Montreal Olympics,...
  • National pride, unexpectedly, in 'Henry V' at Stratford Shakespeare Festival

    National pride, unexpectedly, in 'Henry V' at Stratford Shakespeare Festival
    STRATFORD, ONTARIO — Of all of William Shakespeare's plays, "Henry V" is the drama most often interpreted as patriotically British. In the 1944 film version, Laurence Olivier used the young king's inspiring St. Crispin's Day speech, with its soaring...
  • Film director Tony Scott had a pop music sensibility

    Film director Tony Scott had a pop music sensibility
    Some of the signature action films of Tony Scott, who authorities said died Sunday after leaping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, had an unbilled but unforgettable character: music. Scott blockbusters such as "Top Gun" and "Beverly Hills Cop...
  • London Olympics: Opening ceremony TV ratings are a hit for NBC

    London Olympics: Opening ceremony TV ratings are a hit for NBC
    NBC posted the highest numbers ever for an Olympics opening ceremony held outside the U.S., garnering a 23.0 rating and 40 share for the primetime telecast, according to preliminary results released Saturday morning by Nielsen. The figures are 28% higher...