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  • China's cinematic censors say 'No' to 'Noah'

    China's cinematic censors say 'No' to 'Noah'
    When Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises were finishing up "Noah," they looked to an unusual market to release the $130-million biblical epic: China. Paramount has enjoyed tremendous success in the world's most populous nation, with...
  • 'Captain America' edges out 'Rio 2' to retain top box-office spot

    'Captain America' edges out 'Rio 2' to retain top box-office spot
    In a battle of the sequels, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" retained its superhero grip at the weekend box office, finishing No. 1 and beating the animated "Rio 2" by a slim margin. "Captain America" grossed a studio-estimated $41.4 million in its...
  • Hollywood's Growing Faith in Christian Movies

    Sony's Christian drama "Heaven Is for Real," which opens Wednesday, is the latest offering in a year with an uncommonly large slate of religious-themed wide releases. Although there's long been a robust DVD market and numerous indie releases, more...
  • Hollywood is hot for Iceland

     Hollywood is hot for Iceland
    When filmmaker Darren Aronofsky started scouting locations for his biblical flood epic, "Noah," he had two potentially competing needs. The landscapes on which he would shoot exteriors needed at first to look like an uninhabitable wasteland, and,...
  • Mogwai: Bad mood rising

    Mogwai: Bad mood rising
    The Scottish band Mogwai specializes in eerie, long instrumentals punctuated with heavy rock. It's a formula that has earned the quintet success with eight albums and high-profile appearances on the soundtracks to Darren Aronofsky's drama "The Fountain,"...
  • Russell Crowe keeps 'Noah' afloat

     Russell Crowe keeps 'Noah' afloat
    Whether or not you embrace director Darren Aronofsky's fierce biblical vision in "Noah," it's worth seeing the film for the remarkably moving performance by Russell Crowe in the title role. The actor seems to do his best work in period pieces, the more...
  • 'Noah' Oscar Campaign Gets Early Start

    Hoping to avoid the Oscar flood, Paramount has invited Academy voters to see "Noah" in theaters, using their membership cards for admission. Oscar campaigns often start at least a year before the ceremonies, but most of the strategizing is done behind...
  • Tribeca Film Review: 'Ballet 422'

    Director Jody Lee Lipes delivers an exhilarating third feature with "Ballet 422," tracing the two-month creation of a new work by New York City Ballet dancer/choreographer Justin Peck. Sampling various stages of the process from initial conception through...
  • 'Noah' box office trickles as 'Heaven Is for Real' makes a splash

    'Noah' box office trickles as 'Heaven Is for Real' makes a splash
    When the dust settled at the box office this past weekend, two biblical-themed films found themselves at opposite ends of the top 10: The modestly budgeted family drama "Heaven Is for Real" earned an impressive $22.5 million to debut in the No. 2 slot,...
  • Are good vibrations in store as cinemas amp up film experience?

    In front of me, the movie screen starts at the floor and rises so high it's like seeing "Divergent" on the side of a building. At the moment warrior princess Tris, played by a fierce Shailene Woodley, is about to jump onto a speeding train. I can feel the...
  • Egypt Film Censorship Spat Sparks National Controversy

    Controversy is mounting over film censorship in Egypt where the military-backed government has pulled steamy pic "Halawet Rooh," Arabic for "Sweetness of Spirit," from movie theatres, overruling the head of the country's censorship board who resigned in...
  • Reel Critics: This film deserves a recall vote

    Reel Critics: This film deserves a recall vote
    Director David Ayer is known for his ultraviolent police epics like "Training Day" and "End of Watch." Screenwriter Skip Woods ("A Good Day to Die Hard") is also no stranger to action movies with a high body count. These two masters of death and treachery...