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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • '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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Box office: 'Noah' floats to the top on Friday

    Box office: 'Noah' floats to the top on Friday
    Director Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic "Noah" was the top film at the box office on Friday, taking in an estimated $15.2 million from 3,567 screens. The $130-million film, starring Russell Crowe as the Old Testament figure, opened to $1.6 million...
  • Hollywood CEOs Tighten PR Rules for Even Less Transparency

    A new generation of leaders high on discipline and low on transparency has quietly assumed the power positions in Corporate Hollywood. And the transition has taken place so seamlessly that we've barely noticed. Figures like Jeff Shell at NBCU, Kevin...
  • Box Office: 'Noah' Turns Tide With $15 Million Friday, Sailing Toward $40 Mil-Plus Opening

    The Biblical blockbuster "Noah" has turned the box office tide in its favor. Paramount-New Regency's Russell Crowe-starrer ruled the seas on Friday with a $15.2 million debut, on track for an opening weekend in the $41 to $43 million range (bolder...
  • 'Noah' sails to estimated $44-million opening at box office

    'Noah' sails to estimated $44-million opening at box office
    Director Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic “Noah” sailed at the weekend box office as the film opened at No. 1 with an estimated $44 million in ticket sales. The film, which cost about $130 million to make, solidly met expectations, according...