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  • Coffee Companion -- 5/16

    Coffee Companion -- 5/16
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • After summer of flops, a season of quality?

    Hail, hail, the "Gang"'s finally here. That would be "Gangs of New York", Martin Scorsese's long-awaited latest, an epic tale of love and loyalties, played out among the rival immigrant groups of 19th-century New York City. Not since "Titanic" has a film...
  • Culture shock

    SEATTLE -- You might think John Waters has seen it all. But the Prince of Puke, the Pope of Trash -- or as he prefers to think of himself these days, "Filth Elder" -- remains amazed by the world around him. It's downright amazing how often the word...
  • John Waters has mellowed, but his humor remains twisted, his sensibilities bizarre

    John Waters has mellowed, but his humor remains twisted, his sensibilities bizarre
    Wholesome little Appleton, Wis., slips past the passenger window without arousing any visible interest in tonight's guest lecturer. A shop selling sewing machines. A Christian bookstore. The Martin School of Hair Design. Not very promising. The...
  • Blair-Mangat Shoots 'Boombox Project' Documentary in New York

    LONDON -- Shooting has begun in New York City on documentary "The Boombox Project," the first feature from commercials director Rohan Blair-Mangat. Further locations will include Brazil, Miami, Los Angeles, London and Tokyo. Pic is co-written by Blair-...
  • French Oscar Entry 'Saint Laurent' to Play at St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum

    LONDON -- Bertrand Bonello's biographical drama "Saint Laurent," which France submitted as its entry in the Oscars' foreign-language film category, will have its Russian premiere at the St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum. The drama, which premiered at the...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's 'Serena' to Close St. Petersburg International Media Forum

    The St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum has announced its opening and closing films for the upcoming event. The Cannes prize-winning Canadian film "Mommy" will open the forum, while Jennifer Lawrence's "Serena," from Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier, will...
  • France Sends 'Saint Laurent' to Campaign For Foreign-Language Oscar Nominations

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PARIS- Bertrand Bonello's "Saint-Laurent," a sultry biopic of the French famed designer, is set to represent France in the foreign-language Oscar campaign. The movie world-premiered in competition at Cannes where it was...
  • Scotland independence vote: The country's rich film legacy

    Scotland independence vote: The country's rich film legacy
    Scotland’s independence referendum on Thursday carries plenty of significance for the country and the world beyond. But regardless of your leanings on the IndyRef, Scotland has pretty much already won on the cinema stage, where a country of just 5...
  • Cannes Winner 'Leviathan' Gets Russian Release

    Russian drama "Leviathan," which won best screenplay at 2014 Cannes, has been granted an exhibition license from the Russian culture ministry. A Company Russia will distribute in wide release in cooperation with 20th Century Fox Russia. The distribution...
  • 'The Imitation Game' takes top prize at Toronto film fest

    TORONTO (Reuters) - "The Imitation Game," a biopic about British mathematician and World War Two code-breaker Alan Turing, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. The film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing,...
  • Looking forward, and back, at the TIFF

    Looking forward, and back, at the TIFF
    Among North American competition titles, director Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher," opening commercially Nov. 14 (and Nov. 21 in Chicago), has drawn the lion's share of the raves during the Toronto International Film Festival, concluding Sunday. Toronto...