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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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chicago International Film Festival announces first 20 films

    Chicago International Film Festival announces first 20 films
    The latest projects from Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (“Birdman,” starring Michael Keaton, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Zach Galifianakis), documentary master Frederick Wiseman (“National Gallery”) and Olivier Assayas (“...
  • 'The Good Lie' and 'A Most Wanted Man' Set To Play at Deauville

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HAUGESUND, Norway- Deauville will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a strong competition lineup of U.S. indies, leading up with Anton Corbijn's "A Most Wanted Man" and Reese Witherspoon starrer "The Good Lie." The Normandy-...
  • Peter McAlevey, Former Executive with Disney, Michael Douglas, Dies at 58

    Peter Claver McAlevey, a former Hollywood film executive, producer, and marketer, died August 15, 2014, in Los Angeles, California, following a short battle with liver cancer. He was 58. McAlevey began his career as a staff writer for Newsweek magazine's...
  • Sarajevo's film festival marks 20th birthday with record line-up

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Sarajevo's film festival, founded as an act of defiance while the city was besieged during the 1992-95 Bosnian war, marks its 20th anniversary on Friday with its biggest line-up of movies. Nine films are competing for the top Heart...
  • 'Hopefuls' Wins Locarno's Carte Blanche

    LOCARNO - Produced by Rio's Bubble Project and Luiz Alberto Gentile's Crisis Produtivas and directed by Ives Rosenfeld, friendship drama "Aspirantes" (Hopefuls) won the Locarno Festival's Carte Blanche 2014 Prize Monday. A pix-in-post showcase, the...
  • Menahem Golan Remembered: Cannon Films Mixed Awards Bait with Schlock

    Menahem Golan, who died Aug. 8 at age 85, loved movies, perhaps too much. At its height, Cannon Films -- the Hollywood studio Golan ran with his cousin, Yoram Globus -- was releasing nearly one film per week: an eclectic bounty of awards bait and bottom-...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • Robert Drew dies at 90; pioneer of documentary filmmaking

    Robert Drew dies at 90; pioneer of documentary filmmaking
    Robert Drew had no experience in filmmaking when he directed the 1960 documentary "Primary" that was radically different from the way TV documentaries were made at the time. Drew's film, about relatively unknown Sen. John F. Kennedy campaigning in...