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  • Director Jenna Bass Brings Magic to the Bigscreen

    Before first-time helmer Jenna Bass turned her thoughts to movie magic, she was focused on a different type of sleight of hand. A graduate of Cape Town's College of Magic, the 27-year-old says, "It was probably the best education I could have gotten."...
  • 'Boyhood' catches more steam in its second weekend

    Richard Linklater's acclaimed drama “Boyhood” continues to impress audiences. In its second weekend in limited release, the coming-of-age odyssey — shot in pieces over a dozen years — grossed about $1.2 million after it was...
  • NBC Universal Signs Jason Blum to 10-Year Multi-Platform Deal

    NBC Universal has signed Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions to an unprecedented new 10-year first-look producing deal, extending its current movie deal. Blumhouse is also forming new partnerships that span across NBC Universal's business including its...
  • Review: 'Wish I Was Here' ★★

    Review: 'Wish I Was Here' ★&#9733
    "Scrubs" alum Zach Braff made his directorial feature debut a decade ago with "Garden State," and now, as writer, director and star, he has managed a second film about actors and their insecurities. This one, "Wish I Was Here," he co-wrote with his...
  • John Fasano Dead: Writer, Director, Producer Dies at 52

    Writer, producer and director John Fasano died in his sleep Saturday night. He was 52. In a career that career spanned more than 25 years, Fasano had more than 40 credits on feature films and primetime television as a writer, director or producer. His...
  • Lionsgate Steps 'Down a Dark Hall' with 'Twilight' Author

    Lionsgate has acquired rights to supernatural drama "Down a Dark Hall" with "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer and "Twilight" film franchise producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen. Rodrigo Cortes will direct "Hall," based on the 1974 novel by Lois Duncan....
  • Robert Redford Honored with Walden Woods Project's Global Environmental Leadership Award

    Robert Redford will be the second recipient of the Walden Woods Project's global environmental leadership award this year. Redford will be presented with the award on Sept. 16 at the Citi Performing Arts Center/Wang Theatre in Boston for his "life-long...
  • 'Whiplash' Producer David Lancaster Launches Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    After eight years as co-president at Bold Films, David Lancaster has launched Rumble as a production-development-financing company. Rumble has already attached Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to direct spy thriller "Tin Man" from a script by Seth Lochhead ("...
  • 'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients

     'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients
    One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music. Henry Dreher, 94 at...
  • 'Sleep Dealer' a sci-fi sleeper

    'Sleep Dealer' a sci-fi sleeper
    Some films seem increasingly impressive as time goes on, and one of those is Alex Rivera's striking "Sleep Dealer" (2009), which won twice at Sundance, taking the Waldo Salt screenwriting award and the Alfred P. Sloan Prize for a film dealing with...
  • 'Alive Inside' a joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia

     'Alive Inside' a joyful look at music's key to unlock dementia
    Think of them as Lazarus moments. One by one, we are introduced to a series of elderly people with serious dementia. People who've barely said a word in years, who don't recognize their own children, who sit around nursing homes like the living dead....
  • TV Picks: The Honorable Woman, The Killing, Masters of Sex

    TV Picks: The Honorable Woman, The Killing, Masters of Sex
     "The Honorable Woman" Exploring the seemingly endless conflict between Israel and Palestine at a time when the bloodshed there is again in the news, Hugo Blick's series both embraces and transcends its subject matter. The child of a Holocaust...