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  • Review: Jake Gyllenhaal plays doubles in satisfyingly weird 'Enemy'

    Review: Jake Gyllenhaal plays doubles in satisfyingly weird 'Enemy'
    Tightly wound and agreeably strange, Denis Villeneuve's "Enemy" reconnects the French-Canadian director with his "Prisoners" star Jake Gyllenhaal for a bite-sized doppelgänger thriller based on Portuguese fantasist José Saramago's novel "The Double."...
  • Review: 'Blood Ties' engaging but falls short as crime saga

    Review: 'Blood Ties' engaging but falls short as crime saga
    "Blood Ties" is a largely engrossing drama set in 1974 that works better as an emotional study of brothers on flip sides of the law than as the Sidney Lumet-type crime saga it strives to be. Still, there's a heft to the proceedings that keeps us...
  • Jill Soloway hits it big with Amazon's 'Transparent'

    Jill Soloway hits it big with Amazon's 'Transparent'
    Jill Soloway's vision of hitting the big time looks like this: Ratty couches strewn with old blankets. A “stinky rug.” A cat box containing a yellow liquid that, assurances are made, is just dirty water, not any sort of digestive byproduct. A...
  • Cannes: 'Young Ones' Inks More Sales

    Jake Paltrow's "Young Ones" has been picked up by Elevation (Canada), French Potemkine Films (France) and Signature (U.K.). Set in the future where water has become the most precious resource, pic stars Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Les Combattants'

    Aggression, not affection, sparks romance in "Les Combattants," a promising feature debut that already had members of the French film establishment touting newcomer Thomas Cailley as the next big thing prior to its premiere in the Directors' Fortnight...
  • CANNES: Anne Hathaway's Musical-Romance 'Song One' Sells

    Cinedigm Corp. and The Film Arcade have acquired the Anne Hathaway-starrer "Song One." The companies plan to release he musical romance, directed and written by Kate Barker-Froyland, this fall. Film Arcade will distribute the film theatrically, while...
  • American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes

    American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes
    Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France. They're at it again. At this year's Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious and peculiarly French cinema gathering now underway, many of the hottest titles don't come from an...
  • Talent, Biz Making Waves in Chilean Biz

    MAITE ALBERDI, DIRECTOR Resonant docu-feature "Tea Time," now in post-production, about old dears who've had a cuppa together for decades, stood out at pix-in-post showcase BAL Goes to Cannes. Now shooting "Children," about a group of youngsters with...
  • Chilean Biz Sees Growth as Directors Gain Experience, Clout

    The early stretches of Nicolas Lopez's Eli Roth starrer "Aftershock," set against Chile's devastating 2010 earthquake, give moviegoers a new look at the old seaport city of Valparaiso. Put-upon peasants? Favela hoods? Drug cartel violence? No way:...
  • Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86

    Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86
    Clyde Snow, one of the nation's foremost forensic anthropologists, who discovered the hidden stories told by skeletal remains and helped identify Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele and countless victims of accidents, crimes and state-sanctioned abuses of...
  • On Cusp of 40, 'Austin City Limits' Mixes Jeff Bridges, Sheryl Crow With Video-Streaming Experiments

    "Austin City Limits" is humming an interesting tune: The PBS musical staple is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a landmark two-hour TV special. Yet its top producer sees a day when digital transmission of video and audio plays a...
  • CANNES: Rodrigo Bellott, Rodrigo Orozco, Alessandra Lo Savio Launch Production Company (EXCLUSIVE)

    Bolivia's Rodrigo Bellott, (pictured) one of Latin America's best-known filmmakers, and Rodrigo Orozco, have teamed with Italian entrepreneur Alessandra Lo Savio to launch Bolivian Bold USA. Bellott will serve as Bolivian Bold prexy/CEO with Orozco...