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  • Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One

    Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One Recent news about the benefits of music has reached us via film, research and news articles. “Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory” is one of the finest examples of how music can be used as...
  • Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'

    Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'
    Clark Terry, the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter whose career spans 70 years, played in Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's bands, performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie and Dinah Washington, and mentored Miles Davis and Quincy...
  • 'Zero Theorem' adds up to almost nothing

     'Zero Theorem' adds up to almost nothing
    In the showy sci-fi fantasy "The Zero Theorem," a man spends his life waiting for an elusive phone call that will explain the meaning of life and, as a result, learns he has led a meaningless life. That kind of elliptical thinking permeates way too much...
  • Music Box And Soda Pictures Acquire Toronto's Gemma Arterton-starrer 'Gemma Bovery' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PARIS- Chicago-based Music Box Films and U.K.'s Soda Pictures have acquired Anne Fontaine's "Gemma Bovery," a romantic comedy toplining British rising star Gemma Arterton, on the heels of its Special Presentation premiere at...
  • Review: 'God Help the Girl' ★★★

    Review: 'God Help the Girl'  ★★★
    The lively, playful, self-aware musical "God Help the Girl" has such a will-o'-the-wisp quality you fear it will disappear if you attempt to fence it. Writer-director Stuart Murdoch called it "our little hymn to the possibility of healing in music" when...
  • Marvel, George Takei among honorees for LGBT Center Vanguard Awards

     
    Marvel Entertainment and activists George and Brad Takei are set to receive Vanguard Awards at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's […]...
  • 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...
  • 'The Guest' filmmakers Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett going beyond horror

    'The Guest' filmmakers Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett going beyond horror
    A handsome, polite young man arrives at the door of a modest, middle-class family in New Mexico saying he served in the military with their recently deceased son. They invite him in. Wouldn't anyone? In "The Guest," such a seemingly innocuous setup sets...
  • 'The Imitation Game' takes top prize at Toronto film fest

    By Leah Schnurr TORONTO, Sept 14 (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...
  • Toronto: 'Imitation Game' Wins Festival's People's Choice Award

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Director Morten Tyldum's "The Imitation Game " (TWC) has won the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. The pic, which also screened at Telluride, stars Benedict Cumberbatch as...
  • Sundance Institute Announces 10 Writers for First Episodic Story Lab

    The Sundance Institute has announced the 10 writers selected to participate in its inaugural Episodic Story Lab, which will take place at the Sundance Resort in Utah from Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Writers selected for the program include Desiree Akhavan...
  • Toronto Film Festival closes with a whimper

    Toronto Film Festival closes with a whimper
    Say, did you catch Cumberbatch? What about Downey and Duvall? Or Dano? Don't forget Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones. Or Reese unwashed — that was wild. Could Winslet get any earthier? Who knew Wiig would find another level of crazy? Can Bill...