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  • Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary

    Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary
    Steve James, the award-winning documentary filmmaker from Hampton, will return to Hampton Roads next month to introduce a screening of his new adaptation of the memoirs of Roger Ebert. James will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday,...
  • 'Dinosaur 13' untangles Sue's twisted tale

    'Dinosaur 13' untangles Sue's twisted tale
    She's always been larger than life. Now the story of Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex, the pride of the Field Museum, hits the big screen in "Dinosaur 13," opening Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center — 24 years and three days after she was discovered...
  • Science loses with 'Dinosaur 13'

    Science loses with 'Dinosaur 13'
    * (out of four) In 1990, some paleontologists found the most complete set of Tyrannosaurus rex fossils ever discovered. They were happy, of course. Then the FBI took control of the bones, and the researchers weren’t as happy. That’s “...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for the week of Aug. 17-23

    DON'T MISS: "Doctor Who" Regeneration happens. And so it is that Peter Capaldi finally gets the keys to the TARDIS this week. Capaldi, a 56-year-old Scottish actor and lifelong "Who" fan, becomes the 12th Time Lord in the wildly popular franchise and he...
  • Film Review: 'Men Who Save the World'

    Given the slew of awards received by Liew Seng Tat's "Flower in the Pocket," it's no surprise that major Western film funds lined up to back his second feature, "Men Who Save the World." But did any of them actually read the script? This ultra-light...
  • How Robin Williams Inspired a Generation to Seize the Day

    It was "Dead Poets Society" that did it. That was the movie that pushed me over the edge from casual moviegoer to full-blown film junkie, the one that sent me back to the video store night after night looking for my next fix, desperate to discover other...
  • Sundance Comedy 'Appropriate Behavior' Acquired by Gravitas Ventures (EXCLUSIVE)

    Gravitas Ventures has acquired North American distribution rights to "Appropriate Behavior," the Sundance comedy directed by and starring Desiree Akhavan, Variety has learned. The film, produced by Cecilia Frugiuele at Parkville Pictures, will open in...
  • 'The Trip to Italy' serves it up in strong limited opening

    'The Trip to Italy' serves it up in strong limited opening
    In a limited opening, "The Trip to Italy," starring comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, brought in a strong per-screen average of almost $24,000 for a three-screen total of more than $71,000. The film is a follow-up to the 2011 film "The Trip," which...
  • The Match Factory Takes 'Itsi Bitsi,' Rolls Out Locarno Trio (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOCARNO - Pushing out business at Locarno on "Dancing Arabs," "Love Island and "Listen Up, Philip," The Match Factory, one of the Swiss Festival's dominant sales forces announced Tuesday it has world sales rights to "Itsi Bitsi," directed by Dane Ole...
  • TV Review: 'Happy Valley'

    One of the boons of streaming services, hungry as these venues are for programming, has been to expand platforms for imports. So Netflix brings viewers "Happy Valley," a terrifically off-kilter British thriller that reunites the "Last Tango in Halifax"...
  • Moss is more than Peggy Olson, as 'The One I Love' shows

    Moss is more than Peggy Olson, as 'The One I Love' shows
    NEW YORK — Elisabeth Moss, best known as Peggy Olson, "Mad Men's" buttoned-up but ambitious secretary-turned-copywriter, smiles with her whole face while talking about her latest project, "The One I Love." The film, written and directed by...
  • New POV series examines late-term abortions - the women who seek them, the doctors who perform them

    New POV series examines late-term abortions - the women who seek them, the doctors who perform them
    "After Tiller" goes inside the lives of 'the last four doctors in the U.S. who openly perform late abortions,' according to a PBS press release. The film will air on Sept. 1, 2014, on PBS stations around the country. Dr. George Tiller was assassinated...