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  • 'Bullets Over Broadway' Opening: Don't Look for Zach Braff to Star in the 'Scrubs' Musical

    On Broadway, you can't throw an unusually opulent opening night party without people gossiping. Take the shindig for the musical "Bullets Over Broadway" after its April 10 opening: The rumor that night was that the event at Gotham's Metropolitan Museum of...
  • 'Breathe In's' fraught passion ups explosive tension

     'Breathe In's' fraught passion ups explosive tension
    The exquisitely calibrated "Breathe In" explores a fraught mutual passion between a British exchange student ("The Invisible Woman's" Felicity Jones) and the father of the family she's staying with (Guy Pearce) with honesty, intimacy and complete...
  • 'Jiseul' Plucks First Wildflower Korea Award

    HONG KONG - Black and white drama "Jiseul" and migrant worker documentary "Scenery" were named on Tuesday as winners of the inaugural Wildflower Film Awards Korea. The awards, organized by former Variety correspondent, Darcy Paquet, are intended to...
  • William H. Macy's 'Rudderless' Heading for Paramount

    Paramount is in talks for North America rights to William H. Macy's musical drama "Rudderless," the closing night film at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The studio is planning to distribute the film with the Samuel Goldwyn Co. in the fall....
  • 'The Raid 2' review: Empire state of mind

    'The Raid 2' review: Empire state of mind
    ***1/2 (out of four) Full disclosure: I normally sit in the front row of the critics-only screening room, but for “The Raid 2,” I retreated to the very back. Reports indicated some viewers were nauseated at the film’s Sundance...
  • Sundance Winner 'The Overnighters' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Drafthouse Films has acquired North American theatrical, home video, transactional and other rights to Jesse Moss' documentary "The Overnighters" from the Film Sales Co. The film chronicles the plight of men seeking work in North Dakota oil fields...
  • Chile's Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, Jirafa Films Ink Two-Pic Production Alliance (EXCLUSIVE)

    PANAMA CITY - Fresh off a Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for "To Kill a Man," Chilean writer-director Alejandro Fernandez Almendras has signed a two-pic deal with top Chilean production house Jirafa Films. Jirafa's Augusto Matte will produce both...
  • Radius-TWC, Blumhouse Partner on SXSW 'Creep,' Plan Trilogy

    The Weinstein Brothers' Radius-TWC is partnering with the Duplass Brothers and Blumhouse Prods. on a "Creep" trilogy, a month after the film's SXSW premiere. Mark Duplass ("Safety Not Guaranteed") stars in and co-wrote the psychological thriller "Creep"...
  • In new 'Captain America,' Robert Redford comes in from the cold

    In new 'Captain America,' Robert Redford comes in from the cold
    [On Monday mornings, Movies Now will be looking at some aspect of the No. 1 movie over the weekend. This week: Robert Redford's homecoming in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."] Robert Redford long ago transitioned from matinee idol to Hollywood...
  • Broadway's 'Realistic Joneses' Opens: The Case for More Than Mindless

    Producers at the April 6 opening night party of starry Broadway play "The Realistic Joneses" had plenty of cause for celebration as the positive reviews started to roll in. But they couldn't help but quibble with the ones that thought maybe the brainy...
  • Mip TV: Canal Plus Acquires 'The Honorable Woman' and 'Halt And Catch Fire'

    CANNES- French pay TV giant Canal Plus has acquired Hugo Blick's "The Honorable Woman," the politically engaged series toplining Maggie Gyllenhaal, which world-premieres today at Mip TV. "The Honorable Woman" turns on Nessa Stein, a young woman who...
  • Broadway Review: 'The Realistic Joneses'

    It's the words, stupid. That's what Will Eno keeps telling us in his hypnotically quirky plays. What separates the men from the beasts? The words. What saves humanity from extinction? The words. What keeps us from killing ourselves? The words. So what...