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  • Anita Hill reflects on her fateful testimony, 23 years later

    SEATTLE Back in 1993, I rounded a corner of a Laguna Beach, Calif., grocery store and walked straight into Anita Hill. We both stopped in our tracks. She looked slightly panicked, like someone had turned on a light in a room, and all she wanted was the...
  • Review: Intimate 'Breathe In' explores a fraught attraction

    Review: Intimate 'Breathe In' explores a fraught attraction
    Romantic attraction, popular mythology notwithstanding, is not necessarily destiny, and the desire two people feel for each other can, under the wrong circumstances, cause chaos as often as contentment. Not every love should dare to speak its name, not...
  • Review: There's little to love about the torpid 'Refuge'

    Review: There's little to love about the torpid 'Refuge'
    Krysten Ritter and Brian Geraghty, performers who have delivered striking work elsewhere, are hard to read in "Refuge," a torpid drama about a tentative new romance. Or perhaps they're too easy to read; whatever emotional depths filmmaker Jessica Goldberg...
  • Variety's David Chute Joins Indian Fest Jury

    Variety critic David Chute is one of the panelists on the Indian Film Festival Los Angeles narrative jury, organizers announced on April 3. Other members are John Orlando, head of digital development for Crackle and Sony Pictures Television, and actress...
  • Discovery Channel Sets Robert Redford Drama, Nik Wallenda Chicago Stunt for 2014-15 Slate

    Discovery Channel is unleashing a slew of series and event programs for its 2014-15 slate, highlighted by daredevil Nik Wallenda's latet stunt -- a tightrope walk across the iconic Chicago skyline -- and the launch of a weekly program block for gear...
  • Will Angelina Jolie scare up or scare away audiences for 'Maleficent'

    "WHEN CHOOSING between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before." -- Mae West. SPEAKING OF evil, rarely has one heard such a prediction of a film's disaster as the one now emerging from Disney's "Snow White" re-boot, "Maleficent."...
  • Publicist and Festival Programmer Lewis Tice Dies at 44

    Lewis Tice, a longtime champion of LGBT cinema who worked as a publicist, producer, film critic and film festival programmer, died Tuesday at 44. Tice had exec producer credits on "Blood for Irina" and "Bear City" and he also helped launch "Latter Days,"...
  • Review: 'The Unknown Known' finds Donald Rumsfeld free of self-doubt

     Review: 'The Unknown Known' finds Donald Rumsfeld free of self-doubt
    If you know anything about gifted documentarian Errol Morris — or about recent secretaries of Defense for that matter — comparing his new film, "The Unknown Known," with his earlier work, 2003's Oscar-winning "The Fog of War," is all but...
  • BBC Worldwide Pre-Sells 'The Honorable Woman' to HBO Nordic

    PARIS- BBC Worldwide has pre-sold Hugo Blick's "The Honorable Woman," the politically-engaged series toplining Maggie Gyllenhaal, to HBO Nordic, ahead of the skein's word premiere at MipTV on April 7. The drama, which marks Gyllenhaal's first TV role,...
  • Aaron Paul's 'Hellion' Heading for Cannes

    VMI Worldwide has acquired Aaron Paul's drama "Hellion" for all international territories and will introduce the movie during the Cannes Film Market. Directed by Kat Candler, "Hellion" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and played at South by...
  • Jason Bateman On Board Lego Documentary

    Jason Bateman has signed on to narrate "Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary," which will have its world premiere April 20 at the Tribeca Film Festival. Daniel Junge and Kief Davidson directed the film, which explores the impact of the Lego brick and...
  • Fox's Batman Prequel Finds Its Future Riddler

    Fox's "Gotham" has found another villain. Cory Michael Smith will play Edward Nygma (also known as the man who would become the Riddler) in the drama that explores the origin story of eventual Gotham police commissioner James Gordon (Ben McKenzie)....