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  • Robert Duvall goes back to Texas for his latest role

    Robert Duvall goes back to Texas for his latest role
    AUSTIN, Texas — Robert Duvall first came to Texas when he was 10, a San Diego military brat on a visit to his mother's family. It would be his first time on a horse, and his first encounter with the people he would later come to know so well....
  • City Lights Bookstore has the true beat of San Francisco

     City Lights Bookstore has the true beat of San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO — To get to one of the spiritual centers of San Francisco — a perfect microcosm of the city of evergreen revolutions — turn left after the high-rising office buildings downtown, saunter past Francis Ford Coppola's emerald-...
  • Richard Linklater Nabs SFIFF's Founder's Directing Award

    Filmmaker Richard Linklater will be the recipient of the 2014 Founder's Directing Award at the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival. The "Dazed and Confused" writer and director will be honored for his expansive body of work which includes...
  • Inside Wes Anderson's eccentric aesthetic

    Inside Wes Anderson's eccentric aesthetic
    Wes Anderson came to Chicago at the beginning of the month to promote his new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel." He arrived by train, stopping on his way from Los Angeles to New York, where he lives. He even had his own private train car. Now, you might...
  • A magical world at Francis Ford Coppola's luxe resorts in Belize

     A magical world at Francis Ford Coppola's luxe resorts in Belize
    MOUNTAIN PINE RIDGE FOREST RESERVE, Belize — As Hummingbird Highway carves away from Belize's resort-laden sands, pavement dissolves into rutted dirt tracks and the dense jungle canopy starts to press in from all sides. The tallest buildings pushing...
  • Kenneth Gagnon, movie set carpenter, 1934-2014

     Kenneth Gagnon, movie set carpenter, 1934-2014
    In a memorable scene from the 1989 comedy "Uncle Buck," John Candy makes pancakes for Macaulay Culkin's birthday that are so large he needs a snow shovel to flip them. Kenneth Gagnon, a master carpenter and veteran of Chicago movie sets, made the...
  • Alfonso Cuaron's DGA Win: Y Tu Oscar Tambien? (Analysis)

    As widely predicted, Alfonso Cuaron took home the top prize at Saturday's Directors Guild Awards for Warner Bros.' "Gravity," making his Oscar chances seem even stronger as director. But the big question is whether this prize will translate into a best-...
  • Music review: A tale of two Polands by the L.A. Philharmonic

    Music review: A tale of two Polands by the L.A. Philharmonic
    Krzysztof Urbanski, the rising young Polish conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony, returned Saturday night to the Los Angeles Philharmonic, seemingly bent upon showing how polarized Polish music can be. It would be hard to come up with a more...
  • Gia Coppola's 'Palo Alto,' Based on James Franco's Stories, Set for May 9 Release

    Tribeca Film has dated "Palo Alto," the debut feature from Gia Coppola, for a May 9 opening in New York and Los Angeles, followed by a national release. Palo Alto screened last year in the Venice, Telluride and Toronto film festivals and Tribeca Film...
  • ACE Eddie Awards: Heritage Award Honoree Randy Roberts

    The American Cinema Editors (ACE) has announced that former ACE president Randy Roberts will be honored with the org's Heritage Award at this year's Eddies kudos ceremony on Feb. 7. Roberts, who has served on the board of directors since 1996, was ACE VP...
  • Paul Greengrass to Receive American Cinema Editors' Filmmaker of the Year Award

    "Captain Phillips" director Paul Greengrass will be feted by the American Cinema Editors with its filmmaker of the year award. The Golden Eddie will be presented at the 64th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. ACE will also...
  • DGA nominations: Is there not enough of a good thing?

    Here’s how strong these past few months have been for cinema. If you took the new movies of five top directors who didn’t make DGA’s list of nominees Tuesday—say, Spike Jonze, the Coen brothers, Alexander Payne, J.C. Chandor and...