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  • '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations

    '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations
    Slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" and 1970s con-artist caper "American Hustle" led the Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday with seven nods each, fortifying their frontrunner positions ahead of the Oscars. In the coveted best drama...
  • Fred Melamed is well-versed in 'In a World ...'

    Fred Melamed is well-versed in 'In a World ...'
    One in a series of occasional articles about the lives and careers of character actors in Hollywood. Fred Melamed's timing has always been a bit askew. Melamed didn't marry until he was 42. He didn't become the father of twin boys until he was 47. And...
  • New York Film Festival Unveils Lineup

    The 51st New York Film Festival has tapped 35 films, an unusually large number for this tightly curated Gotham fest, to comprise a main slate that mixes a strong contingent of comedies, plus an animated pic, in with the traditional array of serious-minded...
  • Studiocanal Taps Anna Marsh As International Film Sales Head

    Anna Marsh has been tapped head of international film sales of Studiocanal. The appointment follows the ankling of Harold Van Lier, who was exec VP of international distribution and is now sailing to eOne, to head up its international film division from...
  • Bob Odenkirk, Glenn Howerton Join FX's 'Fargo'

    FX has smartly grabbed a bit of "Breaking Bad's" afterglow for its limited-series redo of "Fargo," tapping Bob Odenkirk for a supporting role. Glenn Howerton of FXX's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," Kate Walsh and Oliver Platt are also joining...
  • John Goodman finds kindred spirits in Coen brothers

    John Goodman finds kindred spirits in Coen brothers
    John Goodman has long been the go-to guy for Joel and Ethan Coen when they need a big man to negotiate long, twisty monologues and blow his stack when necessary. (And it inevitably is.) In "Raising Arizona," "Barton Fink," "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"...
  • First photos from Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'

    First photos from Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken'
    With the time-skipping rom-com "About Time" opening this weekend in theaters, photos were just released that include its rising star, Domhnall Gleeson, on the set of "Unbroken." The second feature directed by Angelina Jolie, the film began production...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Star Oscar Isaac Compares Coens to Chekhov at AFI Fest Closing

    After a week of musicals and dramas, the AFI Fest ended with a bit of both when the Institute closed its annual celebration with a screening of Joel and Ethan Coen's folk music-tinged drama, "Inside Llewyn Davis," Nov. 14 at Hollywood's TCL Chinese. "I...
  • AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene

     AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene
    With a calendar date falling just as studios are desperately trying to secure some awards-season traction for their Oscar hopefuls, the AFI Fest has no trouble booking its share of glamorous galas and high-profile events. This year's festival, which...
  • Cannes 2013: Palme d'Or goes to 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'

     Cannes 2013: Palme d'Or goes to 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'
    CANNES, France — The hometown favorite won big time at the Festival de Cannes on Sunday night as France's "Blue Is the Warmest Color" walked off with the Palme d'Or. In a highly unusual step, jury president Steven Spielberg announced that the...
  • High hopes for 'Lone Ranger,' but westerns don't always score

    High hopes for 'Lone Ranger,' but westerns don't always score
    Disney's "Lone Ranger" is opening wide this week with hopes of striking gold, but projections suggest box office glory might be more of a mirage, even while featuring the world's most bankable star. Although they're considered a quintessential...