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  • 2014 Summer movie preview

    2014 Summer movie preview
    Is Chicago having a big year at the movies or what? One of the spring's biggest films ("Divergent") was set here, filmed here and based on a book by a local author. Now two of summer's biggest movies, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Jupiter...
  • CANNES: Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment Secures $50 Million

    Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment has secured $50 million in a combination of corporate and production credit facilities from First Republic Bank. The coin will be used to continue Electric's expansion of TV and feature film production along with...
  • 'Mean Girls' 10-year anniversary: Where are they now?

    'Mean Girls' 10-year anniversary: Where are they now?
    When we last saw the "Mean Girls" crew, Cady Heron had learned a lesson and the "Plastics" -- Gretchen Wieners, Karen Smith and Regina George -- had split up and gone their separate ways.  But what have Lindsay Lohan, Lacey Chabert, Amanda Seyfried...
  • Peaches Geldof death: Heroin use played a likely 'role'

    Peaches Geldof death: Heroin use played a likely 'role'
    Peaches Geldof's death was probably caused at least in part by heroin, according to testimony delivered Thursday in Britain at an inquest into her passing. "Recent use of heroin and the levels identified were likely to have played a role in her death," ...
  • National Enquirer leaving Boca for New York

    The National Enquirer is leaving Boca Raton and returning to its first home of New York City. Most staff members have been moved to other roles in the parent company, American Media Inc., said spokesman Eric Klee. He did not identify the number. AMI...
  • Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release

    Cannes 'Foxcatcher' bow bodes well for fall release
    Prior to this year’s Cannes Film Festival the director Bennett Miller asserted himself as a major, stealthy talent attuned to minor-key, observant portraits of American success stories with an asterisk, a hidden price tag. Miller followed his...
  • Home theater: 'Her' makes bizarre seem plausible

    Her Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning May 13 Writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is the best kind of bait-and-switch. Pitched as a quirky comedy about a heartbroken dweeb (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls in love with his...
  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn Movie, Philip Seymour Hoffman Pic Play at Edinburgh Fest

    LONDON -- Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival line-up, which was unveiled by artistic director Chris Fujiwara Wednesday, includes 156 feature films from 47 countries. The festival, which runs from June 18 to 29, will include 11 world premieres, eight...
  • I miss you, Philip Seymour Hoffman

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, who recently passed away, sure didn't look like a movie star. He wasn't handsome, was chubby and was somewhat slovenly in his appearance. But boy could he act! Whether in a big or small role, he really lit up the screen, making...
  • Dennis Farina in 'Authors Anonymous,' one of his final films

    Dennis Farina in 'Authors Anonymous,' one of his final films
    The 86th Academy Awards were presented on March 2, and if you were among the estimated 43.7 million people watching the event on television you heard Jared Leto give an emotional speech accepting his best supporting actor Oscar and listened to John...
  • WATCH: Philip Seymour Hoffman's Hunts a Terrorist in 'A Man Most Wanted'

    The late Philip Seymour Hoffman lives on in the new trailer for "A Man Most Wanted," one of the actor's final films. Hoffman plays the role of Gunter Bachmann, a German spy tracking terrorist activity in Hamburg. "German intelligence needs a job to be...
  • Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?

     Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?
    The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman last week, apparently of a heroin overdose, says a lot about the epidemic of opiate abuse gripping the United States. That epidemic, which I've spent the last year researching for a forthcoming book, is rooted in a...