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  • The lighter side of Alec Guinness

    The lighter side of Alec Guinness
    One cold night last year with too much time on my hands, I found myself tumbling down an Alec Guinness rabbit hole, streaming first the 1979 BBC miniseries adaptation of "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and then, the late hour be damned, continuing on with the...
  • Why 'Apes' Won't Be Enough to Turn Around the Summer Box Office

    Where have all the blockbusters gone? That's the question on Hollywood's lips as the summer box office pants its way past midpoint. With less than two months to go, this season's crop of tentpole films look shaky, despite a gorilla-sized $73 million...
  • 'Planet of the Apes' and the rise of the midstream director switch

    'Planet of the Apes' and the rise of the midstream director switch
    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is proving to be one highly evolved sequel, outperforming its well-regarded 2011 predecessor, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," with a better-than-expected $73-million opening weekend and excellent reviews to boot....
  • Disney's 'The Jungle Book' Finds its Mowgli in Newcomer Neel Sethi

    Disney has cast newcomer Neel Sethi as Mogwli in "The Jungle Book." Jon Favreau is directing the live action film from a script by Justin Marks. The 10-year-old Sethi, from New York, was chosen from among thousands of kids who auditioned for the role in...
  • Andy Serkis: Beneath the digital makeup, a box-office powerhouse

    Andy Serkis: Beneath the digital makeup, a box-office powerhouse
    Andy Serkis may be the only top-billed star in a summer blockbuster whom you wouldn't recognize if you passed him on the street. A master of motion capture, Serkis has made his name breathing life into digitally rendered characters such as Gollum,...
  • 'Boyhood' is Richard Linklater's crowning achievement as a filmmaker

    It started as "a narrative problem," writer-director Richard Linklater says. "How do you tell a story, with actors, over a long period of time? You can't re-cast it when you're catching up with somebody, year by year. The change in appearance would be too...
  • Archie’s death: CEO Jon Goldwater discusses iconic redhead’s sacrifice

     
    Riverdale's beloved scion Archie Andrews will be headed for that big Pop Tate's in the sky, as announced earlier this […]...
  • ‘Big Hero 6’: New trailer spotlights adorable robot action, humor

     
    “All right, let me get this straight: a man in a kabuki mask attacked you with an army of miniature […]...
  • Animation pioneer Jerry Rees to direct Marvel Experience

     
    Animation pioneer Jerry Rees will lead the creative team developing the Marvel Experience, a theme-park attraction expected to tour the […]...
  • ‘Big Hero 6′ voice cast set: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Maya Rudolph, more

     
    Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced the voices who will be behind the action heroes of “Big Hero 6,” the first […]...
  • For 'Planet of the Apes' ' Matt Reeves, several boyhood connections

    For 'Planet of the Apes' ' Matt Reeves, several boyhood connections
    When he was 13, Matt Reeves began directing homemade movies with a friend. The Los Angeles teenagers would collaborate on homages to the 1970s genre cinema all around them, making shorts that for Reeves included such childhood grandiosities as...
  • Emmy Awards: Five Predictions You Can Take to the Bank

    Here's a safe prediction: The Emmy Award nominations will elicit plenty of disgruntlement, along the lines of "What? No nomination for [fill in name of your favorite show here]? Those Emmy voters have their heads up their butts." The Internet has...