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  • How 'American Hustle' Conned the Critics

    For months, the entertainment press has been writing about Martin Scorsese's travails to bring his sprawling true-crime comedy "The Wolf of Wall Street" in by year's end, so the film could compete in an already overcrowded Oscar derby. And while the...
  • With 'American Hustle,' David O. Russell closes a chapter

    Film trilogies these days tend to be epic, “Hobbit”-like affairs, the mythology of one film quite literally picked up and furthered in the next, and often in a world not exactly resembling our own. But trilogies also sometimes come in more...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's 'American Hustle': Can it be a mass-appeal hit?

    Jennifer Lawrence's 'American Hustle': Can it be a mass-appeal hit?
    As you read this, David O. Russell's new movie "American Hustle" is, like that giant vat of caloric popcorn, going down at a theater near you. In fact it's going down at 2,507 theaters near someone, a  remarkable number for a man who makes wry sideways...
  • Christian Bale delivers straight talk on his 'American Hustle' con man

     Christian Bale delivers straight talk on his 'American Hustle' con man
    Sometimes, when adapting history for the big screen, a few fabrications are required. Take, for example, Irving Rosenfeld, the schlubby Bronx huckster Christian Bale plays in the period caper "American Hustle." A consummate swindler with a fondness...
  • Martin Scorsese and Steve McQueen among DGA award nominees

    Martin Scorsese and Steve McQueen among DGA award nominees
    Martin Scorsese earned his ninth Directors Guild of America Award nomination Tuesday morning for outstanding directorial achievement in feature film for  "The Wolf of Wall Street," his controversial dark comedy about a hedonistic stockbroker. Scorsese,...
  • 20 Movies We're Dying to See This Fall

    Aug 22 (TheWrap.com) - Fall is just around the corner, bringing a mixture of Oscar-contenders and holiday blockbusters geared to both the arthouse and Comic-Con set. On the serious side, just the list of directors is enough to get cinephiles salivating:...
  • Mark Wahlberg finally sells his Beverly Hills-area mansion

    Mark Wahlberg finally sells his Beverly Hills-area mansion
    Mark Wahlberg has sold his home in the 90210 ZIP Code for $12.995 million – a million dollars less than the actor-producer was asking when he listed it two years ago. The contemporary Mediterranean estate, built in 1985, has been updated...
  • David O. Russell invites filmgoers to his latest enchanted world

    David O. Russell invites filmgoers to his latest enchanted world
    Has Duke Ellington ever saved your life? David O. Russell knows the answer to that particular question because Ellington's music has rescued him many times. It happened yesterday. It'll probably happen again tomorrow. And it also happens near the...
  • Why Reality-Based Films are Flooding the Oscar Race

    The line between fiction and reality keeps getting blurrier. So it's little surprise that there are twice as many reality-based films currently vying for awards attention as last year, when one of those, "Argo," took home the best picture Oscar. Even...
  • Film Review: 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa'

    If the "Jackass" movies have always spit exuberantly in the face of age and mortality, it's fitting that co-creators Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze and Jeff Tremaine have now given us one devoted to Knoxville's octogenarian alter ego, Irving Zisman....
  • Home sale brings pain and gain to Mark Wahlberg

    Home sale brings pain and gain to Mark Wahlberg
    Mark Wahlberg has sold his home in the 90210 ZIP Code for $12.995 million — $1 million less than the actor-producer was asking when he listed it two years ago. The contemporary Mediterranean estate, built in 1985, has been updated throughout its...
  • Actors Playing Real-Life People Abound in Awards Films

    True stories have always attracted the attention of Hollywood, but perhaps no year in recent memory has seen so many prominent actors playing real people. From Matthew McConaughey's turn as Ron Woodroof in "Dallas Buyers Club" to Leonardo DiCaprio...