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  • Jano Rosebiani's pedestrian explorations of Kurdish culture

     Jano Rosebiani's pedestrian explorations of Kurdish culture
    San Marcos filmmaker Jano Rosebiani has two new films about Kurds — "Chaplin of the Mountains" and "One Candle, Two Candles," both of which open in Los Angeles this week, but to quite different effect. In "Chaplin of the Mountains," the Kurdish-...
  • Outfest 2014 unveils full lineup of LGBT films

    Outfest 2014 unveils full lineup of LGBT films
    Outfest, the LGBT film festival running July 10-20 at venues across Los Angeles, announced its complete programming lineup Wednesday, including movies starring Patrick Stewart (Stephen Belber's "Match"), America Ferrera (Ryan Piers Williams' "X/Y"), Robin...
  • Chicago's Mick Napier: Master of Annoyance

    Chicago's Mick Napier: Master of Annoyance
    Here's a story about Mick Napier that doesn't necessarily illuminate how he became one of improvisational comedy's guiding lights, a revered Second City director and the Annoyance Theatre founder who's about to open a spankin' new facility at Clark Street...
  • 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' Sequel in the Works

    Gold Circle and HBO Films have begun developing a sequel along with Playtone Productions to the box office hit "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" with stars Nia Vardalos and John Corbett set to return. Vardalos will write and star, with Playtone's Rita Wilson,...
  • Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as 'Late Show' host

    Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as 'Late Show' host
    When Stephen Colbert takes over for David Letterman as host of the “Late Show” on CBS next year, he will bring with him a career built on Chicago-style comedy. He will be the second major late-night talk show host, after fellow...
  • David O. Russell, Amy Adams Celebrate 'American Hustle'

    Hollywood continued to party Thursday before the Oscars as Vanity Fair and Chrysler celebrated David O. Russell and the cast of "American Hustle." The event was held at AGO restaurant in support of the Ghetto Film School, an org that Russell has...
  • David O. Russell, 'American Hustle' feted by Vanity Fair, Chrysler

    David O. Russell, 'American Hustle' feted by Vanity Fair, Chrysler
    The event: Vanity Fair, in conjunction with Chrysler, saluted writer/director David O. Russell and the cast of his film “American Hustle” on Thursday at Ago Restaurant in West Hollywood. The event was part of the magazine’s Campaign...
  • Nia Vardalos, Jason Dolley, Mark Boone Junior In 'Helicopter Mom' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Jason Dolley, Skyler Samuels ("Nine Lives of Chloe King"), Mark Boone Junior (Sons of Anarchy") and Nia Vardalos are starring in coming-of-age comedy "Helicopter Mom." Dolley ("Good Luck Charlie") stars as a high school students whose mother outs him...
  • U.S. Producer Teams With Taiwan Legend on 'Baby Steps'

    Stephen Israel, who produced Tribeca title "G.B.F.," has teamed with Taiwanese filmmaker Hsu Li-kong to make "Baby Steps" a cross-cultural drama that thematically picks up from Ang Li's "The Wedding Banquet." The $1.5 million co-venture pairs Israel's...
  • Nia Vardalos decides it's time to share

    Nia Vardalos decides it's time to share
    Nia Vardalos made an art of airing the family laundry. A delightful, bighearted, lucrative art. The Canadian-born, Second City-trained actress and writer netted Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," the 2002 film...
  • Judy Blume's road to 'Tiger Eyes' the movie and her next chapter

     Judy Blume's road to 'Tiger Eyes' the movie and her next chapter
    Lip balm for extra moisturizing? Check. Lactaid to help digest the occasional sweet? Check. Pocket mirror to ensure the pearly whites remain food-free? Check. Smartphone because you never know when an inspirational tweet will pop up? Check. Judy Blume...
  • 'For a Good Time, Call ... '

    Lauren Miller, who also co-wrote the movie, and Ari Graynor ("Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist") star in this expectedly edgy comedy as former college mates who aren't any better matched years after graduation. Nevertheless, they try to put their...