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  • SXSW Film Review: 'Chef'

    Foodies who feasted on "Big Night," "Babette's Feast" and "Eat Drink Man Woman" may flock to "Chef," a lightweight but high-calorie confection in which the actors often run the risk of being upstaged by all manner of scrumptious-looking cuisine. Written...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Picks Up 'Fargo' Series

    LONDON -- Channel 4 has acquired the U.K. premiere broadcast rights to "Fargo," the 10-part television series inspired by the Coen brothers' film. It will air in the spring. The series is an original adaptation by scribe Noah Hawley ("Bones," "The...
  • Aubrey Plaza Joins Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Aubrey Plaza will play the lead female role in Hal Hartley's long-planned dark comedy "Ned Rifle." Production is scheduled to begin in April in New York City. Plaza will play Susan, the long lost flame of Henry Fool in the third and final chapter of...
  • 'Chef,' 'Veronica Mars' film set to premiere at South by Southwest

    'Chef,' 'Veronica Mars' film set to premiere at South by Southwest
    Jon Favreau’s restaurant comedy “Chef,” Rob Thomas’ crowd-funded “Veronica Mars” movie and a documentary about zombies in film and popular culture will premiere at the 21st edition of the South by Southwest Film...
  • 'Fargo' limited series adds Bob Odenkirk and Kate Walsh

    'Fargo' limited series adds Bob Odenkirk and Kate Walsh
    FX's upcoming "Fargo" limited series is rounding out its cast, and has added some notable names, including "Breaking Bad's" Bob Odenkirk and Kate Walsh of "Private Practice." In case you've been crossing your fingers that AMC's "Breaking Bad" follow-up,...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Gods Behaving Badly'

    The Greek gods always behaved badly, but in producer Marc Turtletaub's remarkably feeble helming debut, they're merely insipid, despite a heaven-sent cast grossly squandered on the kind of bland comedy reminiscent of 1970s TV series like "Love, American...
  • TV Review: American Experience's '1964′

    For those who want to better understand the roots of the U.S.' current social, cultural and political discord, "1964" is must-see TV. That's because unlike a lot of arbitrary anniversaries, the events of a half-century ago clearly echo through the present...
  • Batman Backlash: Ben Affleck Has Nothing on Michael Keaton

    Comic-book fans have an understandable fear of not being taken seriously, particularly when it comes to a signature character like Batman, who has been subjected to no end of camp treatment and abuse (sorry, Adam West) through the years. Still, the...
  • Toronto: Toni Collette Starrer 'Lucky Them' Finds Winning Team

    "Lucky Them," the latest from "Eden" helmer Megan Griffiths, charmed auds and potential buyers at its world premiere in Toronto Friday night, thanks to its breezy banter and the appealing, oddball pairing of Toni Collette -- as a whiskey-drinking rock...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Lucky Them'

    The journey proves as rewarding as the destination in "Lucky Them," a low-key charmer starring Toni Collette as a rock critic searching for the musician who mysteriously vanished 10 years earlier, abandoning her and his many fans. That may sound like a...
  • 'Love, Marilyn' -- HBO presents an unusual look at the star

    "SO, HOW did you get all these big stars to participate in this documentary?" I asked Liz Garbus, the director of "Love, Marilyn," which appears on HBO June 17. Garbus replied, "One word -- Marilyn! Every person I approached wanted in, as soon as they...
  • Ron Howard provides the big 'Rush' at the movies as summer ends

    "EXCUSE ME, please. But could you keep it down?" "Oh, sure." Ten minutes later: "I'm so sorry, but honestly, your chatter is distracting me." "Gee, I didn't realize." This civilized exchange was conducted during the opening 20 minutes of the new Ron...