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  • TIFF 2013: Actors James Franco, Jason Bateman, more try directing

    TIFF 2013: Actors James Franco, Jason Bateman, more try directing
    TORONTO — The entertainment world these days is filled with hyphenates: bubble-gum pop queens trying their hands at acting, film auteurs flocking to cable TV. At the Toronto International Film Festival this year, a different trend was on display, as...
  • Best of Toronto: Variety Critics Look Past the Oscar Hype

    PETER DEBRUGE: Looking back on 11 days and several hundred movies, it's somewhat disheartening to realize this is the year that Oscar hype all but overwhelmed the Toronto Film Festival. Things have been gradually building up to this, considering that...
  • 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...
  • Italy Renews Production Tax Incentives, Including for Foreign Films

    The Italian government has approved a decree renewing the country's film production incentives, including a 25% tax credit for foreign productions. The crucial vote follows the recent loss of millions of dollars in foreign spend in Italy for fear that...
  • 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' and NC-17 ratings in history

    This week, "Blue Is the Warmest Color," the sexually explicit lesbian love story that won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, becomes the latest high-profile movie to be released with an NC-17 rating from the Motion Picture Assn. of America. ...
  • Danny Elfman and his film scores taking center stage at Nokia Theatre

    Danny Elfman and his film scores taking center stage at Nokia Theatre
    Inside Studio Della Morte, the Los Angeles compound where Danny Elfman spends much of his professional life, antique dolls, skulls and leering puppets coexist with deranged fairy tale paintings by Mark Ryden and mesmerizing Diane Arbus photographs. The...
  • 'Diana' the movie: Not bad, but not that good either

    "YOU KNOW, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gives of herself. But they are not saints," said actor Edward James Olmos. Well, during no point in Hillary Clinton's lifetime has she ever been considered a saint. Princess Diana, however, even...
  • Sony Classics Buys Liam Neeson Starrer 'Third Person' for U.S., Germany, Scandinavia (EXCLUSIVE)

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S., German and Scandinavian rights to "Third Person," directed by Paul Haggis, two months after its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. Written and directed by Haggis, the film stars Liam Neeson, Kim...
  • 'The Electric Baby' at Rivendell Theatre ★★

    'The Electric Baby' at Rivendell Theatre ★★
    Rivendell Theatre is coming to the end of its first season in its new home on Chicago's North Side; it now inhabits a lovely, intimate storefront where the audience is but a few feet from the actors. I haven't seen all the shows there this year, but the...
  • ‘Man with the Iron Fists’: Rapper RZA makes jump to film director

     
    Call it a case of life imitating martial arts. On the Shanghai set of the kung fu saga “The Man ......
  • Lawrence Wright on 'Going Clear'

    Lawrence Wright on 'Going Clear'
    Covering the church beat takes on an entirely new dimension when that church is the Church of Scientology. Since its founding in 1954 by former pulp fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, the church has aggressively used the courts and public relations...
  • What to read in 2013

    What to read in 2013
    January Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...