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  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • Patrick Wolf to Score Chris Colfer Pic about Noel Coward

    LONDON -- English singer-songwriter Patrick Wolf has attached to score B Good Picture Company's ï¬ lm about the early life of Noel Coward, in which "Glee" star Chris Colfer plays Coward. The pic is scripted by playwright Martin Sherman ("Bent," "Mrs...
  • Buzzy Irish Titles at Cannes

    The Canal Director: Ivan Kavanagh Production company: Park Films Cast: Rupert Evans, Antonia Campbell Hughes, Hannah Hoekstra Logline: Thriller that relates the sinister history of a home where a murder had taken place at the turn of the century. Status:...
  • Complete list of Summer Sneaks films

    APRIL 30 The M Word At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
  • Review: 'Decoding Annie Parker' traces discovery of breast cancer gene

    "Decoding Annie Parker," starring Samantha Morton and Helen Hunt, traces the discovery of the breast cancer gene through the lives of two women — one who carries it, one who uncovers it. Based on two true stories, this modest indie with major...
  • Review: Spike Jonze's 'Her' shows love's perils — in any form

    Review: Spike Jonze's 'Her' shows love's perils — in any form
    Spike Jonze has a knack for disturbing our peace, and his new film "Her" does that with a vengeance. A different and daring futuristic tale starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, "Her" is a look at the pleasures and perils of new technology...
  • Joaquin Phoenix and Spike Jonze connect to 'Her'

    Joaquin Phoenix and Spike Jonze connect to 'Her'
    Joaquin Phoenix refused to hug it out. On an overcast November afternoon, in a $13-million Hollywood home with a skyline view stretching from downtown L.A. to the Palos Verdes peninsula, the notoriously press-averse actor was throwing a fit of pique...
  • Scarlett Johansson found her Siri-esque character in 'Her' liberating

     Scarlett Johansson found her Siri-esque character in 'Her' liberating
    Deep in post-production on his weird but wonderful sci-fi romance "Her" this past March, Spike Jonze made the difficult decision to — as the old editing edict goes — kill one of his darlings. The nuanced vocal performance turned in by...
  • Scarlett Johansson in 'Her': Can she pull off an Oscar run?

    Scarlett Johansson in 'Her': Can she pull off an Oscar run?
    It’s not easy, in the noisy burble of modern cinema, for actors to capture our attention — let alone the  attention of award voters — when they’re keeping silent on screen. When it does happen, it’s usually because the...
  • Five days of 'Her': Editing Samantha in (and out)

    Five days of 'Her': Editing Samantha in (and out)
    As smoothly as it plays on the screen, making “Her” was hardly an easy feat. As our interviews with the Spike Jonze film’s costume designer, production designer, cinematographer and assistant director over the past week suggest, there...
  • Samantha Morton-Helen Hunt's 'Decoding Annie Parker' Gets U.S. Distribution (EXCLUSIVE)

    Entertainment One Films has secured U.S. distribution rights to medical drama "Decoding Annie Parker," which stars Samantha Morton, Helen Hunt and Aaron Paul. The film will be released day-and-date in theaters and VOD in the summer. The story centers on...
  • 'Her': Spike Jonze Brings His Singular Vision to the Year's Most Offbeat Romance

    Much has been made of the vocal performance that Scarlett Johansson delivers as the title character in Spike Jonze's latest film, "Her," about a computer operating system named Samantha who falls for her human owner Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix)....