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  • Watch: First Trailer for Ryan Reynolds' 'The Captive'

    The first official trailer for director Atom Egoyan's "The Captive" has been released online. Set in the snowy heights of northern Ontario, the film stars Ryan Reynolds as Matthew, father to a girl who mysteriously disappears one day, only to turn up...
  • CANNES: A24 Acquires Ryan Reynolds-Starrer 'The Captive'

    A24, in partnership with DirecTV, has picked up U.S. rights to Atom Egoyan's thriller "The Captive," starring Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson, Mireille Enos, Kevin Durand and Bruce Greenwood. "The Captive" is screening in competition at the...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Captive'

    Atom Egoyan's 14th feature tells a tale of lost children and grieving parents unfolding under wintry gray skies, but otherwise we're about as far removed from the mastery of "The Sweet Hereafter" as we could be in "The Captive," a ludicrous abduction...
  • An un-captivating 'Captive' at Cannes

    An un-captivating 'Captive' at Cannes
    "The Sweet Hereafter" isn't the only good film on Canadian writer-director Atom Egoyan's resume. But it has been too long since Egoyan, a Cannes Film Festival favorite, asserted his talent in strong dramatic fashion.  We'll have to wait a while longer....
  • Cannes 2014: Atom Egoyan's 'The Captive' performs a self-abduction

    Atom Egoyan is a filmmaker who can seem in perfect control of every frame. And yet, as anyone who’s seen the last 15 minutes of "Chloe" knows, sometimes the story seems all too in control of him. The Canadian director, who’s always...
  • CANNES: Jennifer Lawrence Dances and Sings at 'Hunger Games' Party

    The hot ticket at the Cannes Film Festival was the Saturday night "Hunger Games" party hosted by Lionsgate that was such an extravaganza it would make Jay Gatsby jealous. After receiving a Mockingjay pin, guests were transported by buses to a...
  • CANNES: Robert Pattinson Shares His Thoughts on Returning to 'Twilight'

    Whoever worried this year's Cannes Film Festival was short on stars only needed to take a stroll through the Vanity Fair Party on Saturday night at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, which looked like the Oscars in May. Justin Bieber shook hands with fans...
  • Cannes Prospects: 'Foxcatcher,' Inarritu's 'Birdman' Likely Headed to the Croisette

    A belated festival premiere for Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher" and a powerhouse showing for British filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Ken Loach -- plus appearances by other usual suspects such as David Cronenberg, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Nuri...
  • Cannes Unveils 2014 Official Selection Lineup

    Tommy Lee Jones, Bennett Miller, David Cronenberg and Atom Egoyan will square off with Jean-Luc Godard, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach and Michel Hazanavicius for the Palme d'Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, which unveiled its official selection...
  • Film Review: 'Barefoot'

    "It's 'Rain Man' with a sexy girl instead of Dustin Hoffman!" So likely went the pitch meeting for "Barefoot," a return to the cinema of adorable mental illness -- something that, like the killer in a slasher movie, always seems to lurch back to life just...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Inside the Actors Studio' on Bravo

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Inside the Actors Studio' on Bravo
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   -------------------...
  • Review: 'Barefoot' is no walk in the park, it's a stumble

    Review: 'Barefoot' is no walk in the park, it's a stumble
    The risible slab of screwball-inspired nonsense called "Barefoot" has the distinction of featuring what has to be the only female character no actress of any pedigree could ever make believable. We're introduced to blond, beautiful Daisy (Evan Rachel...