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  • Cate Blanchett Caught in the Woody Allen Crossfire

    With Oscar voting scheduled to begin next Friday, the 1992 molestation charges against "Blue Jasmine" director Woody Allen couldn't have resurfaced at a worse time. The Sony Classics feature is nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Actress...
  • Can Oscar documentary nominee '20 Feet' prevail over darker matter?

    "Searching for Sugar Man," the absorbing investigation into the whereabouts of an elusive '70s singer-songwriter, won the Academy Award for feature documentary last year. It was the first time that the entire body of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
  • 007 Creator Drama 'Fleming' Spies Sales with BBC Worldwide

    LONDON -- BBC Worldwide, the distribution arm of the U.K. broadcaster, has pre-sold British dramas "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" and "Quirke" to a raft of broadcasters around the world ahead of their transmission in the U.K. "Fleming," which is...
  • Netflix Plans 'Substantial' European Expansion in 2014

    Bienvenue and willkommen, Netflix? The Internet streaming leader is gearing up to take Europe by storm, with possible launches in France and Germany this year, as Netflix announced plans to greatly boost its presence on the continent. "We plan later this...
  • A world view on drinking

    A world view on drinking
    "The Wet and the Dry: A Drinker's Journey" Crown, $25 Novelist and journalist Lawrence Osborne is a veteran traveler and a veteran drinker. In this entertaining travel essay/memoir, he combines both of his loves with a combination of sparkling prose...
  • Oscar's Foreign Language Hopefuls Demonstrate Global, Topical Diversity

    Oscar foreign-language film nominations have in the past tended to be dramas centering around families, the Holocaust or both. European countries, meanwhile, have tended to dominate the race. This year the nominations are more diverse, with the films...
  • '100-Year-Old-Man' Takes Over Swedish Box Office

    A quirky and adventurous geriatric is running roughshod over the Swedish box office. Felix Herngren's "The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared," released by Disney Nordic on 400 screens Dec. 25, has passed the 1 million-...
  • Scandinavian Cinema: Genre Pics Get Their Profile

    With Scandinavian auteur-driven genre films gaining traction overseas, Profile Pictures, a fairly young Copenhagen-based shingle, is emerging as one of the most interesting Scandinavian players. The banner, founded by Jacob Jarek, Ditte Milsted and...
  • Dale T. Mortensen, 1939-2014

     Dale T. Mortensen, 1939-2014
    Dale T. Mortensen, a professor of economics at Northwestern University, pioneered an approach to studying labor markets that led to a better understanding of unemployment. His research was aimed at answering questions like why people can be unemployed...
  • New 'Giselle' production a pas de deux between friends

    New 'Giselle' production a pas de deux between friends
    NEW YORK — Between them, Ethan Stiefel and Johan Kobborg have performed in dozens of "Giselle" productions over the years. Kobborg alone estimates he's danced in 25 versions of the beloved Romantic classic, created in 1841. So when these stellar...
  • Oscar 2014 nominations reflect a sea change in academy's attitude

    Oscar 2014 nominations reflect a sea change in academy's attitude
    If, as has been said, the movie business is like a giant tanker ship that can't change course on a dime, this year's Oscar nominations show an organization in the midst of making that kind of adjustment in direction, moving slowly but steadily from the...
  • Review: 'Hamlet,' as postwar soap opera

    Review: 'Hamlet,' as postwar soap opera
    Actor-turned-first-time-director Bruce Ramsay recasts "Hamlet" as a soap opera, setting Shakespeare's tragedy in post-World War II London instead of medieval Denmark, eschewing any mention of the play's encroaching war with Norway and compressing...