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  • U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion

    U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion
    BEIJING -- China’s box office has made its first $1 billion for the year, crossing the mark in the week that ended Sunday with some help from “Robocop.” Year-to-date box office receipts for the mainland -- the world’s second...
  • Review: 'Child's Pose' presents a savage mother-child reunion in a corrupt Romania

     Review: 'Child's Pose' presents a savage mother-child reunion in a corrupt Romania
    "Child's Pose" sounds like something simple and easy, but don't be fooled. This stunning film from Romania, exceptionally written, directed and acted and winner of the Berlin Film Festival's prestigious Golden Bear, is anything but uncomplicated. A...
  • Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio

    Wu Tianming dies at 74; Chinese director shook up state-run studio
    BEIJING — In the mid-1980s, Wu Tianming's star was on the rise. With China opening up to the world after the Cultural Revolution and Mao Tse-tung's death, he had found success as director of movies including "Life" and "The Old Well" and as the head...
  • Alain Resnais dies at 91; French New Wave filmmaker

    Alain Resnais dies at 91; French New Wave filmmaker
    Alain Resnais, the French filmmaker whose intellectual experiments with time, memory and imagination yielded such celebrated films as "Last Year at Marienbad," has died. He was 91. Resnais was editing drafts of his next project even from his hospital...
  • 'Child's Pose' a ferocious look at mother-son dynamic

     'Child's Pose' a ferocious look at mother-son dynamic
    If you missed the remarkable "Child's Pose" during its one week at the Nuart in West Los Angeles (it ends Thursday), the movie gods have given you a reprieve. This Romanian winner of the Berlin film festival's Golden Bear moves on Friday to Laemmle's...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

     Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known
    It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
  • 'Child's Pose': A director and a writer with some real mother issues

    'Child's Pose': A director and a writer with some real mother issues
    Romanian new-wave director Calin Peter Netzer ("Medal of Honor") and screenwriter Razvan Radulescu ("The Death of Mr. Lazarescu") were bouncing around ideas for a film about a dysfunctional family when they began talking about their own relationships with...
  • Review: 'Gloria's' portrait of older singles brims with authenticity

    Review: 'Gloria's' portrait of older singles brims with authenticity
    There is a naturalistic charm to the truth-telling going on in "Gloria," Chilean director Sebastian Lelio's near-perfect film about the very imperfect world of a divorced woman of a certain age. Starring the incomparable Paulina Garcia in every scene...
  • Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds is engaged to longtime girlfriend

    Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds is engaged to longtime girlfriend
    Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds is getting married again! The R&B icon is engaged to longtime girlfriend Nicole Pantenburg. The "When Can I See You Again" singer popped the question to Pantenburg after seven years together, Edmonds' rep confirmed to The...
  • David Cassidy's wife files for divorce after 23 years of marriage

    David Cassidy's wife files for divorce after 23 years of marriage
    David Cassidy's wife has filed for divorce after 23 years of marriage and 28 years together, according to reports out Tuesday morning. Sue Cassidy said the split from the onetime "The Partridge Family" star had been brewing for a while, reported TMZ,...
  • Shia LaBeouf brown-bags it at Berlin film festival

    Shia LaBeouf brown-bags it at Berlin film festival
    Remember, Shia LaBeouf is not famous anymore. And he's not about to let you forget it. The "Nymphomaniac" actor continued his sprint out of the spotlight by doing spotlight-grabbing things Sunday, including walking out of a media conference after...