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  • Review: Brilliant transformation of 'The Magic Flute'

    Review: Brilliant transformation of 'The Magic Flute'
    With its show-business staging of Mozart's "The Magic Flute" as a cheekily animated silent movie, Los Angeles Opera on Saturday night got what it very much needs. That this will be a hit goes without saying. But what this once pioneering company really...
  • Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center

    Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center
    Ethan Hawke has a taste for the macabre. More specifically: “Macbeth.” The actor will star as the king of Scotland in the Shakespeare tragedy at Lincoln Center this winter. Jack O'Brien, whom Hawke worked with on 2006/2007’s "The Coast...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Thor offers Loki a chance for revenge in new clip

     
    “Thor: The Dark World” doesn't open in theaters until Nov. 8, but a new clip from the upcoming Marvel sequel […]...
  • Watch: Trailer for new Tom Clancy film premieres [video]

    Watch: Trailer for new Tom Clancy film premieres [video]
    "What the hell is going on here?" Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) asks in the new trailer for the latest Tom Clancy-inspired movie, "Jack Ryan: Shadow One," which opens Christmas Day. Judging from the preview, director Kenneth Branagh ("Thor") and...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ gets Lego movie poster treatment

     
    Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark […]...
  • Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre

    Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre
    Rufus Norris, who began his career as an actor before turning to directing, has been tapped to succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of Britain's presitigious National Theatre. Norris is expected to assume his new role when Hytner steps down at...
  • Are older directors still making vital movies?

    Are older directors still making vital movies?
    Do movie directors, like fine wines, get better with age? That may sound like a frivolous question, but it has long been debated by critics as they weigh the relative merits of fiery young upstarts versus wise old veterans. The question takes on renewed...
  • With Tom Clancy death, an odd spot for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'

    With Tom Clancy death, an odd spot for 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'
    The death of a major creative figure is always a strange moment in Hollywood. It’s a time when, as with the passing of Tom Clancy on Tuesday, the legacy of that creator is remembered and lauded, as it should be. But it’s also a time when  more...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’: Chris Hemsworth, Malekith, Sif in new clips

     
    Chris Hemsworth's Thor is reunited with Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) in one of three new clips Marvel released from “Thor: […]...
  • J.K. Rowling: ‘Harry Potter’ spinoffs set stage for more movie magic

     
    The news that J.K. Rowling is developing a “Harry Potter” spinoff movie left many magic-loving Muggles feeling a bit like […]...
  • Kenneth Branagh's lauded 'Macbeth' is coming to U.S. cinemas

    Kenneth Branagh's lauded 'Macbeth' is coming to U.S. cinemas
    Kenneth Branagh is back in Bard territory with a new production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" that he stars in and co-directed with Rob Ashford at the Manchester International Festival in England. The production marks the first time Branagh has played the...