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The new trailer for Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” shows an up-from-his-bootstraps man moving, Zelig-like, through U.S. presidential history, demonstrating how “one man overcame his past.” But for at least one of the actors...
After enjoying what it says were record revenue and earnings in 2012, Millennium Entertainment, the distribution arm of Avi Lerner’s Nu Image, is on the auction block. Millennium Chief Executive Bill Lee said in a news release Monday that Los...
This post has been corrected. See below for details.With its loose, freewheeling style, the unassuming "Gimme the Loot" has already led something of a charmed life. The film picked up the grand jury prize when it premiered at the South by Southwest film festival last year, going on to play the...
Searching for Sugar Man Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday Detroit-based singer-songwriter Sixto Diaz Rodríguez couldn't get any airplay in the U.S. in the '70s with his soulful, political folk-rock, but his 1970 album,...
Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis and the acclaimed documentary "Bully" will be receiving special awards in January. Day-Lewis, who is currently starring as the 16th president in Steven Spielberg's epic "Lincoln," is the recipient of...
24 FramesOscar-winning screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher ("Precious") is helping to give filmmakers a rare opportunity to turn his words into a short movie through a contest announced Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival. Participants must submit their...
Viola Davis has long considered herself a cynic. It's a reflection of the 16 years she has spent in an industry that does little to support the career of black women. It's being a part of a Hollywood that continually asks her to play the "urban single...
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Lions Gate Chief Executive Officer Jon Feltheimer has purchased a Holmby Hills estate bordering the Los Angeles Country Club for $9,812,500. The Mediterranean home sits alongside a fairway in a row of houses that includes Candy Spelling's residence and...
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Gold Derby nuggets: 'Shutter Island' goes for kudos | 'Glee,' 'Modern Family' win Humanitas | Update on Oscar race for docusGold Derbyâ¢ Don't make the mistake of thinking "Shutter Island" is shut out of this Oscar race just because it's no longer in movie theaters. Paramount sent out invites this week to academy and guild members to attend screenings in six areas: Los Angeles, San...
"The Hurt Locker," a gritty, challenging and little-seen drama about bomb disposal in the Iraq war, was the leading winner with six Academy Awards on Sunday night, including best picture and the first directing honor for a female filmmaker. Academy Award...
Television CriticAn hour into the telecast of the 82nd Academy Awards, you couldn't help but hope that somewhere backstage at the Kodak Theatre someone was waving a script and yelling: "Tempo, people, tempo." Despite everyone's best efforts, this year's Oscars seemed...
In this interview series, we ask famous free thinkers to recast the Oscars in their own image. Let's give a big Oscar night welcome to Canadian cartoonist, film critic and filmmaker Rick Trembles. Rick Trembles' illustrated movie review column Motion...
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