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Italian Arthouse Distributor Fil Rouge Media Makes Venice Debut With ‘Manglehorn’
New Italian arthouse distributor Fil Rouge Media is making its debut at Venice with three titles in the fest’s official selection: Kim Ki-duk’s “One on One,” Hong Sang-soo’s “Hill of Freed...
Venice: Steven Okazaki Directing Doc on Legendary Japanese Actor Toshiro Mifune
Prominent Japanese/American director Steven Okazaki is set to shoot “Mifune: Last Samurai,” a high-profile feature docu on Toshiro Mifune, the most prominent actor of Japan’s golden age of cinem...
Elvis Mitchell, UNICEF Help Launch Greenwich Film Fest
The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF. The fest wil...
Venice: ‘Game of Thrones’ Actress, Gabriel Byrne to Star in ‘Book of Vision’
Gabriel Byrne and Carice van Houten (“Game of Thrones”) are attached to star in “The Book of Vision,” a time-shifting fantasy/mystery centered around the history of the doctor/patient relation...
Venice: Al Pacino’s ‘The Humbling’ Scores Major Sales (EXCLUSIVE)
Top major territory distribs count among pre-sales struck by Millennium on Barry Levinson’s Al Pacino-starrer “The Humbling.” France’s Metropolitan Film Export, Italy’s Ambi, Lionsgate U.K.,...
Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Imitation Game’ Steals the Show From Reese Witherspoon and Jon Stewart in Telluride
The man who might have gotten the biggest boost from Friday's opening of the Telluride Film Festival, Benedict Cumberbatch of “The Imitation Game,” wasn't even there to enjoy his a...
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'Unbroken' Star Jack O'Connell On Empathizing With Prisoners, Becoming Louis Zamperini
The actor, starring in the Angelina Jolie-directed Oscar hopeful, can currently be seen in 'Starred Up'read more
‘November Man’ and ‘As Above’ Are No Match for ‘Guardians’ as Summer Draws to Close
Low-budget horror flick “As Above/So Below” and Pierce Brosnan thriller “November Man” won't put up much of a fight against box-office champ “Guardians of the Galaxy...
Box Office: ‘Guardians’ Becomes Year’s Top Film, Leads Labor Day Weekend
Leave it to a ragtag band of space crusaders to save the Labor Day weekend box office. “Guardians of the Galaxy” has edged out newcomers “The November Man” and “As Above, So Below” to once...
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'Far From Men' ('Loin des hommes'): Venice Review
Viggo Mortensen and Reda Kateb star in this Algeria-set Camus adaptation with Western touches from French director David Oelhoffen read more
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'X Factor' U.K. Season Debut Ratings Rise
Simon Cowell's return as a judge boosts the ITV show above its 2013 and 2012 premiere figuresread more
Amazon Pilots Ranked Best to Worst (Season 3): Whit Stillman & Steven Soderbergh Compete for Your Votes
While still trying to find their consensus breakout hit -- could it be "Transparent," set to debut in September, or perhaps "Bosch," expected in 2015? -- Amazon is pushing forward ...
Believe It or Not: ‘The Greatest American Hero’ Joins TV’s Parade of Remakes
Stephen J. Cannell’s “The Greatest American Hero” is suiting up for a revival at Fox, a network that didn’t exist during the show’s initial run on ABC in 1981-83. The qui...
Telluride Review: Benedict Cumberbatch Carries Uneven WWII Drama 'The Imitation Game'
The movies love to remind us that brilliant minds are often the most tortured. Far be it from Morten Tyldum to suggest any differently in "The Imitation Game," a World War II procedural deta...
Telluride Film Review: ‘The Imitation Game’
Nothing is encrypted in “The Imitation Game,” a veddy British biopic of prodigal mathematician and WWII codebreaker Alan Turing.
Telluride Review: Nick Broomfield's Powerful 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' Puts a Serial Killer in Unique Light
British documentarian Nick Broomfield is a frequent presence in his projects, which is often distracting when he has nothing to do with them. In "Tales of the Grim Sleeper," however, the ebu...
Venice Film Review: ‘Manglehorn’
Al Pacino does big and larger-than-life better than any thesp working today. But “Manglehorn” is a fragile, smaller-than-life portrait.
Vote for Project of the Week: Will It Be 'Power of Love,' 'Song the Zombie Sang,' 'Florence' or 'Kitty's 9 Lives'?
The winning filmmaker will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and will become a candidate for Project of the Month. That winner will be awarded with a creative consultation...
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Venice: Al Pacino Speaks About Depression
‘The Humbling’ director Barry Levinson also shares memories of Robin Williamsread more
Review: ‘The Two Faces of January,’ Starring Oscar Isaac and Viggo Mortensen, Is Not Your Typical Patricia Highsmith Adaptation
[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies On Demand in support of Indie Film Month. Today's pick is "The Two Faces of January," which...

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