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Updated: October 22, 2014 12:17:18 PM PDT
The 28th Israel Film Festival starts Thursday with an opening-night gala at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. Screenings commence Friday at the Town Center in Encino and Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hill   Read More...
 
Movies about corruption, gang violence, honor killing and war took prizes Saturday as the London Film Festival recognized cinema that confronts the harsh realities of our world.   Read More...
 
The bloody World War II drama "Fury" blew past "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend.   Read More...
 
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Here's our take on four new films released this week: 'Birdman' - one of the best pictures of the year; 'Fury' makes a fine B-movie vehicle for Wardaddy Brad Pitt; 'Housebound' a clever and claustrophobic thriller; 'Book of Life' offers up a Mexican tale told in animated Mexican colors ...   Read More...
 
The most memorable animated films devote equal energies to storytelling ingenuity and eye-popping visuals. Jorge R. Gutierrez's "The Book of Life" balances both, creating glorious new worlds through words and imagery. The result is an enchanting 3-D family film timed for upcoming Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festivities.   Read More...
 
The story behind Justin Simien's "Dear White People" is like a millennial cineaste's dream come true.   Read More...
 
Quick, name your favorite tank movie. Not that easy, huh? Unless you've caught the World War II-era Humphrey Bogart vehicle "Sahara" on a classic film channel, there aren't that many to choose from.   Read More...
 
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Four new films couldn't catch "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend. The Fox thriller starring Ben Affleck as a man whose wife goes missing is poised to top the box office for a second week with $26.8 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.   Read More...
 
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Here's our take on four new movies out this week: Downey and Duvall battle in 'The'Judge' ... Murray delights as curmudgeonly 'Vincent' ... 'Whiplash' moves to a riveting beat ... 'Alexander' a nice, pleasant, not bad, perfectly fine movie ...   Read More...
 
Film Independent announced today that it is producing the 2014 Sloan Film Summit taking place November 14 - November 16 at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles   Read More...
 
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CONCRETE NIGHT marks Finnish director Pirjo's Honkasalo's return to fiction, following years of internationally acclaimed documentaries.   Read More...
 
Comedian Cristela Alonzo has an interesting real-life story, but her new sitcom, which she says is loosely based on her life, will depend a lot on audiences taking to her likable personality.   Read More...
 
A half-dozen companies will soon be able to use drones in movie and television production, thanks to exemptions granted Thursday by the Federal Aviation Administration.   Read More...
 
Cantinflas (2014)

The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood.

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"Frontera" is a mystery with a social conscience. Set along the Arizona-Mexico border, the film examines immigration issues, racism and the law while its principals seek the truth about the death of a beloved American.   Read More...
 
What's better than good movies and delicious food for a date night?   Read More...
 
Despite its flawless superhero pedigree, there's always been apprehension about "Guardians of the Galaxy."   Read More...
 
The Batmobile made its first appearance in Detective Comics No. 27, the first Batman story; it originally was a simple red convertible with no special features. The vehicles went through many changes over the years in the comics, adding batlike designs and accessories.   Read More...
 
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NEW YORK - Eli Wallach, the raspy-voiced character actor who starred in dozens of movies and Broadway plays over a remarkable and enduring career and earned film immortality as a conniving, quick-on-the-draw bandit in the classic Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," has died. He was 98.   Read More...
 
 
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