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Silver Screen Silver Linings: What Movies Changed Your Life?

Hurricane Oscar continues to gather strength, trampling everything in its path until it makes landfall at the Kodak Theatre on Sunday night. One …

6 Brilliant Portrayals of Editors on Film

Behind every good story is a good editor. Whether it be for a book, a newspaper, or a magazine, editors are the gatekeepers of information. They are …

5 Scenes Essential to The Great Gatsby's Cannes 2013 Debut

It’s official: Baz Luhrmann’s long-delayed, much-ballyhooed adaptation of <i>The Great Gatsby</i> has claimed its rightful spot kicking off the annual orgy …

Pop Culture Pop Quiz: Emma Watson's Tormented Romance with 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

With no shortage of shady rumors and grey area to spare, it’s hard to know what to believe about the secrecy-shrouded (or, more likely, gagged and …

Into the Darkness: A Look at 2013's Sci-Fi Offerings

As the “Twilight Saga” entered its final stages, Hollywood went to work on adapting Stephenie Meyer’s other popular novel, <i>The Host</i>. The story follows …

Christian Bale Will Play Moses For Ridley Scott's 'Exodus'

Is Christian Bale this generation's Charlton Heston? The actor has just agreed to play Moses in Ridley Scott's "Exodus," and now that we think about …

Hugh Jackman Seizes 'Six Years': Is Harlan Coben Hollywood's Next Mystery Muse?

Hollywood has always had the palate of a picky child when it comes to mystery writers, returning again and again to the same limited menu of literary …

Jane Got a Gun, But No Director and No Michael Fassbender

It must be hard to start shooting a film without a director. So imagine the awkward tension that arose two days ago when director Lynne Ramsay didn’t …

Ryan Gosling to Take a Break Post-'The Place Behind the Pines'

<i>Vanity Fair</i> reported this week that Ryan Gosling is set to say “Bye, girl,” at least for a while. The actor, whose past few films have re-launched …

6 Movie Adaptations That Made the Authors Famous

In the eternal and epic battle between “high art” and “low art,” the general consensus is that the book beats the movie. To quote the latest f-bomb …

Female Crime Wave: Chloe Moretz Joins Gillian Flynn's Dark Places and an Agatha Christie Revival

It’s long been the case that behind many of the most popular mystery novels sits a strong and wildly talented female author pounding away at her …

Motivation, Manipulation, and Adaptation: A Q&A with Francois Ozon, Director of 'In the House'

"In the House," the latest film by Francois Ozon, based on Juan Mayorga's play "El chico de la última fila" (or translated to "The Guy in the Last …

Philip Roth's 'The Dying Animal' and Other Student-Teacher Relationships Brought to Film

Philip Roth’s <i>The Dying Animal</i> is a story narrated by David Kepesh, a fictional professor we first met in 1972’s <i>The Breast</i>, and again five years later …

The Dumbening: Awesome Movie Posters vs. Lame DVD Artwork

This week a Redditor noted a phenomenon that you may have observed on your own: why are posters for kids' movies so breathtaking, while the DVD …

Exclusive 'Now You See Me' Image Helps Kick Off Viral Campaign – /Film

The month of May may be filled with superheroes, furious action, spaceships and hangovers, but one film aims to fool all the rest. That’s the …

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Dream Woman: New Edition of 'Paprika' Beckons to American Readers

We're all familiar with the experience of reading a book <i>after</i> the movie's come out and being bowled over by the differences. Typically this just …

Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cordially Invited to Star in 'Guys and Dolls'

It seems like a no-brainer that song-and-dance men Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon Levitt ought to at least <i>attempt</i> to fill Marlon Brando and Frank …

It's not all superheroes & car chases; this summer brings a huge selection of indie films -- featuring new works from Joss Whedon, Sofia Coppola and the final(?) chapter in the 'Before Sunset' saga: http://aol.it/13dr3cY What do you think will be this summer's breakout indie hit?

New Images From Hayao Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises' [Updated] – /Film

The new film from <b>Hayao Miyazaki</b> is <b>Kaze Tachinu</b> (aka <i>The Wind Rises</i>, or <i>The Wind is Rising</i>), based on the manga of the same name about <b>Jiro Horikoshi</b>, …

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Theme Park Bits: 'Haunted Mansion' Rooms at Disney World; Plus 'Ratatouille,' 'Monsters University,' 'Roger Rabbit,' and 'Transformers' – /Film

Lots of cool little happenings in the movie-based theme park world, so we figured it was time for another edition of Theme Park Bits. Read about the …

Walt Disney Company

Tom Cruise Officially Signs on for MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5