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The Atticus Finch effect at the movies: Do we still need a white savior?

Something odd happens after Gregory Peck delivers one of cinema's most celebrated courtroom orations as attorney Atticus Finch in the 1962 film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird." The wrongful conviction of his client, a black man named Tom Robinson accused of raping a white woman, unfolds as an …

How Not To Get Sick On A Plane

Most of us already think of planes as hotbeds for nasty germs. But if you need a study for confirmation, just consider this report from researchers at Auburn University, who found that MRSA infection -- an antibiotic-resistant strain of staph bacteria -- can survive on airplane surfaces for four to …

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The 15 Most Unlikely TV Actors-Turned-Movie Stars

Some are simply destined for stardom. But there's another class of actors who, while always talented, weren't exactly predicted to do big things.<p>Click ahead to see which famous actors emerged from humble beginnings.

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27 Actors Who Dramatically Changed Their Looks For Movies

For the role, Bale told People Magazine he gained 43 pounds on a diet of donuts, cheeseburgers, and anything else he could get his hands on.<p>He estimated going from about 185 to 228 pounds. The actor also shaved his head, and slouched enough to accidentally herniate a disc in his back.<p>Bale was so …

Becoming Christian Bale: The Actor's Creation on Film

Christian Bale has earned a standout reputation as an actor by disappearing thoroughly into his characters, whether by losing weight, learning …

Mr. Skin’s Top 10 Nude Scenes of 2013, In Excruciating Pun Form

Being the sensitive intellectual I am, with a drawing room filled with framed degrees and pictures of dogs wearing turtlenecks, I would never dream of watching a work of art solely for the venal pleasure of spying some spry lass stripped of undergarments. But given that the female form is a …

TV Is Dying, And Here Are The Stats That Prove It

Audience ratings have collapsed: Aside from a brief respite during the Olympics, there has been only negative ratings growth on broadcast and cable TV since September 2011, according to Citi Research.<p>Media stock analysts Craig Moffett and Michael Nathanson recently noted, "The pay-TV industry has …

Martin Scorsese Lists the 11 Scariest Films He's Seen

Last Pages Of The 'Breaking Bad' Finale Script Give More Closure To Walt and Jesse – /Film

No matter how good the visuals were, the writing on <b>Breaking Bad</b> was always better. This was made evident to me a few months before <i>Breaking Bad</i> …

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10 Movie Remakes That Are Better Than The Original

Last week, Sony Pictures and MGM released its remake of horror classic "Carrie" starring Chloe Moretz and Julianne Moore.<p>While it may not be better than the 1976 original— it's tough to top the Oscar-nominated performances of Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie — there are plenty of remakes that have …

Top 10 war movies

10. Where Eagles Dare<p>As the second world war thriller became bogged down during the mid-60s in plodding epics like Operation Crossbow and The Heroes of Telemark, someone was needed to reintroduce a little sang-froid, some post-Le Carré espionage, and for heaven's sake, some proper macho thrills …

Top 10 arthouse movies

Peter Bradshaw on art movies<p>This is a red rag to a number of different bulls. Lovers of what are called arthouse movies resent the label for being derisive and philistine. And those who detest it bristle at the implication that there is no artistry or intelligence in mainstream entertainment.<p>For …

17 Cover Songs That Are Way Better Than The Original

Among the most affecting songs out right now is Willie Nelson's cover of Coldplay's "The Scientist" for that wildly popular Chipotle commercial about sustainable food.<p>It got us thinking: what other cover songs are actually better than the original recording?<p>We wanted to gather 17 examples where an …

10 Female Filmmakers to Follow on Twitter

The majority of the top 20 most followed people on Twitter are women (Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift and Britney Spears to name a few), but when …

Read Anthony Hopkins' Glowing Letter to Cast and Crew of 'Breaking Bad' – /Film

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine having something in common with famous actors and actresses. Though they make their living entertaining us, often …

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Watch: 5 Master Editing Techniques That Appear in Everything From ‘Psycho’ to ‘Hugo’

Watch: 5 Master Editing Techniques That Appear in Everything From 'Psycho' to 'Hugo'<p>Many casual cinema-goers can name their favorite actors, …

Julian Assange's letter to Benedict Cumberbatch

Dear Benedict,<p>Thank you for trying to contact me. It is the first approach by anyone from the Dreamworks production to me or WikiLeaks.<p>My assistants communicated your request to me, and I have given it a lot of thought and examined your previous work, which I am fond of.<p>I think I would enjoy …

Quentin Tarantino's Top 10 Favorite Movies of 2013

How to Shoot with Natural Light: 10 Tips

<i>Filmmaker Noam Kroll is working on his second feature, and he’s blogging tips for fellow filmmakers on</i> <i>his blog</i><i>. Last week, we shared with you</i> <i>Kroll’s</i> …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

Six Second Screenplay Tips from Screenwriter Brian Koppelman (on Vine!)

Brian Koppelman knows his craft. The writer, director, and producer has a long list of credits to prove it (“The Girlfriend Experience,” “Solitary …

Four TED Talks Every Filmmaker Should Watch

TED talks take leaders in academic and business fields and lets them talk about how they’re approaching their fields in cutting edge ways. The talks …

Documentary: Rihanna “Half Of Me”

It’s not often you see a documentary that attacks a subject from two different perspectives, but Rihanna’s “Half Of Me” documentary does just that. …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

The 15 Greatest New York Stories Ever Told

These 15 books tell tales of New York in the days of Jewish tenements, the Beatnik Generation, and modern day Upper East Side affluence.<p>We consider these books some the greatest New York stories ever told, as they show the city in all its history, culture, grandeur, and disillusion.<p><i>Have a</i> …

The 10 best fonts

From beautiful DIN 1451 to robust Rockwell, our pick of the world's greatest typefaces

Pieta – review

Publicity images for Kim Ki-duk's 18th film, a Venice Golden Lion winner, depict a white-clad Jo Min-soo cradling a Christ-like Lee Jeong-jin – the biblical "pity" of the title. No surprise, then, that the movie serves up a breast-beating blend of cruelty and redemption in which Kim's fondness for …

Jesse Eisenberg Meets His Doppelganger in ‘The Double’ Trailer

The <i>IT Crowd</i>’s Richard Ayoade tackles Dostoyevsky’s existential novella <i>The Double</i> in his upcoming film of the same name, starring Jesse Eisenberg in a …

Toronto: 12 Years a Slave premieres to ecstatic reactions and Oscar lockdown

The Oscar race has been pronounced over, six months before the ceremony itself. At the Toronto film festival, the premiere of British director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave was met on Friday evening with an overwhelming reception: gasps, sobs, a smattering of walk-outs at particularly brutal …