Film

Ben Affleck gets into dark, tough mind-set in 'Gone Girl'

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NEW YORK - Ben Affleck is not interested in playing nice guys and would choose an interesting, complicated character over a likeable one, which is what drew him to "Gone Girl," a dark thriller about marriage, intimacy and the roles people play.

A Minute With: Max Irons on class divide, all-male banter

TORONTO - Max Irons may come from an illustrious acting family and has already had a taste of Hollywood, but he is very conscious of the empty and fleeting nature of fame and fortune.

People, 01 Oct 2014

Amazon, Disney appear close to settling dispute over movies: WSJ

- Amazon.com Inc  appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney Co during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

Tech, 30 Sep 2014

From queens to superheroes, film costumes find Hollywood home

LOS ANGELES - Dorothy's famous ruby red slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" have found their way home again as one of the highlights in a new Hollywood exhibition that showcases iconic costumes in film.

30 Sep 2014

Worker on film about Gregg Allman pleads not guilty over fatal Georgia train accident

ATLANTA - A filmmaker pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from a deadly train wreck in southeast Georgia on the set of a movie about rock singer Gregg Allman, prosecutors said.

30 Sep 2014

Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer' tops box office

LOS ANGELES - "The Equalizer," a thriller starring Denzel Washington as a man who helps rescue a teen girl under the control of Russian gangsters, debuted in the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts over the weekend with $35 million in ticket sales.

Russia, 28 Sep 2014

'Gone Girl' ensures NY Film Festival dazzles from the start

NEW YORK - David's Fincher's "Gone Girl" kicked off the New York Film Festival on Friday adding a bit of Hollywood glitz and glamour to one of the most anticipated openings of the year.

26 Sep 2014

Scorsese pays homage to New York Review of Books in '50 Year Argument'

NEW YORK - Film director Martin Scorsese knew making a documentary about a revered literary review would be a challenge, so he approached "The 50 Year Argument" like a piece of music, using interviews and archival footage to convey the emotion.

26 Sep 2014

Grotesque, quirky 'Boxtrolls' find home on margins of animation

LOS ANGELES - As the hipsters of animation, Portland, Oregon-based Laika studios is not afraid to play on the fringe with its latest film "The Boxtrolls," and its lead stars are not your average cute animated monsters.

Arts, 26 Sep 2014

A Minute With: Chloe Grace Moretz on digging into a dark role

- Teen actress Chloe Grace Moretz says she might have found her darkest role yet as a battered Russian child prostitute in the thriller "The Equalizer," even though she has been in some pretty dark stuff.

Russia 24 Sep 2014