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With Lessons for Today, Movies Bring Back the '50s

MOVIES | Nov 27
Whether by fortune or fate, movie theaters are alive with stories that plunge back into the paranoia of the Cold War and the social suffocations of the decade.

'Carol,' 'Beasts of No Nation' Lead Independent Spirit Nods

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 25
The 1950s-set romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara collected the most nominations Tuesday for the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards.

Hollywood Studio Pays Off 'Barefoot Bandit's' Restitution

A Hollywood studio has paid more than $1 million to settle the "Barefoot Bandit's" court-ordered restitution in exchange for the rights to his story.

Can 'The Force Awakens' Become the Biggest Movie Ever?

MOVIES | By Ryan Nakashima | Nov 23
Riding galaxy-sized expectations, the new "Star Wars" movie is already setting records for pre-opening ticket sales, with still a month to go. But does that mean the movie's destined to be the biggest of all time?

Bisexuality is a Laughing Matter in New Film

MOVIES | By JW Arnold | Nov 7
"When it comes to politics or cultural identity or sexual identity, I needed people to understand that there are different shades of grey," explained actress, writer and executive producer Jezabel Montero.

Matthew McKelligon Slays in 'You're Killing Me'

MOVIES | By Tom Tietjen | Nov 7
"You're Killing Me" is this season's most talked-about slasher film. It takes a giant personality to stand out among such a talented cast, but newcomer Matthew McKellingon manages to shine like a mirror-polished knife.

Bond Producers Hope to 'Hang On' to Daniel Craig as 007

MOVIES | By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 7
Before James Bond could even get himself into his first pickle, a shadowy international threat loomed.

After a Boffo Summer, an Autumn of Tumult at the Box Office

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Oct 30
It's been a humbling few weeks for some of Hollywood's best efforts to enliven multiplexes with ambitious films, most notably with the 3-D spectacle of Robert Zemeckis' "The Walk" and the starry stature of the Aaron Sorkin-scripted "Steve Jobs."

Carey Mulligan on New Voting Rights Movie, "Suffragette"

MOVIES | Oct 22
The story explores early 20th century London where women of all classes came together to battle for the right to vote.

'Chevalier' Named Best Picture at London Film Festival

MOVIES | By Jill Lawless | Oct 18
Greek director Athina Rachel Tsangari's comedy of manhood "Chevalier" was named best picture at the London Film Festival on Saturday, during a ceremony that honored Cate Blanchett with a major career award.

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