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Friday, April 24 2015

‘Ex Machina’ Director Aims to ‘Gently Fan the Flames’ of Fear of Tech Giants

Ex Machina director Alex Garland can play you with the same skill and ease a 17-year-old plays Grand Theft Auto or Halo.


‘Montage of Heck’ Reveals Unseen Sides of Kurt Cobain

Cobain’s witty self-awareness is one of many new and heartrending sides of him brought to light in Brett Morgen’s new HBO documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.


Thursday, April 23 2015

‘Aileen’ Gave the Middle Finger Before Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Nick Broomfield's excellent documentary Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer is equally about the society that produced Aileen Wuornos as it is about her.


Tuesday, April 21 2015

Fans Get Early Glimpse of ‘Star Wars’ Video Game

Want to play with lightsabers? Those are here. Want to shoot a blaster like Han Solo? You can do that. Want to pilot an X-Wing? Of course that’s a possibility.


At ‘Star Wars’ Convention, 60,000 Celebrate Everything From Luke to Lord Vader

Star Wars Town was a quirky place, and if you stayed long enough, the world itself started to look like Star Wars.


Monday, April 20 2015

‘Furious 7’ Hits $1.15 Billion at the Box Office, Sets Mark for Universal

LOS ANGELES — “Furious 7” finished atop the box office for the third consecutive weekend with an estimated $29.1 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and


Thursday, April 16 2015

Vincent D’Onofrio Probes Souls of ‘Broken Horses’, ‘Daredevil’ Characters

Vincent D’Onofrio never had aspirations to be the leading man. He wanted to be a character actor.


Fandom’s Force Awakens at Star Wars Celebration and Disney Knows It

Star Wars, the space-opera franchise that revolutionized the movie business and spawned a sprawling multi-billion-dollar multimedia empire, is back with a renewed force.


Tuesday, April 14 2015

PopTalk: Can Some Artists Become Immune to Serious Criticism?

In the eyes of critics, can David Lynch ever make a bad film? Or Kanye West a bad album?


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