Movies

2:31pm

Mon September 9, 2013
Arts & Life

A Toronto Film Chat, From Two Jake Gyllenhaals To Three Daniel Radcliffes

Originally published on Tue September 10, 2013 3:20 pm

Jesse Eisenberg stars in The Double, which is screening at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Toronto International Film Festival

Bob Mondello and I took a break from our time at the Toronto International Film Festival today for a chat withAll Things Consideredand host Audie Cornish. We filled her in on just how many movies we've both seen, the surplus of stories about doppelgangers, the adventures of Daniel Radcliffe, and what we think are the early awards contenders.

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3:32am

Sat September 7, 2013
Author Interviews

Billy Crystal's 'Foolin', Full Of Fun — And Feeling

Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 3:07 pm

Billy Crystal returned to voice the role of Mike Wazowski in 2013's Monsters University, sequel to the hit Pixar comedy that introduced the outgoing one-eyed scareball — sidekick to John Goodman's furry blue-and-purple star.
Joe Klamar AFP/Getty Images

4:50pm

Fri September 6, 2013
Arts & Life

The Credits Roll On Another Season At The Drive-In

Dusk approaches at the Holiday Twin drive-in, almost showtime.
Maeve Conran KGNU

At their peak in the late 1950s there were almost 5000 drive-in theaters in the U.S. Now that number is now down to almost 450, and shrinking. More and more theaters are closing every year due to a variety of economic challenges.

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4:42am

Wed September 4, 2013
Business

Latino Buying Power Gets Movie Studios' Attention

Originally published on Wed September 4, 2013 9:12 am

Instructions Not Included, a film starring and directed by Eugenio Derbez, was made specifically for a Mexican and U.S. Latino audience.
Pantelion Films

One of the surprise movie hits this past weekend was almost entirely in Spanish. Instructions Not Included made an enormous amount of money per screen, more than $22,000, playing in fewer than 350 theaters. The boys in One Direction had the number one film, but they pulled in less than $6000 per screen. That's a huge victory for star Eugenio Derbez, a household name in Mexico, and for Pantelion films, which has been trying to find a Spanish-language hit in the U.S. film market for a few years now.

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2:51pm

Thu August 29, 2013
Movie Interviews

Rebecca Hall, Finding New Thrills In The Family Business

Originally published on Thu August 29, 2013 5:22 pm

Chaos, panic and disorder: Rebecca Hall stars as a barrister whose assignment leads to all kinds of bad things in the security-state thriller Closed Circuit.
Jay Maidment Focus Features

Rebecca Hall, a veteran of films like Vicky Cristina Barcelona and The Town, is the star of the new surveillance-state thriller Closed Circuit, playing an English barrister charged with monitoring top-secret, closed-to-the-public evidence hearings involving a terrorist bombing.

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