Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Movies

Director Darren Aronofsky is to receive the first ever Human Society Filmmaker Award to applaud his decision to use animated animals instead of real creatures in his Biblical film Noah.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - The movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Fury" was the champion of the weekend box-office battle, knocking two-week champ "Gone Girl" to second place.
When it comes to sex and violence, the more parents see, the less they care.
In Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), the Alejandro G. Iñárritu tour de force about to rock the film universe, Michael Keaton's character has a running dialogue with a rumbling, soul-crushing voice inside his head.
Brad Pitt and a squadron of up-and-coming actors held off "Gone Girl" at the multiplexes this weekend as "Fury" topped box office charts with a $23.5 million debut.
Pride A Full Monty-esque rabble-rouser in which an unlikely, and at times uncomfortable, alliance is forged between gay and lesbian activists and striking miners in 1984 Britain. Oppressed homosexuals. Oppressed labor. Bring on the disco music! R
The 23rd annual Philadelphia Film Festival kicked off yesterday. Hosted by the Philadelphia Film Society, the 10-day festival will bring hundreds of films from all over the world to screens here in Philadelphia and our suburbs.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When Matthew McConaughey began receiving raves for a string of dramatic roles in films like "Mud," "Killer Joe" and "Dallas Buyers Club," there were many who praised the actor for turning his back on the romantic comedies that helped make him a star.