Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Movies

Eric Rohmer, who died in 2010, left behind a body of work full of intellectually probing everyday dramas about the relationships between men and women, the nature of art, and the nature of nature - Claire's Knee, Chloe in the Afternoon, My Night at Maud's
VENICE, Italy (AP) - Movies - they don't make 'em like they used to. Well, Peter Bogdanovich does.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Universal's found-footage thriller "As Above, So Below" has launched with a moderate $470,000 at late shows Thursday night in 1,805 theaters in the U.S.
For a few months in 1966, the budding romance between film star George Hamilton and Lynda Bird Johnson, daughter of the 36th president, was the talk of Washington.
They're going to have to start issuing licenses to all these filmmakers who insist on shooting their movies in the shaky-cam "found footage" format. Because something needs to be done to limit this explosion of cell-cam/security cam/nanny cam and GoPro footage that's dominating the Horror Hit Parade.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sundance Selects has bought U.S. and Latin American rights to Ethan Hawke's documentary "Seymour: An Introduction," just prior to its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival.
Who would have thunk that The Trip, a movie in which two semi-famous British comedians drive around the Lake District eating fine food and trading dead-on impersonations of Woody Allen, Michael Caine, and Sean Connery, would beget a sequel?
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After six years of bringing together the Elmore Leonard novel-turned-indie film, the cast and crew of "Life of Crime" arrived Wednesday night for its West Coast premiere at the ArcLight Hollywood.
VENICE, Italy (AP) - Al Pacino made two trips up the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, with a pair of movies about aging, regret, giving up and letting go.