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When the director's cut for this trilogy is revealed, will it be an attempt to document the complete life of protagonist Bilbo Baggins in real time, from birth until death?
“12 Years a Slave” is a punishing but essential movie about the power of the individual to persevere in soul-crushing circumstances. It’s also the most compelling, well-wrought and well-acted filmed depiction of American slavery I’ve ever seen.
Like so many movies inspired by recent history, “The Fifth Estate” doesn’t reveal so much as it restates. It’s a condensed-for-drama highlight reel that covers Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s rise from lonely hacker activist to media sensation and global governmental irritant.
Opening this year’s festival on Thursday is the premiere of Bill Condon’s dramatization of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, “The Fifth Estate” — a film with which Mr. Assange refused to cooperate and which he has called “a massive propaganda attack.”
"What difference does it make?" is bound to end up on the cutting room floor. Though Hillary Rodham Clinton may soon be ready for her presidential close-up, the Republican National Committee predicts that her now infamous, strident appearance on-camera before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Jan. 23 will be delicately excised from a pair of upcoming "Hillary bi-ops," as the Hollywood establishment now calls them.
Netflix's "House of Cards" made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television's leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.
Tom Stoppard is sitting on the patio of a Sunset Boulevard hotel, bathed in California winter sunshine, framed by bamboo landscaping and looking very much out of his element in Hollywood.
DreamWorks Studios says filming has begun on a movie about WikiLeaks, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (TV's "Sherlock") as the website's controversial founder, Julian Assange.