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  • Renee Zellweger: 'People don't know me in my 40s'

    FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2010 file photo, U.S. actress Renee Zellweger arrives for the Jury press conference during the International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin, Germany. Zellweger says she looks different because she’s “living a different, happy, more fulfilling life.” The 45-year-old Oscar winner issued a statement to People magazine late Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, after she became a trending topic on Twitter, with many fans claiming the actress had become “unrecognizable.” Her appearance at a Hollywood event earlier this week sparked widespread Internet chatter. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life."

  • Q&A: Poitras on capturing history in a hotel room

    FILE - In this April 16, 2014 file photo, Laura Poitras poses for a portrait in New York. Poitras' one-of-a-kind documentary "Citizenfour," intimately captures Edward Snowden during his leak of NSA documents. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine if Bob Woodward's clandestine meetings in a Washington D.C. parking garage with Deep Throat had been documented — or, better yet, filmed by Woodward, himself.

  • Review: 'John Wick' delivers non-stop action

    This photo released by Lionsgate shows Keanu Reeves as John Wick in a scene from the film, "John Wick." (AP Photo/Lionsgate, David Lee)LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an intriguing cinematic twist, Keanu Reeves' Matrix stunt double Chad Stahelski becomes his co-director with David Leitch on "John Wick," a visceral revenge thriller that marks a confident, muscular action debut. After a marked absence from the genre, Reeves resoundingly returns with an effortless, kinetic style that positions the film extremely well for any potential follow-ups.

  • Animated robots, trolls and the dead dig up new film fans

    Director of the animated movie "Big Hero 6" Don Hall poses for a portrait at Disney Animation Studios in BurbankBy Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An oversized personal health-care robot assistant might seem out of place next to the princesses and furry animals that have won over legions of fans, young and old, in animated films. But for every young girl belting out "Frozen" princess anthem "Let It Go," Walt Disney Co is betting there's a nerd who will root for the geeks and robot fighting evil in "Big Hero 6. ...

  • Sam Mendes to direct Enid Blyton adaptations

    British director Sam MendesThe "Skyfall" director is to helm a film based on Enid Blyton's "The Faraway Tree" stories after his production company acquired rights to the series' four books.

  • Filming in fear: Edward Snowden as 'Citizenfour'

    Accused government whistleblower Snowden is seen on the computer screen of a journalist as he speaks via video conference with members of the Committee on legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in StrasbourgBy Jill Serjeant NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. documentary maker Laura Poitras has found herself in many a risky situation in Iraq and Yemen. But she never felt in as much danger as when she was filming Edward Snowden in a Hong Kong hotel while he prepared to blow the whistle on massive secret surveillance programs run by the U.S. government. ...

  • Debut 'Age of Ultron' trailer dated for October 28

    Twitter image: A shot from the set of "Avengers: Age of Ultron"The first trailer for 2015's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" will premiere during a break on October 28's TV episode of spin-off serial "Agents of SHIELD," with theatrical and online versions expected to follow soon after.

  • Kim Basinger signs for 'The Nice Guys' with Gosling, Crowe

    US actress Kim Basinger won an Oscar for her role in "L.A. Confidential""L.A. Confidential" star Kim Basinger is on board for a new Californian crime thriller in the form of mid-2016 picture "The Nice Guys."

  • Review: A twist on the man-child romp in 'Laggies'

    In this image released by A24 Films, Chloe Grace Moretz, left, and Keira Knightley appear in a scene from "Laggies." (AP Photo/A24)Lynn Shelton is a curious, Pacific Northwest-bred hybrid of high-concept and low production value.

  • Cost of making 'Hobbit' movies up to $745 million

    FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2012 file photo, Peter Jackson is interviewed at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Jackson's 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. Financial documents filed this month in New Zealand, where the films are being made, show production costs through March had reached 934 million New Zealand dollars ($745 million)(AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)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.