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'SNL' funnyman Bill Hader returns as host of TCM movie series

Saturday Night Live” funny man Bill Hader, who has created such indelible characters as Stefon, the giggling, flamboyant City Correspondent of New York City, as well as doing uncanny impressions of James Carville, Vincent Price and Al Pacino, is a serious film fan.

Brad Pitt goes 'Blonde'; can he jumpstart Marilyn Monroe pic?

Brad Pitt and Andrew Dominik, who collaborated on The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and the upcoming hit-man movie Killing Them Softly, are working on Blonde, a Marilyn Monroe musical.

Taylor Kitsch: I'm not playing Finnick in 'Catching Fire'

Heartthrob Taylor Kitsch says, despite rumors, he won't play Finnick Odair in "Catching Fire," the sequel to "The Hunger Games."

'Marigold Hotel' crosses $100 million at worldwide box office

Moviegoers worldwide continue to check into "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," as the film surpassed $100 million at the global box office Wednesday. The movie, centered on British retirees who go on a trip to India, had already racked up $70 million abroad before it debuted in the U.S. Show More Summary

Will Smith's 'Men in Black 3' censored in China

Men in Black 3, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, has been censored in China after scenes featuring Chinese-Americans ran afoul of government authorities.

‘A Cat in Paris’ animated film draws on French roots

The hand-animated foreign feature is a noirish tale inspired by one of the filmmakers’ curiosity about the nighttime exploits of his feline friend.

Iran's Kiarostami: I'm not rushing to shoot there again

As Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Iran continues to restrict free speech in the country, directors such as Abbas Kiarostami and Jafar Panahi have to take other steps to make movies.

Around Town: Marilyn, Lucy and Kristy McNichol hit the big screen

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting a two-day retrospective, "Grand Designs: Mid-Century Life in the Movie," at the Leo S. Bing Theater, in conjunction with the closing weekend of the exhibition, "California Design 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way."

'Prometheus' offers oozing sci-fi spectacle, early reviews say

"Prometheus": Stateside sci-fi fans will have to wait till June 8 to see Ridley's Scott's "Prometheus," but some early and international reviews are already in. The story has met with mixed reviews, but critics agree that Scott's film is visually stunning.

Pixar's 'The Good Dinosaur' will warm up a prehistoric reputation

Director Bob Peterson talks about Pixar's 2014 movie "The Good Dinosaur"

How did 'Battleship' escape the 'John Carter' flop furor?

If there is a truism in Hollywood when it comes to the media, it’s that people in the industry never think you’re nasty, mean or vicious enough when writing about someone else’s movie. It’s a business, after all, where people root just as hard to see their friends fail as their enemies. Show More Summary

Kristen Stewart: I'm not trying to distance myself from 'Twilight'

In the four years since Kristen Stewart began playing the role of Bella Swan in the "Twilight" franchise, the actress has only appeared in three films outside of the massively popular series. The most popular of the nonvampire fare was...Show More Summary

Academy chooses architects for its movie museum project at LACMA

Academy hires two architects to transform the old May Co. building into its movie museum.

Box Office: 'Men in Black 3' blasts away competition [Video]

After four weeks atop the box office, "The Avengers" finally had to settle for the runner-up position. "Men in Black 3" dethroned the superhero flick, raking in $70 million over the four-day Memorial Day weekend. The movie ended up grossing...Show More Summary

'G.I. Joe's' move to 2013: A curse or blessing in disguise?

Hollywood was all aflutter late last week over the news that Paramount had done the unthinkable — it had delayed the release of its big summer film “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” just five weeks before it was due to reach theaters. The studio said it was pushing the release back to next March so the film could be converted to 3-D. Show More Summary

Cannes 2012: Festival offers only small hints for Oscar season

Michael Haneke's "Amour" is one of the films that emerged from the Cannes Film Festival with Oscar heat. Which others can try to replicate the feat of 2011's "The Artist? "

Cannes 2012: Adam Yauch’s label buys film about reality TV

Adam Yauch's film label Oscilloscope has acquire dReality, Matteo Garone's follow-up to Gomorrah, at the Cannes Film Festival. Holy Motors and the latest Abbas Kiarostami film also found homes.

Cannes 2012: A fest filled with wild (and divisive) experiments

The Cannes Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday, saw bold movies like Holy Motors and Cosmpolis take center stage; they channeled the spirit of The Artist

Cannes 2012: 'Amour' captures festival's top prize

Michael Haneke's "Amour," starring Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuela Riva, won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday night

Cannes 2012: 'Amour' director Haneke says he hasn't mellowed

Michael Haneke, director of Amour, makes a switch from past films like Funny Games and Cache. In an interview at the Cannes Film Festival, he explains why how his film came to be

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