For ‘Django’ Producer, an Unexpected Oscar Ride

By Jake Coyle, AP, NEW YORK — Reginald Hudlin, director of films like “Boomerang” and “House Party,” never expected to be going to the Oscars as a best-picture-nominated producer of a slavery-era spaghetti Western by Quentin Tarantino. “I didn’t think it was happening when it was happening,” Hudlin says, laughing. The wide-ranging career of the 51-year-old filmmaker […]

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‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D’ Is An Action-Packed Good Time

There’s been some conceptual skepticism about “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D,” but it doesn’t make sense: if there was ever a fairy tale sequel that was meant to be made as a blood-and-guts action adventure, it’s Hansel and Gretel. After all, the Brothers Grimm classic isn’t about raven-haired princesses and sweet woodland creatures, it’s […]

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XFINITY On Demand: ‘Tower Heist’ Director Brett Ratner’s Favorite All-Time Movies

Brett Ratner, whose resume includes eight feature movies, documentaries, TV series and hundreds of music videos, loves movies. He loves making them. He loves watching them. And he loves talking about them. In addition to chatting with him about his latest feature,”Tower Heist,” which opens November 4 (read the interview here and buy tickets online […]

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