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  • Screenwriter-director grew up fascinated with Pittsburgh 
    Updated: May-23-16 12:58 pm

    PITTSBURGH - For writer-director Shane Black, the seedy, violent world inhabited by private detectives and criminals in his new action-comedy "The Nice Guys" is not a milieu at which he arrived only recently.

  • Review: Gosling-Crowe chemistry livens uneven 'Nice Guys' story has photos
    Updated: May-18-16 4:20 pm

    Take two charismatic actors. Give them characters that are, on the surface, totally incompatible. Plunk them into your basic whodunit, a mismatched team fighting fill-in-the-blank bad guys. Stir in some shoot-em-up action, and poof: You have a buddy cop movie, one of the most durable formulas in Hollywood.

  • In Cannes, Russell Crowe mocks method acting 
    Updated: May-15-16 11:56 am

    CANNES, France - Russell Crowe has an uncomplicated approach to acting: "The Russell Crowe Method," he calls it.

  • Cannes, on high alert, tries to balance security, festivity story has photos
    Updated: May-10-16 2:34 pm

    CANNES, France - Coming six months after the Paris attacks in November, the 69th Cannes Film Festival has elevated security measures, swarming the French Riviera resort town with an increased police presence. But particular care has been made, festival organizers say, to preserving the spirit of the annual cinema celebration.

  • In a France darkened by fear, Cannes hopes to supply light 
    Updated: May-09-16 11:50 am

    NEW YORK - The first time Jodie Foster came to the Cannes Film Festival, she did so as a co-star in Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," and as a wide-eyed 13-year-old, soaking in the spectacle. "Taxi Driver" would go on to win the festival's prestigious Palme d'Or.