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'Foxcatcher' premieres in Cannes

"Foxcatcher," filmed in Western Pennsylvania, will debut at Cannes.

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 Director Gabriele Muccino and Jane Fonda on set for "Fathers & Daughters" being shot in Pittsburgh.

Crowe, Seyfried, Fonda and Kruger lead cast of 'Fathers & Daughters' filming here

It was the leading man who drew some to the project in which Pittsburgh stands in for New York, including Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope.

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Galleria 6 theaters in Mt. Lebanon to reopen April 25

Renovations are ahead of schedule, and theaters will reopen with stadium seating, new projection, sound system and lobby improvements.

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 Carlos Saldanha, director of "Rio 2."

Director Carlos Saldanha's trip to Amazon shaped 'Rio 2'

The director goes crazier with color palette, bigger with global environmental message for film adding Andy Garcia, Bruno Mars voices.

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 John Hodiak in "Lifeboat."

One hundred years of John Hodiak

A tribute to a rugged Pittsburgh-born actor who rose to stardom during World War II but is now largely forgotten.

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Pa. film seeks to combat abuses in U.S. juvenile justice system

"Kids for Cash" deals with the corruption of two Pennsylvania judges who locked up teens for minor transgressions.

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Musician seeks funds for TV series

Slim Forsythe launches a Kickstarter campaign to raise $10,000 for his "Live From Nied's Hotel" TV pilot.

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 Star Karen Gillian and director Mike Flanagan set up a scene in "Oculus."

Childhood frights guided director

Like a portable Overlook Hotel, antique looking glass is source of distortion and death in horror movie "Oculus," opening in theaters.

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 Ray Liotta, James Earl Jones, Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan starred in "Field of Dreams" 20 years ago.

Sports a good fit for Kevin Costner

The star of "Draft Day" has figured out how to be a player in Hollywood.

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 The crew for the movie "Fathers and Daughters" being filmed in Pittsburgh prepares for the day’s shooting Wednesday morning.

Movie magic rolls in Pittsburgh 'like a military operation'

Production trailers and trucks have blocked off some Shadyside streets for the shooting of "Fathers and Daughters" starring Russell Crowe.

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 Margot Bingham.

DreamOn Festival hits town

The DreamOn Festival brings ice cream and free music to Market Square this weekend.

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 Russell Crowe, center, gets ready to film a scene for "Fathers & Daughters" Wednesday in Shadyside.

Russell Crowe touches down in Pittsburgh for 'Fathers and Daughters'

The Oscar winner and star of "Noah" was on-set Wednesday in Shadyside, marking his return after shooting "The Next Three Days" here in 2010.

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 Donald Rumsfeld in "The Unknown Known."

Rumsfeld's memos lead to interesting film

Filmmaker Errol Morris mines thousands of memos and interviews former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in "Unknown Known" documentary.

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 Mickey Rooney, shown in May 1987, was a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, He died Sunday at 93.

Actor Mickey Rooney dies at age 93

Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said that Rooney was with his family when he died Sunday at his North Hollywood home.

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Lancaster County store featured in Harrison Ford film ‘Witness’ closing

The shop was featured in several scenes of the 1985 drama about a Philadelphia police detective who hides out with an Amish family.

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 The Japanese film "Mourning Recipe,"  about a depressed widower and his daughter whose marriage is failing, screens on May 4 at the Regent Square Theater.

Ninth Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival to launch April 25

The festival opens April 25 with a gala and over two dozen films, starting with the Palestinian "Omar" and ending with "Mourning Recipe."

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 Sebastian Stan portrays Winter Soldier/Bucky Barnes in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

These characters debut in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

Five faces to watch for in the latest Marvel entry, including the Winter Soldier of the title.

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 Producer Thomas Tull is a part owner of the Steelers.

‘Batman’ producer Tull and baseball legends open field in New York State

Producer Thomas Tull, who's also a part-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, paid for the new field at his high school.

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 Sandra Bullock in a scene from "Gravity."

Watching big movies on smaller screens

Norma Desmond from "Sunset Boulevard" was right: It's the pictures (or maybe just the screens) that got small, really small.

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 Linor Abargil is the subject of the documentary "Brave Miss World."

JFilm and CMU fests resume this weekend

The annual film festivals resume today but wind down this weekend with foreign flavors and subjects light and deadly serious.

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 Aaron Paul, middle left, actor in the "Fathers and Daughters" movie being filmed in Pittsburgh, posed for photos on March 29 in the Mexican War Streets neighborhood of the North Side. Paul is best known for his role as Jesse Pinkman in "Breaking Bad."

The Pittsburgh story of 'Fathers and Daughters'

Fans can help chronicle the visit of stars Aaron Paul, Amanda Seyfried and Russell Crowe by sharing images at @pittsburghPG.

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 Lindor Abargil, subject of the documentary "Brave Miss World," with director Cecilia Peck.

'Brave Miss World' tells rape victim's journey of hope

Linor Abargil and "Brave Miss World," her story forged from years, tears, fortitude and inspiration, is coming to Pittsburgh.

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 Joe Manganiello as Grinder in "Sabotage."

Mt. Lebanon's Joe Manganiello acts alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'Sabotage'

Joe Manganiello may be on the big screen, but he hasn't forgotten his passion for Pittsburgh or the Steelers.

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Schedule for the 21st JFilm Festival

The annual festival kicks off on a sweet note with "Cupcakes" tonight at the Manor, and then delves into darker and some comic subjects.

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 This is the interior of of Russ & Daughters in New York City, subject of the Jewish Film Festival film, "The Sturgeon Queens."

Movie 'The Sturgeon Queens' will make you very, very hungry

It's playing at The Manor Theatre in Squirrel Hill as part of the annual JFilm Festival.

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 A crew films "Fathers and Daughters" on March 28 on Monterey Street in Pittsburgh's Mexican War Streets neighborhood. The street is home to actress Amanda Seyfried's character in the film.

Storify: 'Fathers and Daughters' stars take Pittsburgh social media by storm

Hollywood stars Aaron Paul, Amanda Seyfried, Justin Long, Russell Crowe, and many others have all made appearances in Pittsburgh during

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 James Rebhorn in 2009.

Obituary: James Rebhorn / Instantly recognizable face

In five decades of television and film work, James Rebhorn amassed more than 100 credits.

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'Divergent,' based on young adult book series, is No. 1

To go with "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games," Lionsgate now has a trio of young-adult franchises with the box-office leading "Divergent."

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Today's girls love pink bows as playthings, but these shoot

Heroines for young girls are rapidly changing, and the toy industry -- long adept at capitalizing on gender stereotypes -- is scrambling.

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 Jeff Goldblum portrays a prominent lawyer in “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” When the Pittsburgh native isn’t acting, he plays piano in a jazz ensemble every week in a club in LA.

Jeff Goldblum settles in at 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

The Pittsburgh native and actor happily checks into "The Grand Budapest Hotel," as a European lawyer, for director Wes Anderson.

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 Filipp Velgach, 24, of Shadyside, was working as a translator for a Pittsburgh documentary film crew in Ukraine recently when they were targeted by a crowd of protesters. Mr. Velgach is a doctoral student at Carnegie Mellon University.

CMU student, film crew targeted by mob in Ukraine

Filipp Velgach was one of six Pittsburghers who had traveled to Ukraine two weeks ago to work on the documentary "Gennadiy."

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 Danuta Walesa, former first lady of Poland, greets people arriving for “Walesa: Man of Hope,” a film about her husband Lech Walesa.

Danuta Walesa shares her message of self-reliance and resiliency

Danuta Walesa appears at Regent Square Theater screening of film about her husband, former Polish president and labor leader Lech Walesa

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 Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them -- and us - on an unforgettable journey in "The Fault in Our Stars.".

Shailene Woodley's career shows her versatility

Shailene Woodley is having a moment and robust career, thanks to TV, "The Descendants," "Spectacular Now" and YA book to film adaptations.

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 Geoffrey Rush, center, in "Best Offer."

Film Notes: Italian Film Festival will feature 7 local premieres

New movie from "Cinema Paradiso" director among seven being shown in March and April for Italian Film Festival in Pittsburgh.

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 "Walesa: Man of Hope," directed by Andrzej Wajda," opens the CMU International Film Festival.

'Walesa' movie is overly flattering but important, relevant today

Carnegie Mellon University International Film Festival opens with a portrait of the charismatic Polish leader.

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 An Internet-addicted teen undergoes treatment at a rehab center near Beijing, China, in "Web Junkie."

Gamers do hard time in documentary

The film "Web Junkie" explores Chinese rehab centers for Internet "addicted" youth.

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CMU Film festival schedule

First week of CMU's International Film Festival will screen a half-dozen movies, including opening night selection, "Walesa: Man of Hope."

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 Theo James and Amy Newbold star in "Divergent."

Theo James portrays a character with plenty of walls in 'Divergent'

"Divergent" star Theo James talks raw eggs, Shailene Woodley, stunt work and how he resembles and differs from character Four in the film.

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