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” The World’s End “: The British comedy trio behind “Shaun of the Dead” is responsible for this rollicking ride about a pub crawl that gets interrupted by the apocalypse. ” In a World… ” Lake Bell stars in her writing and directorial debut about a voiceover artist following in her father’s very large footsteps. Drama ” Wadjda “: The coming-of-age film about a young girl who wants to buck the established order is the first feature-length movie made in Saudi Arabia. ” Short Term 12 “: Brie Larson plays a supervisor in a halfway house for troubled teens in Destin Daniel Cretton’s second feature. ” The Patience Stone “: An Afghani woman finds relief when she reveals her deepest secrets to her husband, who happens to be comatose. ” The Spectacular Now “: Another coming-of-age film, this dramedy deals with a bookish teen who starts a relationship with a hard-partying classmate. Documentary ” Generation Iron “: The engaging documentary follows seven men in the 2012 Mr. Olympia competition. Other movie options: ” Harvest of Empire “: Artisphere is hosting a free screening of the eye-opening documentary about immigration on Thursday at 7 p.m. Film|Neu : The annual film festival, which starts Friday, focuses on the latest and greatest from Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Most of the movies will show at E Street Cinema, and highlights include a screening of the award-winning day-in-the-life film “Oh Boy” and the 3D movie “Measuring the World,” which recounts the friendship between mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss and geographer Alexander von Humboldt. Tickets for most films cost $11.50. DC Drive-In : After the success of the summer series, Union Market is reviving its drive-in movie experience starting this Friday with “Caddyshack.” Entry is free and the parking lot is first-come, first-served starting at 6 p.m.

1 To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Who killed the Halloween horror movies? Fall Movies Calendar: October Take a look at the films heading to the box office this October. Friday October October October is generally about horror films. But this year the month is filled with award contenders from Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity to Ridley Scott’s The Counselor — while Robert Redford returns to struggle at sea. Throw in a little bit of Linsanity, a dash of Wikileaks and one very bad grandpa and it’s going to be a wild ride. USA Today’s Bryan Alexander previews what’s ahead. Friday, Oct. 4 Director: Alfonso Cuaron Stars: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney Plot: A routine mission turns into a fight for survival for two astronauts who are stranded in space and have to find a way back to Earth. Scott Garfield, 20th Century Fox ‘Runner Runner’ Director: Brad Furman Stars: Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton Plot: A grad student paying his way through Princeton by online gambling (Timberlake) starts to work for a gambling tycoon (Affleck) until he finds disturbing truths about his benefactor. Claire Folger, Exclusive Media Entertainment ‘Parkland’ Director: Peter Landesman Stars: Zac Efron, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti Plot: The moments and days after the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963 Dallas are told through the eyes of the smaller players, including the emergency room surgeon (Efron), the regional head of the Secret Service (Thornton) and a memorable witness, Abraham Zapruder (Paul Giamatti). Director: Stu Zicherman Stars: Adam Scott, Richard Jenkins, Jane Lynch Plot: A seemingly well-adjusted A.C.O.D. – adult child of divorce – (Scott) lapses into chaos after finding out his former “therapist” (Lynch) has written a book about him and while reuniting his bitterly divorced parents for his brother’s wedding.

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Not to mention tense moments interrupted by oddball humor? (Tableside guacamole. anyone?) The first episode of this season was titled Blood Money. It could have been called Blood Simple” and we’d barely have batted an eye. VIDEO: ‘Breaking Bad’ parodies The French Connection. Gilligan has cited this movie before, saying he was thinking about it as he made the pilot. The Gene Hackman film about a pair of cops caught up in an intricate plot makes the comparison meaningful; the fact that it all happens in the world of drug-trafficking only heightens the similarities. Then theres the look of the ’70s classic, which Gilligan has said he was consciously trying to emulate. Falling Down. Middle-aged suburban ennui turns to something violent but oddly liberating. American Beauty isnt far behind either, if youre going down this road. Back to the Future. A stretch to compare a good-natured, sci fi-influenced piece of ’50s nostalgia to one of the darkest shows in TV history? Perhaps. But a shrewd mad scientist, a young male protege who in some ways becomes smarter than the master and a surprisingly tender if twisted love story — all rolled into something hugely watchable that will have you glued to the TV anytime you come across it on cable? There are worse comparisons. Plus, arent nuclear-trafficking Libyans just a little like Mexican drug cartels?

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No, then saved it by luring Sean Connery back for one more movie. He also discovered the likes of Steve Martin and Woody Allen on the stand-up circuit and started their movie careers. Many movers and shakers in the entertainment industry are hidden in the fine print and not seen in the spotlight, and now legendary producer David Picker is stepping out with a new memoir Musts, Maybes, and Nevers: A Book About the Movies and sharing some Hollywood tales with ETonline. PICS: Hollywood’s Hottest Movie Posters “I’ve been a very lucky guy,” says Picker. “I wound up in a situation where I was able to work with the whole spectrum of talent, from the best to not the best of my time. It was an amazing run.” The grandson of the co-founder of the Loews Theater Group, Picker got his start as a producer at United Artists in Hollywood, then became president of Paramount Pictures and later Columbia Pictures, greenlighting and guiding some of the greatest films of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. “I was in a unique position because [at United Artists], the company that I spent most of my time with, our goal was to make available to independent filmmakers the ability to make the projects that they cared most about, as opposed to the major studios, where you were bound to all sorts of ground rules [and expectations].” At UA he was responsible for such films as Midnight Cowboy, Tom Jones, Last Tango in Paris, Lenny and Help! along with recruiting legendary filmmakers Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Francois Truffaut, Louis Malle and Sergio Leone. At Paramount, he shepherded such classics as Saturday Night Fever, Grease, Heaven Can Wait, Cheech and Chong’s Up in Smoke and Ordinary People. At Lorimar, he was responsible for such films as An Officer and a Gentleman, Being There, Escape to Victory and S.O.B. At Columbia, his fingerprints are all over Punchline, Hope and Glory and The Last Emperor. As an independent producer, he made the Steve Martin/Carl Reiner-directed The Jerk, Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid and The Man with Two Brains, plus Beat Street and The Crucible with Daniel Day-Lewis, among others. On the TV side, he set up Arli$$ and such miniseries as P.T. Barnum and The Tempations. As for capturing the Beatles before they broke out, Picker explains, “Through sheer good luck, we wound up having a three-picture deal with this group.

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