• Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo will star in an HBO movie adaptation of "The Normal Heart," the play about the onset of the AIDS crisis in New York City.

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  • New business has been muted at the end of a five-day slot for deal-making and industry shmoozing intended to make the Venice festival more commercially attractive.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 03, 2014, 7:44 AM EST
  • Sam Raimi at the 2012 Comic-Con in San Diego.

    Film director and producer Sam Raimi, for the first time in a long career of spooking audiences with his horror films, has turned to real-life events for supernatural thriller "The Possession," now in U.S. movie theaters.

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  • If Chicago is the Windy City, then few blew there with as much impact as Von Freeman. The tenor saxophonist died August 11 at the Kindred Chicago Lakeshore Center just two months shy of his 89th birthday.

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  • In this Aug. 15, 2012 photo, Isaac Hernandez, Mexico's most internationally acclaimed male ballet dancer, rehearses in Mexico City. Hernandez wants to change ballet in Mexico and aims to lead his countrymen to the practice barre in hopes they will grab on and get hooked, just as he did as a boy.

    Just 22, Isaac Hernandez already had performed from Havana to Moscow to Jackson, Mississippi, not to mention four years as a professional with the San Francisco Ballet.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 10:30 AM EST