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  • ‘Divergent': Shailene Woodley, Theo James promise emotional ‘Insurgent’

     
    Shailene Woodley kicked off 2014 with the Sundance Film Festival premiere of “White Bird in a Blizzard,” the Gregg Araki […]...
  • 'Love Is Strange' MPAA rating controversy

    'Love Is Strange' MPAA rating controversy
    Funded by the studios and lousy with hypocrisy, the Motion Picture Association of America's rating system routinely leads to head-scratchers that defy logic and, in their small way, promulgate our image as a bloodthirsty yet prudish nation — crazy...
  • Roskino Unveils St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum Line-up, Poster

    LONDON -- Roskino CEO, Katya Mtsitouridze, has unveiled the official poster and line-up of events for the first ever St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum, which was introduced at the Cannes Film Festival. The Media Forum, which is organized by Roskino,...
  • Ethan Hawke Documentary Acquired by Sundance Selects

    Sundance Selects has bought U.S. and Latin American rights to Ethan Hawke's documentary "Seymour: An Introduction," just prior to its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. The documentary, which profiles pianist Seymour Bernstein, was produced...
  • WATCH: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' Gets First Trailer (VIDEO)

    With the film set to hit the festival circuit in the next month, Open Road has released the first trailer for Jon Stewart's directorial debut, "Rosewater." The pic stars Gael Garcia Bernal and tells the true story of a journalist who was detained in Iran...
  • INTERVIEW-Indonesia massacre filmmaker has no time for feelgood films

    By Mike Davidson VENICE, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Joshua Oppenheimer, whose film about a 1960s massacre in Indonesia has caused a sensation at the Venice Film Festival, says he has no time for human rights documentaries that suggest everything will turn out...
  • Indonesia massacre filmmaker has no time for feel-good films

    VENICE (Reuters) - Joshua Oppenheimer, whose film about a 1960s massacre in Indonesia has caused a sensation at the Venice Film Festival, says he has no time for human rights documentaries that suggest everything will turn out fine. "The Look of Silence"...
  • Jennifer Aniston, Will Forte Talk Chemistry for 'Life of Crime's' Dark Caper Roles

    After six years of bringing together the Elmore Leonard novel-turned-indie film, the cast and crew of "Life of Crime" arrived Wednesday night for its West Coast premiere at the ArcLight Hollywood. Stars Jennifer Aniston and Will Forte displayed a...
  • Review: 'Frank' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Frank' ★★&#9733 1/2
    An extraordinarily well-sustained one-joke movie, Lenny Abrahamson's "Frank" has no earthly reason to function beyond the 10-minute point. And yet there it is: a functioning, funny, weirdly touching fable of artistic angst and aspiration, a meditation...
  • 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' documentary looks at L.A. slaying suspect

     'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' documentary looks at L.A. slaying suspect
    For nearly a quarter-century, police said, Lonnie Franklin Jr. terrified people in South Los Angeles, luring women to his backyard camper with money and drugs and then brutally murdering them. Franklin was arrested in 2010, and accusations about his...
  • Venice throws two big film parties - one with gold powder

    By Michael Roddy VENICE, Aug 28 (Reuters) - There may be no more breathtaking place than Venice to throw a big party. That must be why, to open the 71st Venice Film Festival, there were two of them - back to back, dripping with glamour, gourmet food...
  • Iceland wows movie producer from Orlando

    Iceland wows movie producer from Orlando
    Film producer Christina Jennings is giving new meaning to going on location. The former Orlando resident so loved Iceland while making the movie “Land Ho!” that she will move there next month. “I was just completely taken with it,&...