| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Next month's Maryland Film Festival will feature the local debut of "Ping Pong Summer," writer-director Michael Tully's coming-of-age tale set in Ocean City in the 1980s and starring Susan Sarandon, Lea Thompson, John Hannah and Amy Sedaris.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Matt Porterfield's new film, "I Used To Be Darker," has been a festival favorite abroad. But soon Baltimore will get the first wider-release peek.
According to a statement, the Baltimore director's third film will have its national opening in Baltimore...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 7:07 PM
Matthew Porterfield, the filmmaker behind "Putty Hill" and "Hamilton," was named the winner of the sixth annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:12 AM
William Shakespeare, whose 450th birthday is being celebrated around the world Wednesday, never seems to go out of vogue for movie directors eager to put their own spin on his classic texts.
Most of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the big...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival.
The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:29 AM
The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener "The Skeleton Twins," a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader.
Sci-fi romance/mystery "I Origins," which stars Brit Marling...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" and Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," two well-received American dramas that world premiered at the recent Sundance Film Festival, are among the 19 features set to screen in the 46th annual Directors' Fortnight sidebar at Cannes....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:44 AM
BEIJING -- The Beijing International Film Festival kicked off in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, opening with the French production "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Christophe Gans and starring Léa Seydoux and Vincent Cassel.
In only its fourth...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:41 PM
NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear.
The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
BEIJING --— The Aaron Paul driving film "Need for Speed" remained ahead of the pack at the mainland China box office for the third week in a row, racking up an additional $12.7 million in the seven days ending Sunday and bringing its total gross...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Feature documentary "Streetkids United II -- The Girls From Rio," the sequel to the 2011 Berlinale entry, has kicked off lensing in Brazil.
The second film -- in what is to become a series -- is being produced by the U.K.'s F&ME and the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Daniel Craig has exited the courtroom thriller "The Whole Truth."
The James Bond actor had been attached to star just before the Berlin Film Festival, with Nicholas Kazan ("Enough") signing on to write the script. Renee Zellweger came on board in March...