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  • 'Obvious Child' star Jenny Slate and writer-director Gillian Robespierre on bodily surprises

    'Obvious Child' star Jenny Slate and writer-director Gillian Robespierre on bodily surprises
    Among the many great things about “Obvious Child” is the fact that it should finally stop anyone from lazily referring to star Jenny Slate as the person who dropped an F-bomb on her first episode of her only year on “SNL.” Yeah,...
  • Banff World Media Festival Peers Into Future of Media

    The Banff World Media Festival will use its 35th anniversary as an occasion to look ahead, according to fest exec director Ferne Cohen. "As with the industry in general we define ourselves as evolving and forward-looking," she says. Accordingly,...
  • Outfest 2014 preview: 'My Prairie Home'

    Director Chelsea McMullan's "My Prairie Home" is a genre-exploding musical documentary with an inspiring subject: the transgender alt-country singer-songwriter Rae Spoon (who prefers the gender-neutral pronoun "they"). The film takes filmgoers on a...
  • 50 years after The Beatles on 'Ed Sullivan': Documentary, tribute band show Beatles as popular as ever

    Like a shot from a revolver, Beatlemania sparked a musical revolution 50 years ago, with their groundbreaking performances on "The Ed Sullivan Show," which became the most-watched program in television history. Now, the Carroll Arts Center is...
  • Netflix Flexes Muscles in Nonfiction and Docs Emmy Race

    Netflix wants to extend its award-winning streak to documentaries. "The original programming space was a big shift for us," says Lisa Nishimura, Netflix's vice president of original documentary and comedy. The success of "House of Cards," the positive...
  • Michael Pitt Starrer 'I Origins' to Open Karlovy Vary

    LONDON -- The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will open with the international premiere of Mike Cahill's "I Origins," which will be attended by the film's lead actor Michael Pitt, Cahill and actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey. Pic enters on a young scientist...
  • Actor Jason Schwartzman, wife have a second baby girl

    Actor Jason Schwartzman, wife have a second baby girl
    It's another girl for "Saving Mr. Banks" actor Jason Schwartzman. The quirky film star's rep confirmed the news to Us Weekly on Tuesday, with People magazine confirming the arrival with its own sources. No birth details or name were given. It's...
  • Sundance's Iranian Vampire Western Gets U.S. Distribution

    Kino Lorber has acquired North American rights to "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night," five months after its world premiere at Sundance. Shot in black and white, the feature debut of Ana Lily Amirpour, is set in an imaginary Iranian underworld with...
  • 'Obvious Child's' Jenny Slate ready to be in the lead

     'Obvious Child's' Jenny Slate ready to be in the lead
    "I'm definitely wearing a bikini top as a shirt," Jenny Slate said, looking down at her body as if she were observing it for the first time that day. She was. Overalls shorts too. She'd spent the night before drinking at the Sportsmen's Lodge,...
  • 'Ping Pong Summer' serves up '80s without the fun nostalgia

    'Ping Pong Summer' serves up '80s without the fun nostalgia
    Writer-director Michael Tully's self-described "deeply, deeply personal" coming-of-age comedy "Ping Pong Summer" is a ho-hum memory piece that could have used a bit more objectivity, not to mention depth and energy. The movie is inspired by Tully's...
  • Kinology Boards British Action-Comedy 'Moonwalkers' With Ron Perlman and Rupert Grint (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Kinology is on board to co-produce and handle international sales on Antoine Bardou-Jacquet's "Moonwalkers," a British action comedy with Ron Perlman ("Before I Disappear") and Rupert Grint ("Harry Potter"), produced by Georges Bermann's Partizan....
  • Glenn Close, Damien Chazelle Honored at Sundance Institute Benefit

    "When you look at the roles she's played, they're so diverse it can blow your mind," observed Robert Redford of Glenn Close in a videotaped message screened at Wednesday night's Celebrate Sundance Institute benefit in New York. While the Sundance founder...