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  • TV picks: 'Crossbones,' 'Halt and Catch Fire,' 'Orange Is the New Black'

    TV picks: 'Crossbones,' 'Halt and Catch Fire,' 'Orange Is the New Black'
    "Crossbones." John Malkovich as a low-talking, pajama-wearing, Col. Kurtzian Blackbeard is certainly the main draw of NBC’s new pirate drama “Crossbones,” but he’s not the only one. Slip streaming the more hyper-paced, and R-...
  • James Franco, in flux

      James Franco, in flux
    I fear for the future of James Franco's acting career. And when I say acting, I'm referring to Franco's portrayal of other characters, not the growing number of meta performances the actor is amassing. It's not that Franco is bad at playing Franco. If...
  • SoCal playwrights score at Kennedy Center college theater festival

    SoCal playwrights score at Kennedy Center college theater festival
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. This spring’s National Football League draft will tell us who the most prized college players are. It’s thought to be a good year for quarterbacks. College and university talent...
  • SXSW: Car plows into Mohawk nightclub crowd, kills 2

    A car that hit clubgoers outside a show at the SXSW festival has left at least two dead and five critically injured, according to Austin police. The incident happened during the music portion of the multidisciplinary confab in Austin, Texas. The film...
  • 'Veronica Mars' and the Kickstarter model: Who's it for?

    'Veronica Mars' and the Kickstarter model: Who's it for?
    The tweets were coming fast and furious before many of the weekend screenings had rolled their credits: “Veronica Mars,” the Rob Thomas cult show revived as a Kickstarter film to much fanfare last year, was a bust. You probably saw five in...
  • 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,...
  • 'Blackfish's' director, now its 'steward,' finds it hard to move on

    'Blackfish's' director, now its 'steward,' finds it hard to move on
    SAN DIEGO — Gabriela Cowperthwaite looked out the window of a train at the ocean and the bros surfing and the fish taco stands whizzing by. "I'm antsy," she said, shifting in her seat. She checked her cellphone, which she had largely been ignoring...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (March 24-28, 2014)

    Noah (Paramount) Having made movies about obsessive characters looking for God -- or something like Him -- in the numerology of the Kabbalah ("Pi"), at the end of a heroin needle ("Requiem for a Dream"), and in the outer reaches of the galaxy ("The...
  • Exclusive: 'La La Land' is musical follow-up for 'Whiplash' filmmaker

    Exclusive: 'La La Land' is musical follow-up for 'Whiplash' filmmaker
    Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash” was the toast of this year's Sundance Film Festival, sweeping top prizes that set it up for a potentially nifty commercial and awards run when it hits theaters later this year. Now its writer-director,...
  • CNN Films' Documentary 'Ivory Tower' Gets Distribution

    Participant Media, Paramount and Samuel Goldwyn Films will distribute CNN Films' "Ivory Tower," which premiered at Sundance. Andrew Rossi's film will have a June theatrical release in the U.S. through Samuel Goldwyn Films. Following the theatrical...
  • Sundance Institute to Launch Lab for TV and Digital Series

    Sundance Institute is expanding its purview in a big way with plans to launch a development lab for writers and others focused on episodic projects for TV and online platforms. The move is an extension of the workshop process that has helped nurture...
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