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  • Sundance Next Fest brings movies and music together in L.A. Aug 7-10

    Sundance Next Fest brings movies and music together in L.A. Aug 7-10
    The Sundance Institute announced Wednesday the lineup for the upcoming Sundance Next Fest, a combination of film and music events in Los Angeles running Aug. 7-10. Though the weekend will be anchored in downtown L.A., the event will open with a 10th-...
  • DreamWorks Taps 'American Pie's' Weitz Brothers for 'Like Father, Like Son' Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

    DreamWorks is moving ahead with its remake of Japanese child-swap drama "Like Father, Like Son," bringing on the writing team of Paul and Christopher Weitz. DreamWorks acquired English-language remake rights to "Like Father, Like Son" last year following...
  • The West of old, new and myth meet in Durango, Colo.

    The West of old, new and myth meet in Durango, Colo.
    Without railroads and mines, what would the American West be? Less populous, less prosperous, less polluted. And the town of Durango might not be anything at all. Durango, sporty and historic, stands 6,520 feet above sea level among the San Juan...
  • U.S. Indie Titles 'Listen Up Philip' and 'Buzzard' Set For Locarno Fest Launches

    ROME - U.S. indie helmers look set to play prominently at the upcoming 67th Locarno Film Festival where Alex Perry's Jason Schwartzman-starrer "Listen Up Philip" and Joel Potrykus' "Buzzard" will both have their international preems. Both directors are...
  • EDC death: Dark cloud hovers over 'Under the Electric Sky'

    EDC death: Dark cloud hovers over 'Under the Electric Sky'
    For many documentaries, a news development can provide a crucial boost, especially if it comes as a film is about to hit theaters. But sometimes current events can cut the other way, casting an unexpectedly tragic shadow over a film. That’s...
  • Jason Schwartzman-Elisabeth Moss Comedy 'Listen Up Philip' Gets North American Distribution

    Tribeca Film has acquired North American rights to Alex Ross Perry's dark comedy "Listen Up Philip," starring Jason Schwartzman and Elisabeth Moss. Tribeca will release "Philip" theatrically beginning Oct. 17 with video-on-demand platforms following on...
  • 'Internet's Own Boy' explores hacker Aaron Swartz's life, death

     'Internet's Own Boy' explores hacker Aaron Swartz's life, death
    Aaron Swartz was both a hero of the Internet age and a victim of it. On Jan. 12, 2013, Swartz, a developer of Reddit who had become an Internet folk hero with his commitment to make online content free to the public, hanged himself in his Brooklyn...
  • Michael Fassbender Has a Papier Mache Head for Music in 'Frank' Trailer

    The newly-released U.S. trailer for the Sundance hit "Frank" is as bizarre as one would expect for an oddball comedy about a musician who wears a papier mache head. Michael Fassbender hides behind a giant fake head for the entirety of the film. However,...
  • Film Review: 'Last Weekend'

    The lifestyles of the rich and petulant require a certain amount of critical distance to be relatable -- or even watchable -- to unaffiliated viewers. There's a bit of that perspective in "Last Weekend," albeit not nearly enough to make this Lake Tahoe-...
  • Watch: 'Love Is Strange' Trailer Starring John Lithgow, Alfred Molina

    "Love Is Strange," which stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, doesn't have the set up you'd expect for a film about a newlywed couple. Instead, the film is about a recently married same-sex couple adjusting to separate living situations. The modern-...
  • In the mood for a weekend movie? Think small

    In the mood for a weekend movie? Think small
    When it comes to this weekend’s new movies, we have high hopes for Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys,” but a little Frankie Valli goes a long way. This may be the weekend to consider a smaller screen for a film with no less ambition....
  • Rian Johnson boarding 'Star Wars' franchise as writer and director

    Rian Johnson boarding 'Star Wars' franchise as writer and director
    "Looper" writer-director Rian Johnson will write and direct "Star Wars: Episode VIII" and pen a treatment for Episode IX, a spokesperson for Johnson confirmed to The Times. Johnson, who broke out as a director at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005...