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  • Yep, Lindsay Lohan is suing Rockstar Games over Grand Theft Auto V likeness [w/video]

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Toys/Games, Celebrities Well, it's official. We will have a courtroom battle between fallen starlet Lindsay Lohan and Rockstar Games, maker of the infamous Grand Theft Auto series. We last reported on the Lohan/Rockstar case...
  • 'Black Orpheus' Musical to Bring Bossa Nova to Broadway

    Pulitzer-winning playwright Lynn Nottage (pictured above) and director George C. Wolfe ("Lucky Guy," "Angels in America") have signed on to a brewing Broadway musical adaptation of Marcel Camus' 1959 film "Black Orpheus." The score of the production will...
  • Russia's Arena Acquires Sundance Audience Winner 'Green Prince'

    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Rep. -- Nadav Schirman's "The Green Prince," which opened the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance and won the audience award there, has been sold to Russian distributor Arena Film. The film won the audience award at...
  • Chad Hartigan Talks Next Feature 'Morris In America' In Karlovy Vary

    This time last year, Chad Hartigan hit Karlovy Vary midway through an extensive festival tour for his soph feature "This is Martin Bonner." Beginning at Sundance 2013 and only wrapping up at Poland's Off Plus Camera last May, the warm, intimate...
  • 'Land Ho!'? It all began with an Icelandic travel brochure

     'Land Ho!'? It all began with an Icelandic travel brochure
    The quirky senior buddy comedy "Land Ho!" may be the first movie inspired by a vacation brochure and a very outrageous doctor. Independent filmmaker Martha Stephens was planning a vacation trip with her husband to Iceland last year but her thoughts kept...
  • Il Cinema Ritrovato: Cinematic Treasures Lost and Found, Back on the Bigscreen

    A large crowd queues impatiently outside the cinema and, when the doors open, rushes in. In an instant, every available seat is taken. Toward the back of the auditorium, a dispute breaks out between two passholders over who was there first. It's a...
  • Patricia Arquette revela su madurez en 'Boyhood'

    Patricia Arquette revela su madurez en 'Boyhood'
    Patricia Arquette, uno de los rostros más salvajemente atractivos de los 90, pagó el peaje de la edad en Hollywood, una industria obsesionada con la juventud, pero ahora, a sus 46 años, desnuda su alma en Boyhood con un papel que bebe de su propia...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • Venice's Biennale College Spawns Microbudget Movies That Travel Worldwide

    Among titles competing this year in Karlovy Vary's Forum of Independents is the experimental "Memphis," by U.S. helmer Tim Sutton, which owes its existence to the Venice Film Festival's recently launched Biennale College, a groundbreaking production...
  • Jan Schuette Tapped as Dean of AFI Conservatory

    Jan Schuette has been named the dean of the AFI Conservatory. He comes from the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin, a production-based conservatory where he has served as director since 2010. He will begin at AFI in the fall. In a statement,...
  • Italian Director Alice Rohrwacher To Head Venice Lion Of The Future Jury

    TAORMINA, Sicily -- Italian director Alice Rohrwacher, recent winner of the Cannes Grand Prix for "The Wonders," will head of the jury of the Venice Film Festival's "Luigi De Laurentiis" award for best first work. Born in 1981 in Fiesole, Tuscany, to...
  • TV Review: 'Rectify,' Season Two

    The little series that could, "Rectify" is such a wispy construct, where events unfold so languidly, it's a puzzle why the hours fly by and prove consistently compelling. Much of it has to do with the casting -- which is dead-on from top to bottom, and...