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Independent (Movie Genre)

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  • Film Review: 'Our Family'

    A harder-hitting companion piece to Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "Tokyo Sonata" that might well have been titled "Tokyo Requiem," "Our Family" depicts a Japanese household imploding under the strains of a crumbling economy. Yuya Ishii's first serious drama in a...
  • The last purist? Director Drake Doremus defies the wisdom

    The last purist? Director Drake Doremus defies the wisdom
    Director Drake Doremus had a clear career path ahead of him when his romantic drama "Like Crazy" swept several big awards at Sundance in 2011. With the most buzzed-about movie at the festival in years and an acquisition deal worth millions of dollars from...
  • 'Lovesick' and starstruck at Newport Beach Film Festival

    'Lovesick' and starstruck at Newport Beach Film Festival
    For Charlie Darby, love is intimately linked with lunacy. From the outside, the grade-school principal in the movie "Lovesick" — played by actor Matt LeBlanc — has everything: a great circle of friends, a supportive family and a satisfying...
  • Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' to open Los Angeles Film Festival

    Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' to open Los Angeles Film Festival
    "Snowpiercer," South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic sci-fi film set aboard a speeding train, is to open the 20th annual Los Angeles Film Festival, which runs June 11-19. Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and Tilda Swinton, "Snowpiercer"...
  • Orlando named a top city for movie lovers

    Orlando named a top city for movie lovers
    Orlando film fanatics rejoice, the City Beautiful has been named one of the best cities for movie lovers by the bloggers over at Movoto.com. It was the number of indie theaters and rental stores that earned Orlando the No. 8 spot, making it the only...
  • Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna's Ambulante film fest plays L.A.

    Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna's Ambulante film fest plays L.A.
    Ambulante, the Mexican itinerant not-for-profit documentary film festival, founded by actors Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal and producer Pablo Cruz, is crossing the border into Southern California. Aimed at using documentaries to "promote social...
  • Alec Baldwin chats: MSNBC show and his 'Seduced and Abandoned' film

    Alec Baldwin chats: MSNBC show and his 'Seduced and Abandoned' film
    Airing Monday night on HBO, "Seduced and Abandoned" is a meta-documentary in which actor Alec Baldwin and his filmmaker pal James Toback take a look at the arbitrary deal-making process behind today's movie business. Toback and Baldwin roamed the Cannes...
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  • Exclusive: Netflix gets into original-film game with 'The Square'

    Exclusive: Netflix gets into original-film game with 'The Square'
    Fresh off his controversial speech about disruptive plans for the movie business, Ted Sarandos and Netflix are looking to make a splash with an original film released under the Netflix banner. The online entertainment company is in final negotiations...
  • Live chat: 'Escape From Tomorrow' actor Roy Abramsohn on Thursday

    Live chat: 'Escape From Tomorrow' actor Roy Abramsohn on Thursday
    "Escape From Tomorrow," the unauthorized independent film that was shot guerrilla-style at Disney theme parks and made a splash at the Sundance Film Festival in January, arrives in movie theaters and on video on demand on Friday. Join us for a live chat...
  • '12 Years a Slave' earns three Gotham Independent film nominations

    '12 Years a Slave' earns three Gotham Independent film nominations
    The movie awards season got into gear Thursday morning with the nominations for the 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards. Likely Oscar contender "12 Years a Slave" earned the most nominations with three: best film, best actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor and...
  • Santa Barbara Film Festival to honor Robert Redford

    Santa Barbara Film Festival to honor Robert Redford
    The 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced Tuesday that Robert Redford will receive the American Riviera Award at a tribute Feb. 7 at the Arlington Theatre. The festival takes place Jan. 30 through Feb. 9. Redford, 77, has starred in...