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Independent (Movie Genre)

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  • Karlovy Vary to Present European Premiere of Concert Movie 'Björk: Biophilia Live'

    The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will present the European premiere of concert movie "Björk: Biophilia Live," with directors Peter Strickland and Nick Fenton attending the gala presentation. In 2011 Icelandic artist Björk came out with the...
  • Mel Gibson on Hollywood, Independent Filmmaking, Sharks, Vikings and Gary Oldman

    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic -- Mel Gibson is at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, where he received the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema. He also went on stage before an open-air screening of "Mad Max," attended...
  • Luc Besson's 'Lucy' To Open Locarno Film Festival

    ROME - Luc Besson's Scarlett Johansson-starrer "Lucy" will open the 67th Locarno Film Festival on August 6, out-of-competition. Touted by EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert as the biggest-budget pic Besson's shingle has ever produced, "Lucy" is the tale...
  • Elvis Mitchell Replaces David Ansen as Film Independent Curator

    David Ansen has stepped down as artistic director of the Los Angeles Film Festival and Elvis Mitchell will assume his role in the newly created post of Film Independent Curator. Mitchell will be responsible for programming the festival, which recently...
  • Olivia Wilde on Hollywood Sexism and Why Paul Haggis Understands Women

    Olivia Wilde is only 30, and she's co-starred in a batch of studio projects like "Tron: Legacy," "Cowboys & Aliens" and "Rush," but she still says the most interesting roles for younger actresses are in indie films. Wilde plays a mysterious short story...
  • Sherry Lansing on Female Film Execs, Hollywood Movies, Cancer Research, Education

    Sherry Lansing, the former prexy of 20th Century Fox, and chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures for 12 years, was at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week with her husband, William Friedkin, who received the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic...
  • '22 Jump Street': Phil Lord, Chris Miller are a fresh brand in comedy

    '22 Jump Street': Phil Lord, Chris Miller are a fresh brand in comedy
    Channing Tatum simply couldn't come up with enough curse words fast enough, so Jonah Hill stepped into the vulgarity breach. The actors were improvising a scene about improvisation last October, as the "21 Jump Street" veterans were graduating from...
  • L.A. Fest Filmmakers Bond in Palm Springs

    Thirty-nine filmmakers, plus Hollywood honchos including Sue Kroll, Catherine Hardwicke and Nancy Utley, descended on the Parker Meridien Palm Springs hotel this week for an event that's totally unique on the festival circuit: a day-and-a-half retreat...
  • Stephanie Allain puts stamp on the Los Angeles Film Festival

    Stephanie Allain puts stamp on the Los Angeles Film Festival
    This year's Los Angeles Film Festival opened Wednesday with the local premiere of Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic action movie "Snowpiercer" and will close Thursday with Clint Eastwood's adaptation of the musical "Jersey Boys." That kind of unexpected...
  • The Films of Richard Linklater: Ranked From Best to Worst

    JUSTIN CHANG: Andrew, if you'll allow me a brief (sort of) digression before we get down to business: A few nights ago, as part of our foolhardy mission to rank the films of Richard Linklater, I watched "Waking Life" for the first time since I'd seen it...
  • William Eubank used ingenuity — and begging — to get 'The Signal' made

    William Eubank used ingenuity — and begging — to get 'The Signal' made
    Strenuous spoiler avoidance has been maintained in most stories about "The Signal" since its premiere to ecstatic praise at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Even descriptions of the movie's genre and tone are less than straightforward. "The...
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