The Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival kicks off July 27, and will play five other environmental films on July 29. read more
The ‘Game of Thrones’ star will journey to Italy right after season 7 debuts on HBO. read more
The country singer starred in a 1976 version of the film alongside Barbra Streisand. read more
The role of women in the industry, and the representation of female experience seem unavoidable in the discourse on Southeast Asian cinema. Mouly Surya, whose “Marlina, the Murderer in Four Acts,” will unspool in Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes, is not a working in a vacuum. In fact, such directors as Nia Dinata, Nan Achnas, Kamila… […]
Production on the film, “Changeland” begins this week.
“Claws” star Niecy Nash skips film festival, reason remains unclear
Talk about pedal power! This year’s annual Bike Film Festival is a 50-film statement of the empowerment.
When “Straight Outta Compton” opened in August of 2015 to over $60 million — about $20 million more than most trades predicted — a conversation sparked about the industry’s failure to properly track movies that target people of color. “You can’t track black,” Jeff Clanagan, CEO of CodeBlack Entertainment said in a 2015 Variety report…. […]
Fernando Cardona, the star of Jim McKay’s supremely confident and captivating independent feature “En el Séptimo Día” (“On the Seventh Day”), has the most hypnotic face I’ve seen on an actor in months. Cardona is handsome — bedroom eyes, chiseled smile — and in the movie his stoically sexy features are set off by a… […]
Despite having invested in Chinese and Hollywood movies, Yu Yongfu, chairman of Alibaba Pictures, does not want to be confused with a conventional film producer or distributor. “We set out to be a service provider,” said Yu, who joined the film industry late last year and is attending the Shanghai International Film Festival for the… […]
All eyez are on the lies in the new Tupac Shakur film.
The SummerDocs series returns for its ninth year as the festival will also host free Friday and Sunday screenings. read more
He also worked with famed writer-director Melvin Frank on ‘The Prisoner of Second Avenue,’ ‘A Touch of Class’ and ‘The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox.’ read more
Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Santa Monica area Movie at Studio City Branch Library: “Beauty and the Beast” (2017), 2:30 p.m. June 16. 12511 Moorpark St. 818-755-7873. www.lapl.org LA Film Festival: Film Independent, a nonprofit arts organization, shows new American and international documentaries, features and shorts, June 16-22.
French-born, NYU Tisch-educated director Vladimir de Fontenay’s “Mobile Homes” is born out of a paradox: Inspired by the uniquely American sight of a prefab home rolling down the highway, its very existence owes to the foreign helmer’s naïveté. Whereas locals might take such an image for granted, de Fontenay was compelled to make a film… […]
The 2017 Seattle International Film Festival announced its audience award recipients and official competition winners on Sunday. Films “At the End of the Tunnel” and “Sami Blood (Sameblod)” and documentaries “Dolores” and “Becoming Who I Was” were the standouts from the Washington-based competition. Over 82,000 ballots were cast at SIFF this year for the five… […]
Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Santa Monica area Movie at Studio City Branch Library: “Passengers” (2016), 2:30 p.m. June 9. 12511 Moorpark St. 818-755-7873. www.lapl.org Dances with Films: Documentaries, features and shorts, June 9-11. Check website for schedule.
Back on the island where he’s wanted by local gangsters who just killed an old friend and former accomplice, a young Corsican reminisces about the events that set him on the shady path of criminal behavior and political radicalism in Thierry de Peretti’s “A Violent Life,” a complex, intense and physical tale of crime and punishment…. […]
A lonely young dairy farmer obsessed with his work will stop at nothing to save his cows from the threat of an epidemic that could decimate them in Hubert Charuel’s gripping and personal first feature, “Bloody Milk,” a solemn take on rural life that intriguingly toys with thriller conventions. Festivals looking for an unconventional noir… […]