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  • Jimi Hendrix is Reborn Again

    John Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes...
  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • Tribeca 2015: George Lucas just wants to make experimental films

    Tribeca 2015: George Lucas just wants to make experimental films
    George Lucas has made known he’s put his “Star Wars” days behind him, and in a conversation Friday with Stephen Colbert at the Tribeca Film Festival, he made clear just how done with the franchise he really was—so done he’d...
  • Filmmakers dodge death in making documentary in Ukraine

    Alfred Hitchcock once said he could imagine the entire movie he was about to shoot in his head. But, as producer Danny Yourd says, documentary makers know that if you end up with the exact film you envisioned, you must have missed something. As...
  • George Lucas to Colbert: Why aren't you replacing Stewart?

    Stephen Colbert came to the Tribeca Film Festival to interview filmmaker George Lucas, but the "Star Wars" creator had a question of his own. "The perfect choice to replace that Jon Stewart fellow would have been you," Lucas told Colbert on Friday. Why,...
  • A lifetime love affair with Golden Age movie posters

    A lifetime love affair with Golden Age movie posters
    Think of them as snapshots of dreams, intense jolts of visual stimulation that convey the focused essence of a cinematic experience. I'm talking about movie posters, and I am almost as passionate about this art form as I am about film itself, which is...
  • Screenwriters dish on Terry Gilliam, Ken Russell at Enzian panel

    Screenwriters dish on Terry Gilliam, Ken Russell at Enzian panel
    Movie buffs got a bounty of backstory on two cult favorites at a Florida Film Festival panel today when screenwriters and UCF faculty members Pat Rushin and Barry Sandler discussed their collaborations with British filmmakers Terry Gilliam and Ken...
  • With critic-driven film festivals in spotlight, let's pause to focus on big picture

    With critic-driven film festivals in spotlight, let's pause to focus on big picture
    Should film critics run their own film festivals? I'm conflicted on this one. The practicalities feel a little gummy, a little sticky, but many say the results are worth it. It's the right time to ask the question, whichever side of the rapidly...
  • Jia, Sorrentino, Van Sant in Cannes lineup; selfies a no-no

    The 68th Cannes Film Festival will feature a lesbian love story starring Cate Blanchett, a Shakespearean tragedy with Michael Fassbender and films from cinema heavyweights including China's Jia Zhangke, Italy's Paolo Sorrentino and the United States'...
  • Cannes 2015: Woody Allen and Todd Haynes to join Pixar and Portman

    The Cannes Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a lineup studded with both high-profile veterans and intriguing newcomers — and that's before you even reached the vaunted competition section. Woody Allen will unveil his existential comedy “...
  • Jia, Sorrentino, Van Sant in Cannes lineup; selfies a no-no

    Jia, Sorrentino, Van Sant in Cannes lineup; selfies a no-no
    The 68th Cannes Film Festival will feature a lesbian love story starring Cate Blanchett, a Shakespearean tragedy with Michael Fassbender and films from cinema heavyweights including China's Jia Zhangke, Italy's Paolo Sorrentino and the United States'...