| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:43 PM
Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" won the Golden Globe for best motion picture drama on Sunday night.
The film’s unusual achievement, created over 12 years to capture a young boy (Ellar Coltrane) growing up and his parents (played by Patricia Arquette...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:15 PM
When people think of virtual reality, they think games. Put on a helmet where VR systems are being demonstrated, and chances are you'll be immersed in a video game. Here you are in a spaceship cockpit. Now you're driving a race car. Oh, look, you're...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Damien Chazelle braced himself for disaster.
It was opening night at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Chazelle's movie "Whiplash" was about to have its premiere in front of a packed house in Park City, Utah. Just six years out of college, Chazelle...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:15 AM
Considering how the subject of "The Imitation Game," British scientist Alan Turing, was the creator of the proto-computer, it's only fitting that Norwegian director Morten Tyldum is using one of the most ubiquitous fruits of that revolution, a cellphone,...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 1:10 PM
Olympic gold medal winner Mark Schultz is still unhappy with "Foxcatcher" director Bennett Miller, but the new year appears to have brought out a calmer side to the wrestler, who was portrayed by Channing Tatum in Miller's film.
After months of quiet...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:12 PM
The Newport Beach Film Festival has picked "The Imitation Game" for its 2014 Best Picture and Outstanding Ensemble Cast awards, according to The Weinstein Co., the film's studio.
"The Imitation Game" will be screened Monday night at a members-only...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:23 AM
The Palm Springs International Film Festival takes the international part of its name seriously.
With an emphasis on foreign-language filmmaking, alongside a sprinkling of American movies, the festival brings the world to a little oasis in the desert....
| Jan 3, 2015
| 12:22 PM
The Palm Springs International Film Festival opened Friday with a screening of “Selma” to a packed house in a local high school auditorium.
The Palm Springs festival has become an important piece of the annual awards puzzle, most notably...
| Feb 10, 2015
The 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which concluded this past weekend, marked our third year having a portrait and video studio and the numbers were right on target with the previous year, photographing 75 movies and shooting 279 portraits. During my usual...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:43 PM
Black History Month is a celebration of African-American history and culture. This year, the Daily Press is presenting a Black History Primer with the information you need to know about African-American history in four Peninsula localities. Each Sunday in...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:32 AM
Midway through its second season, Comedy Central's "Broad City" has made its mark not only for being funny and audacious, but also because the show's central dynamic is one that rarely anchors a sitcom anymore — that of a deep and abiding friendship...