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  • 'A Kim Jong-Il Production' times it right, post-Sony hacking

    'A Kim Jong-Il Production' times it right, post-Sony hacking
    In publishing, as in showbiz, timing is critical. Serendipity seems to have smiled on author Paul Fischer and his new book, "A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress and a Young Dictator's Rise to...
  • Enzian to ask fans for expansion help

    Enzian to ask fans for expansion help
    On its 30th anniversary Sunday, the Enzian theater in Maitland announced it will go forward with a fundraising campaign to expand to three movie screens. Enzian President Henry Maldonado put the odds of construction at 99 percent. The theater, which has...
  • Review: 'Manuscripts Don't Burn'

    Review: 'Manuscripts Don't Burn'
    The end credits of the stealthy Iranian drama "Manuscripts Don't Burn" list Mohammad Rasoulof as writer-director. That's it. There are no actors, no technical or design colleagues cited. This is for safety's sake — safety, right behind creative...
  • Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'

     Damien Chazelle's wild, crazy ride to the Oscars with 'Whiplash'
    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...
  • South by Southwest accepts documentary by Glenbrook South graduate

    For the last four years, Glenbrook South High School graduate and filmmaker Mark Helenowski has worked on a documentary about the hard-won success of Chicago chef Curtis Duffy. Duffy built his three-Michelin-star restaurant, Grace, "from concrete box to...
  • Carbondale ready to roll out Big Muddy Film Festival

    Carbondale ready to roll out Big Muddy Film Festival
    Illinois Feb. 24-March 1: 37th Annual Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale. This is among the oldest student-organized film festivals in the country. Among films that will be shown, many of which are shorts, are documentaries, sci-fi, adult and world...
  • Andrew Jarecki's 'The Jinx' marks documentaries' big shift in real time

    Andrew Jarecki's 'The Jinx' marks documentaries' big shift in real time
    With its shocking killings, stylized reenactments and real-world consequences, "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" comes in a long line of true-crime documentaries that began more than a quarter-century ago with Errol Morris' "The Thin Blue...
  • Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)

    Oscar race is all about timing (except when it's not)
    Timing is everything in the Oscar race. Except when it's not. This year's Academy Awards field has done more than most to upend traditional rhythms of Hollywood's awards season, a normally finely-tuned red-carpet ballet. "Not my tempo" — the...
  • Behind the lens | Jay L. Clendenin builds a studio at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

     
    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...
  • Black History Month marked with events, history, music and more

    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...
  • Tello Films incubates web series

    Tello Films incubates web series
    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...