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  • Golden Globes 2015: 'Boyhood' wins for drama film

    Golden Globes 2015: 'Boyhood' wins for drama film
    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...
  • Virtual reality isn't just for video games

    Virtual reality isn't just for video games
    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...
  • 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...
  • 'Imitation Game' director Morten Tyldum on doing justice to Alan Turing

     'Imitation Game' director Morten Tyldum on doing justice to Alan Turing
    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,...
  • 'Foxcatcher' wrestler follows up on Twitter rant against director

    'Foxcatcher' wrestler follows up on Twitter rant against director
    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...
  • Newport Beach festival names 'Imitation Game' top film

    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...
  • Behind the scenes at Palm Springs Film Festival: Photos and video

    Behind the scenes at Palm Springs Film Festival: Photos and video
    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....
  • Palm Springs Film Fest: 'Selma' a powerful opener

    Palm Springs Film Fest: 'Selma' a powerful opener
    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...
  • 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...