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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tribeca 2015: Fest will open this year with 'SNL' movie

    Tribeca 2015: Fest will open this year with 'SNL' movie
    The Tribeca Film Festival is catching "Saturday Night Live" fever for this year's opening night. The New York film confab will kick off its 2015 gathering on April 15 with "Live From New York!," nonfiction filmmaker Bao Nguyen's look at the long-running...
  • 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...
  • Complete coverage of the Florida Film Festival

    Complete coverage of the Florida Film Festival
  • Jennifer Aniston nails her role in 'Cake,' living with chronic pain

    Jennifer Aniston nails her role in 'Cake,' living with chronic pain
    More than two decades ago, Tom Hanks won his first Best Actor Oscar for the movie “Philadelphia,” contributing to a national social movement to better the lives of people who are HIV positive. It was a timely movie for the country. I was the...
  • Four-star musical 'The Last Five Years' opens Feb. 20

    Four-star musical 'The Last Five Years' opens Feb. 20
    Since seeing "The Last Five Years" while covering the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival, I've been in shock that I loved a musical. See, I hate musicals. They're annoying and shallow. I'm always open to them and rarely impressed. But that wasn'...
  • Catlow's Oscar shorts screening a hot ticket

    Not so long ago, the films nominated in the short films category of the Academy Awards were typically a mystery — something heard about but seldom able to be seen. That's all changed now, though, thanks to special events like the annual Oscar-...
  • Amazon will stream 'Transparent' free for one day

    Amazon will stream 'Transparent' free for one day
    Don't have Amazon Prime? The ecommerce colossus will let you binge-watch all 10 episodes of "Transparent," the Golden Globe-winning series starring Jeffrey Tambor, for one day only. On Saturday, Jan. 24, the series will be free to all visitors via the...
  • 'Mommy' showers audiences with excessive emotion

    'Mommy' showers audiences with excessive emotion
    It's been tempting for admiring film cognoscenti to label 25-year-old French Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan a fully grown talent, given his five features in the last five years. Dolan's character studies revel in excess of feeling, and his new film...
  • Another adventurous program awaits at Palm Springs film festival

    Another adventurous program awaits at Palm Springs film festival
    The fastest-selling screening at the annual Palm Springs International Film Festival requires a solemn vow — the Secret Screening. It's a film presentation so secret that audience members are asked to sign a promise that they won't talk about the...