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  • Ticker: 'Matilda' Has A Cast, Ready To Play The Shubert

     Ticker: 'Matilda' Has A Cast, Ready To Play The Shubert
    Jennifer Blood (Broadway's "Violet," "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder") plays Miss Honey, Quinn Mattfeld (Broadway's "Pal Joey") and Cassie Silva (Broadway's "Matilda") are the Wormwoods and Bryce Ryness (Broadway's "Hair," off-Broadway's "Fly By...
  • People with autism featured in free Sprout Film Festival

    People with autism featured in free Sprout Film Festival
    A girl with autism who plays a tuba in Atlanta, a boy with developmental disabilities who becomes an animator, and a high school basketball manager with autism who gets to play in a game are people you will see in 14 films being shown as part of the...
  • Bennett croons to 'best friend' Sinatra at Tribeca fest

    Frank Sinatra used to call Tony Bennett "the best singer in the business," and Bennett returned the favor at a loving tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes, calling Sinatra "my best friend" and performing a couple of his most loved numbers. "He changed my whole...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal, Sienna Miller on Cannes Film Festival jury

    Prize winners at the Cannes Film Festival will be chosen by a jury that includes American actor Jake Gyllenhaal, Mexican director Guillermo del Toro and Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan. Malian musician Rokia Traore is also on the panel, announced...
  • Cannes 2015: Guillermo del Toro, Jake Gyllenhaal among jury members

    Cannes 2015: Guillermo del Toro, Jake Gyllenhaal among jury members
    Guillermo del Toro and Jake Gyllenhaal will be among the diverse members of the Cannes competition jury when the prestigious film festival gets underway next month. The jury is typically an eclectic mix of creators and performers, and this year’...
  • 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...