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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...
  • 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...
  • Film to show how ancestors of Boca family hid in cave during WW II

    Film to show how ancestors of Boca family hid in cave during WW II
    Thanks to Michelle Brandfon's heroic great-aunt, there are dozens of descendants of the Stermer family today in the United States and Canada. Her great-aunt, Esther Stermer, was a Jewish matriarch who hid with her husband, six children and two...
  • 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...
  • Asia tuning in for Oscars' glitz and glamour even as its own films fail to make the shortlists

    Asia will be tuning in to the Oscars and its glitz and glamour, even though the region's films are missing from the shortlists. Users of Chinese social media discuss animatedly whether comedy "Birdman" or the 12-years-in the-making "Boyhood" will win...
  • 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
  • Wim Wenders applies 3D to drama in new movie completed just in time for Berlin festival

    Wim Wenders has made a new foray into 3D with his drama "Every Thing Will Be Fine," which he got ready just in time for its premiere Tuesday at the Berlin International Film Festival. The movie, starring James Franco, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Richard...
  • 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'...