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  • Amid Baltimore unrest, new film challenges a popular police weapon

    Amid Baltimore unrest, new film challenges a popular police weapon
    When Nick Berardini was a senior at the University of Missouri, he learned of the story of Stanley Harlan. Harlan, 23, had been shocked with a Taser by police for more than 30 seconds after a routine traffic stop outside his home in Moberly, Mo., in 2008....
  • Documentary on T-Rex 'Sue' leads to pardon push for paleontologist

    Documentary on T-Rex 'Sue' leads to pardon push for paleontologist
    Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. But there's one black mark on his record: a federal conviction that...
  • Cannes 2015: Gaspar Noe, Palme d'Or director added to lineup

    Cannes 2015: Gaspar Noe, Palme d'Or director added to lineup
    The Cannes Film Festival rounded out its programming Thursday, naming Gaspar Noe’s anticipated “Love” as an out-of-competition selection and adding two titles to the main competition. Noe’s fourth feature -- and his first since...
  • The Maryland Film Festival announces the first 10 feature films in this year's lineup

    The Maryland Film Festival announces the first 10 feature films in this year's lineup
    A Stanley Nelson-directed examination of the Black Panther movement, a doc following a metal band of Brooklyn teens called Unlocking the Truth that became a viral sensation, and a look at the life and career of 1950s-heartthrob-turned-John-Waters-...
  • CIMMFest marries music and movies

    CIMMFest marries music and movies
    This Thursday, the seventh Chicago International Movies and Music Festival begins making a racket and throwing images on screens for four days of narrative features, music documentaries and live performances. The action is concentrated in the Wicker...
  • Balaban, Rockwell to talk movies at Florida Film Festival

    Balaban, Rockwell to talk movies at Florida Film Festival
    Celebrities help bolster the appeal of the Florida Film Festival year after year, and 2015 is no different. Bob Balaban and Sam Rockwell, two actors known for their offbeat charm, will sit for question-and-answer sessions. First up is Balaban, who...
  • Life in the Fab Lane: Promenade's new cinema promises to be posh, delicious, cultured

    The Promenade at Coconut Creek, which is already home to hot spots such as Pyure Aveda Salon, It's Sugar candy store and Ethos Greek Bistro, is about to get even more luxurious when Silverspot Cinema opens sometime in May at the flourishing shopping...
  • Newport Beach Film Festival: 'A Brave Heart' shows Lizzie Velasquez's fight

    Newport Beach Film Festival: 'A Brave Heart' shows Lizzie Velasquez's fight
    Sara Hirsh Bordo's documentary "A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story" begins with silence, a blank white wall and then a woman's face. That face may be jarring to unprepared viewers — an understanding that led Bordo to place it on the...
  • In ‘Fury Road,’ a new ‘Mad Max’ hurtles into familiar mythology

     
    AUSTIN, Texas — The three films in the “Mad Max” trilogy have always felt like primal epics, as if they […]...
  • Amy Winehouse's family slams documentary as 'misleading'

    Amy Winehouse's family slams documentary as 'misleading'
    Amy Winehouse's family have spoken out against an upcoming documentary that follows the late singer's life, blasting it as "misleading." The family issued a statement to People saying they would like to "disassociate themselves from the forthcoming...
  • ‘Jurassic World’ is open at last, but safety isn’t guaranteed

     
    In Universal's upcoming 3-D adventure “Jurassic World,” the globe's most unique theme park has added some exciting new attractions, including […]...