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  • Joe Manganiello on 'La Bare': 'There's No Such Thing as Male Objectification'

    Joe Manganiello went from playing Big Dick Richie in 2012′s "Magic Mike" to directing "La Bare," a documentary about a group of male strippers in Dallas. This might sound like the setup for a joke, but Manganiello is serious. A classically trained...
  • Outfest 2014 preview: 'My Prairie Home'

    Director Chelsea McMullan's "My Prairie Home" is a genre-exploding musical documentary with an inspiring subject: the transgender alt-country singer-songwriter Rae Spoon (who prefers the gender-neutral pronoun "they"). The film takes filmgoers on a...
  • New CEO Takes Reins of Jerusalem Film Festival

    The Jerusalem Film Festival, long the gold standard of Israeli sprocket operas, has had more than a few bumps over the years since founder Lia Van Leer decided to step down in 2008. One of the few places to catch the best pics from Cannes, Berlin and...
  • International Star You Should Know: Sarah Snook

    SLIPPERY START: Snook took a spin in Aussie sudsers ("All Saints," "Packed to the Rafters") before scoring a small part in controversial 2011 pic "Sleeping Beauty" and a recurring role in edgy pubcaster series "Spirited." "You really have to work very...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • Music Box Acquires North American Rights To Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Standout 'Alleluia' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box has acquired all North American rights to Belgian genre filmmaker Fabrice du Welz's gritty horror movie "Alleluia," a Cannes' Directors' Fortnight standout repped by SND. "Alleluia" stars Lola Duenas...
  • Watch: Dan Stevens is an Unwanted Visitor in 'The Guest'

    As if to permanently put those "Matthew Crawley-esque" typecasting worries to bed, "Downton Abbey" alum Dan Stevens' upcoming role has him starring as a something's-not-quite-right surprise visitor in the Sundance standout "The Guest." Directed by "You'...
  • Keira Knightley Says 'Begin Again' Was Welcome Break from Dying On Screen

    Keira Knightley was tired of being depressed and ill. On screen, at least. The Oscar-nominated actress spent five years playing a series of heavy roles -- from a young woman harvested for her organs in "Never Let Me Go" to a love-struck Russian...
  • Dermot Mulroney to Star in 'Insidious: Chapter 3′

    Dermot Mulroney will star in "Insidious: Chapter 3" with Leigh Whannell directing from his own script. Shooting will start July 7. Whannell made the announcement Wednesday on his Twitter account: HUGELY excited to officially announce that great actor/...
  • Sundance Next Fest brings movies and music together in L.A. Aug 7-10

    Sundance Next Fest brings movies and music together in L.A. Aug 7-10
    The Sundance Institute announced Wednesday the lineup for the upcoming Sundance Next Fest, a combination of film and music events in Los Angeles running Aug. 7-10. Though the weekend will be anchored in downtown L.A., the event will open with a 10th-...
  • 'Napoleon Dynamite' Kicks Off Sundance Next Fest in L.A.

    The Sundance Institute Next Fest will kick off with a 10th anniversary screening of "Napoleon Dynamite" on Aug. 7 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The film, starring Jon Heder and directed by Jared Hess, premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival....