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  • 'Whiplash,' exquisite and painful, hits all the right notes

    'Whiplash,' exquisite and painful, hits all the right notes
    Fear. Passion. Blood. Sweat. Tears. Pounding through the beat of a drum. Screaming in the crash of the cymbals. Fast, furious, raging perfection in bleeding hands, broken sticks, broken relationships, broken lives. Debris surrounding transcendent...
  • Film Society of Lincoln Center Using Polaroids to Capture NYFF A-Listers

    The Polaroid 20×24 camera looks downright surreal, like one of those old accordion cameras inflated beyond all reasonable proportion. It gets even wackier when you imagine a growing roster of film industry A-listers and rising stars standing in front of...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's 'Serena' to Close St. Petersburg International Media Forum

    The St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum has announced its opening and closing films for the upcoming event. The Cannes prize-winning Canadian film "Mommy" will open the forum, while Jennifer Lawrence's "Serena," from Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier, will...
  • Cinematographers Guild Names Special Awards Recipients

    D.p.'s Michael Goi, John Bailey and Judy Irola are among the special award recipients who will be honored in conjunction with the International Cinematographers Guild's Emerging Cinematographer Awards. The awards will be presented during the ECA...
  • Oscars: Kosovo to Submit 'Three Windows and a Hanging'

    For the first time, Kosovo is eligible to submit a film to the Oscars in the foreign-language film category, and will be proposing "Three Windows and a Hanging." "Three Windows and a Hanging," directed by Isa Qosja and written by Zymber Kelmendi, follows...
  • Simon Helberg's 'We'll Never Have Paris' Acquired for U.S. by Orion Releasing

    The directorial debut of "Big Bang Theory" star Simon Helberg, "We'll Never Have Paris," has been acquired for North American rights by Orion Releasing. Orion will release the film theatrically in select markets on Jan. 22, 2015 in advance of a VOD...
  • Director Damien Chazelle orbiting Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'

    Director Damien Chazelle orbiting Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'
    Damien Chazelle, the writer-director of the Sundance hit "Whiplash," could be charting a course for the moon. The 29-year-old filmmaker is in talks to direct "First Man," a biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong, for Universal Pictures, the Los Angeles...
  • 'Whiplash' director, stars march to a friendly beat — off-screen

    'Whiplash' director, stars march to a friendly beat — off-screen
    There were bongos and congas, pristine Ludwig kits, dusty vintage sets that used to belong to famous people. Miles Teller eyed his options inside the Professional Drum Shop in Hollywood and settled on a Jamaican steel pan, picking up some mallets and...
  • Scott Foley's Directorial Debut Acquired by Tribeca Film, Well Go USA

    Tribeca Film and Well Go USA have teamed to acquire North American rights to"Let's Kill Ward's Wife," the directorial debut of Scott Foley. Actor Foley ("Scandal"), who wrote and directed the black comedy, lined up a cast of familiar faces for the...
  • 'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps

     'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps
     When director Ava DuVernay was making her new film, "Selma," about the 1965 civil rights marches in Alabama, she found herself in an odd position: re-creating the charged events in the very locations where they took place. To add to the surrealness,...
  • Paul Dano finds sunnier side of Brian Wilson in 'Love & Mercy'

    Paul Dano finds sunnier side of Brian Wilson in 'Love & Mercy'
     Paul Dano is having a light moment. Seared into memory as "Little Miss Sunshine's" sullen, silent teen, "There Will Be Blood's" fire-and-brimstone devil, and "12 Years a Slave's" maniacal overseer, the young actor has a role in a heralded new movie...