| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Three months after Salma Hayek's production "The Prophet" screened in Cannes as a work in progress -- and a few days after her 48th birthday -- the completed film will unspool at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. Hayek, who also produced "Frida" and sitcom...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
International production company BN Films has expanded into New York, opening an East Coast office with Jonathan Gray, senior partner of the law firm Gray Krauss Stratford Sandler Des Rochers LLP, at its helm. Gray, who will also continue at his law...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:30 PM
For most folks, the phrase "Sundance," besides the famous association with Robert Redford, invokes the annual well-covered film festival in snowy Utah. The larger Sundance Institute, founded by Redford in 1981, also puts on other events, including the new...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:00 PM
"Noche de Cine," a movie night at the Hollywood Bowl on Thursday, was also a noche de Gustavos.
Gustavo Dudamel conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the second of his two concerts in the Hollywood Bowl's Americas & Americans festival. Guitarist...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
There are often seminal moments in a popular TV show that critics and fans cite when recommending it.
For HBO's "True Detective," one of those was the six-minute tracking shot that used a single take to follow Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson's...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos will receive the industry tribute at the Gotham Independent Film Awards, the annual fete presented by the New York-based Independent Filmmaker Project.
The Gotham Awards' tribute represents the latest industry...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Another day, another white dude's mythical vision of the South centered on economically disadvantaged black folk. After David Gordon Green's "George Washington" and Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild," a cynic has to wonder whether writer-...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The teenage girl Sepideh only wants to look at the stars.
A student of astronomy and worshipful devotee of Albert Einstein, she dreams of joining the young men who trek out nightly in the desert south of Tehran to gaze at constellations. But such...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:20 PM
You may have missed it for the racket produced by the majority of movies currently going boom-boom — or, in the case of "The Lone Ranger," bust-bust — at the multiplex. But with the arrival of Sundance Film Festival sensation "Fruitvale...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 9:54 PM
PARK CITY, Utah — “Whiplash,” Damien Chazelle's debut feature about a fraught relationship between a teacher and student at a New York music school, was the big winner at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night, taking the top...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Awards season is a boisterous clamor for attention, full of prestige picture releases and endless marketing dollars strewn to support them — all with the goal of taking home a few statues early next year. But amid the ado there are exceptions: The...