| 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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For the first time in a long time, it didn't snow in Park City, Utah, during the Sundance Film Festival, not even a flurry. The barren hills surrounding the town provided a physical echo of a festival that was not overflowing with greatness either. But,...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Sandra Bullock could soon sign on for the hard-knock life: The Oscar-winner is reportedly in talks to play the boozed-up Miss Hannigan in Sony Pictures' planned reboot of "Annie."
Bullock would star alongside "Beasts of the Southern Wild's" Quvenzhane...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Joe Swanberg has long been a director whose films have been more widely talked about than actually seen. He has become controversial for his improvisational style of ultra-low-budget filmmaking, his frank depictions of sexuality and his central position...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:30 AM
CANNES, France -- You’d expect a savvy pro such as Octavia Spencer to have dropped in on the Cannes Film Festival once or twice over the years.
But there she was on Thursday afternoon, taking it all in like a wide-eyed tourist.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
Enjoy a fall day at the beach while brushing up on your film knowledge at the Rehoboth Independent Film Festival. The five-day event by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society begins Wednesday, Nov. 6, and...