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Story | Oct 30, 2013 | 9:55 AMJohn Ridley's Hendrix biopic, All Is by My Side, starring dead ringer and Outkast member André Benjamin as Jimi (but without any of Jimi's actual music), premiered last month at the Toronto Film Festival (to mixed reviews). On Nov. 5, Bloomsbury publishes Starting At Zero: His Own Story, a collection of Hendrix's own lyrics and writings — on hotel stationary, cigarette packs and beer mats — stitched together with interviews and lyrics. That same day, Experience Hendrix, Jimi's official estate, unleashes their own double-dose: American Masters: Jimi Hendrix — Hear My Train A Comin', a PBS documentary (beefed up with extras for the DVD), and Miami Pop Festival, a CD and double 12" vinyl release marking the first time the Experience's 1968 performance hits the non-bootleg market.
Story | Oct 19, 2014 | 8:30 PM
At least three entertaining films are jostling for position in Australian writer-director Julius Avery's messily propulsive debut feature "Son of a Gun" -- and if none ultimately emerges dominant, the red-blooded tussle between them is never dull to...
Story | Oct 19, 2014 | 5:54 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TLA Releasing has bought all U.S. distribution rights to Spanish helmer Mikel Rueda's coming-of-age gay drama "Hidden Away," sold by Paris-based Wide Management. The U.S. deal culminates an upbeat performance by "Hidden Away"...
Story | Oct 19, 2014 | 10:44 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It may have received only a screenplay award at Cannes, but Andrei Zvyagintsev's stinging satirical drama "Leviathan" came out on top at the 58th BFI London Film Festival. At a lavish awards dinner in Westminster's...