| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Samantha Geimer, the woman Roman Polanski was convicted of having sex with when she was 13, has released a provocative cover for her new memoir, “The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski.”
The image is a photograph that the “...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
It almost seemed like a typo when the Sundance Film Festival announced not one but two films made by Sebastián Silva in Chile with American actor Michael Cera. Yet it was no mistake, as the pair have indeed collaborated twice, with "Crystal Fairy" an...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
After toiling for years in a series of unsatisfying jobs, Robert Rossil finally hit on an idea that he believed could turn everything around: He would become a Hollywood screenwriter.
"I had some downfalls. I thought I had to do something big," said...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:32 PM
TORONTO (Reuters) - The world premiere of "The Fifth Estate," a ripped-from-the-headlines drama about Julian Assange and the creation of WikiLeaks, will open the 38th Toronto International Film Festival, which typically yields a number of Oscar...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When Hollywood began transitioning from black-and-white films in the early 1960s, the director Vincente Minnelli had a simple, dismissive reply to those who questioned the shift. "Color," he said, "can do anything that black-and-white can."
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Danish director Thomas Vinterberg thought he was past pedophilia.
His 1998 breakout, "The Celebration," tackled the dark, scary topic, focusing on the largely sexual secrets revealed at a family birthday party involving possible past child molestations....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The New Horizons Intl. Film Festival has announced the six completed films set to unspool at the fest's Polish Days, which takes place July 24-26.
The key industry event of the Wroclaw-set sprocket opera, Polish Days gives some 200 biz pros --...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:30 PM
The city itself dates back to the Bronze Age, the movies on display only a mere century. Yet it's more than fitting that the film festival known as Il Cinema Ritrovato makes its home in the world's oldest college town, where no sooner has the U. of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:54 AM
With director and co-writer James Gray in attendance, the period drama “The Immigrant” will open the 49th Chicago International Film Festival Oct. 10 at the Chicago Theatre. It’s the centerpiece of a gala to be dedicated to the late...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Mexico has selected Cannes competition player "Heli" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race.
Amat Escalante's divisive Mexican cartel drama about the budding love between a young girl and a policeman won the ARRI/OSRAM award for...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Opening Oct. 10 with a title yet to be announced, the 49th Chicago International Film Festival features a laundry list of proven festival favorites, including Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," starring Bruce Dern; the Coen brothers' latest, "Inside Llewyn...