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  • LAFF 2014: 'Beyoncé' visual album comes to life at screening

    LAFF 2014: 'Beyoncé' visual album comes to life at screening
    Last December, Beyoncé fans were treated to a sudden surprise: the unannounced release of the star’s self-titled visual album, featuring 14 new songs and 17 new music videos.  “I see music. It’s more than just what I hear,”...
  • L.A. Film Festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller 'Snowpiercer'

    L.A. Film Festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller 'Snowpiercer'
    L.A. Kings fans may have crowded downtown bars for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night, but hundreds flocked to nearby L.A. Live to kick off the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival with their own icy spectacle: the sci-fi thriller “...
  • Cast of 'Dear White People' hopes the satire makes people think

    Cast of 'Dear White People' hopes the satire makes people think
    “Dear White People” may be a satire about race relations but cast members said they hope people walk away with more than just a few laughs. The film, which played at the recently concluded Los Angeles Film Festival, follows a group of...
  • Tribeca Film Fest Has Lost Its Footing But Found Its Calling

    Compared to other sprocket operas of its size and stature, the Tribeca Film Festival is still an astonishingly young to-do. Founded in 2002, the event has only just entered its teens, and like any entity that age, its identity remains in flux. I say...
  • Sharon Stone Seduces Jay Baruchel for 'The Graduate' Live Read

    Film Independent at LACMA closed out its season Thursday with a Live Read of "The Graduate." Director Jason Reitman led the event. Before the Live Read began, Reitman made an announcement that someone very special was in the packed 600-seat Bing Theatre....
  • Lisa Cholodenko Set as Guest Director for L.A. Film Festival

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has tapped filmmaker Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") as guest director. The festival, now in its 20th anniversary, takes place June 11-19 in downtown Los Angeles. Past guest directors include David O....
  • Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight' Reading Rescheduled to April 19

    The stage reading of Quentin Tarantino's shelved script for "The Hateful Eight" has been rescheduled for April 19 at the theater at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Film Independent said that "unforeseen circumstances" had forced it to switch the...
  • 'Snowpiercer' to Open L.A. Film Festival

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has set Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" as the opening night film on June 11, two weeks before the film's U.S. release from Radius-TWC. The festival, now in its 20th year, is centered in downtown Los Angeles at L.A. Live and...
  • Chris Evans: 'Captain America' Fight Scenes Are 'Wildly Authentic' Thanks to Frank Grillo

    The Cinema Society and Gucci Guilty hosted a screening of Marvel Studios' "Captain America: The Winter Solider," at New York's Tribeca Grand Hotel Monday. Though there are lots of nifty gadgets and large-scale battle scenes, the film hinges around one-on-...
  • Watch: Chris Evans in 'Snowpiercer' Trailer

    Radius-TWC has debuted its official U.S. trailer for Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." Chris Evans stars with Ed Harris, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton and Octavia Spencer in the sci-fi spectacle based on Jean-Marc Rochette's comicbook...
  • L.A. Film Festival to Premiere Relativity's 'Earth to Echo'

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has set a world premiere of Relativity's "Earth to Echo" for June 14 -- three weeks before the July 2 opening of the sci-fi adventure. "Earth to Echo" stars Teo Halm, Brian "Astro" Bradley and Reese Hartwig as friends...