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  • Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' to open Los Angeles Film Festival

    Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' to open Los Angeles Film Festival
    "Snowpiercer," South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic sci-fi film set aboard a speeding train, is to open the 20th annual Los Angeles Film Festival, which runs June 11-19. Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and Tilda Swinton, "Snowpiercer"...
  • Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival

    Lisa Cholodenko named guest director of L.A. Film Festival
    The Academy Award-nominated writer and director Lisa Cholodenko ("The Kids Are All Right," "High Art") will serve as guest director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. The festival takes place June 11-19 in downtown L.A....
  • 'The Frank Morgan Story' sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival

     'The Frank Morgan Story' sounds like a fine fit at L.A. Film Festival
    Frank Morgan was a legendary jazz saxophonist, recording 20 albums and crafting a unique sound that attracted the likes of Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington. But perhaps what's most remarkable is that Morgan accomplished all this while spending 30 years...
  • Los Angeles Film Festival names 2014 jurors

    Los Angeles Film Festival names 2014 jurors
    "Short Term 12" director Destin Daniel Cretton, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" editor Lynzee Klingman and "Middle of Nowhere" composer Kathryn Bostic are among the jury members of this year's Los Angeles Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday and...
  • 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,”...
  • '12 Years a Slave' wins big at Film Independent Spirit Awards

    The period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. It won in all but two categories in which it was...
  • 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

    “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....