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  • WATCH: 'Dear White People' Trailer Calls Hollywood Out

    After generating plenty of buzz at Sundance earlier this year, the new trailer for Justin Simien's "Dear White People" continues to ask pointed questions of Hollywood, offering some food for thought regarding the portrayal of black characters on the big...
  • LAFF 2014: 'Man From Reno,' Debra Granik win top prizes

    LAFF 2014: 'Man From Reno,' Debra Granik win top prizes
    A fictional detective story and a documentary about a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder took home the top prizes at the closing night of the Los Angeles Film Festival on Thursday. Dave Boyle's “Man From Reno” was given the...
  • 'Man From Reno,' Debra Granik's 'Stray Dog' Win L.A. Film Festival Awards (Complete List)

    Dave Boyle's "Man From Reno" (pictured) won the narrative jury award at the Los Angeles Film Festival awards announced Thursday evening, while Debra Granik's Vietnam vet story "Stray Dog" won the jury documentary prize. Damian John Harper's "Los à ngeles"...
  • 'Snowpiercer' director Bong Joon-ho conducts the sci-fi train his way

    'Snowpiercer' director Bong Joon-ho conducts the sci-fi train his way
    He has been referred to as Korea's version of Quentin Tarantino, with Quentin Tarantino himself recently likening him to Steven Spielberg. Now, with the ambitious sci-fi action film "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho makes his English-language debut and a bid...
  • 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...
  • Clint Eastwood Offers History Lesson as 'Jersey Boys' Closes L.A. Film Festival

    Clint Eastwood, in a slick red suit, opted for a bit of a history lesson from 50 years ago Thursday night as he introduced Warner Bros.' "Jersey Boys" as the final film of the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival. "I guess 'A Fistful Of Dollars' closed the...
  • Social Media Buzz: Kevin Hart's 'Think Like a Man Too' Set for Top Spot

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Kevin Hart, 'Think Like a Man Too' Eye No. 1 at the Box Office

    It's deja vu for Kevin Hart at the box office with Sony/Screen Gem's "Think Like a Man 2" heading for an estimated $34 million opening weekend at the U.S. box office. That's the same turf occupied two years ago by the original "Think Like a Man," which...
  • Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years

    Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years
    Imagine your dream grandpa: He's the best storyteller. Dotes on your grandma. Has plenty of sage wisdom to share. Calls you "cutie." Oh, and he's also Big Bird. That's basically Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old puppeteer who has played the 8-foot-...
  • Box Office: 'Think Like a Man Too' Parties to $30 Mil Debut

    "Think Like a Man Too," raised the roof at multiplexes this weekend, carousing its way to $30 million domestically, according to studio estimates. The Sony Pictures and Screen Gems sequel premiered on 2,225 screens and cost a modest $24 million to...
  • Danny Glover's 'Supremacy' Gets U.S. Distribution Following L.A. Film Festival Debut

    Well Go USA Entertainment has bought North American rights to the psychological thriller "Supremacy" two weeks after its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. "Supremacy," starring Joe Anderson and Danny Glover, is directed by Deon Taylor ("...