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  • Elvis Mitchell Replaces David Ansen as Film Independent Curator

    David Ansen has stepped down as artistic director of the Los Angeles Film Festival and Elvis Mitchell will assume his role in the newly created post of Film Independent Curator. Mitchell will be responsible for programming the festival, which recently...
  • 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 ("...
  • Film Review: 'Uncertain Terms'

    Increasingly prolific indie filmmaker Nathan Silver delivers another compact slice of life in "Uncertain Terms," an unassuming study of a man hiding out from a disintegrating marriage at his aunt's home for pregnant teens. At times so slight the entire...
  • Film Review: 'Man From Reno'

    A bilingual genre two-hander in search of common ground between Haruki Murakami's low-key alienation and the Coen brothers' deadpan existentialism, Dave Boyle's "Man From Reno" is hardly the equal of its inspirations, but it nonetheless makes for a...
  • L.A. Fest Filmmakers Bond in Palm Springs

    Thirty-nine filmmakers, plus Hollywood honchos including Sue Kroll, Catherine Hardwicke and Nancy Utley, descended on the Parker Meridien Palm Springs hotel this week for an event that's totally unique on the festival circuit: a day-and-a-half retreat...
  • Film Review: 'Inner Demons'

    A clever premise is executed with minimal imagination in "Inner Demons," a found-footage horror pic in which a crew from an "Intervention"-like reality show slowly realize their drug-addict subject may be possessed by a demon. Most convincing as an...
  • LAFF 2014: 'Earth to Echo' premieres as rare PG sci-fi flick

    A Los Angeles Film Festival audience turned out Saturday for the premiere of “Earth to Echo,” a PG-rated sci-fi flick that follows kids in Nevada aiding an alien on his journey home. Director Dave Green, who makes his feature film debut,...
  • 'Earth to Echo' Cast Talk World Cup, Social Media, 'E.T.' Comparisons

    Kids will be kids. At the L.A. Film Festival's "Earth to Echo" premiere at L.A. Live Saturday afternoon, 15-year-old star Teo Halm said his favorite scene to shoot in the film was driving a car. "I couldn't really drive it because I'm under age, but they...
  • David Wain's 'They Came Together' Completes 12-Year Journey at L.A. Film Festival

    David Wain found himself in reflective mood as his romcom spoof "They Came Together" had its West Coast premiere Monday night at the Los Angeles Film Festival. "We tried to make this in 2002 but we couldn't get the studio to do it," he told the...
  • LAFF: Sony Pictures Classics Revisits 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'

    Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard accepted the Spirit of Independence Award Monday at the Los Angeles Film Festival and discussed their paths into the industry as well as the relevance of foreign films on younger...
  • Debra Granik tells a Vietnam veteran's tale in 'Stray Dog' documentary

    Debra Granik tells a Vietnam veteran's tale in 'Stray Dog' documentary
    Since Jennifer Lawrence's breakout performance in 2010's "Winter's Bone," she's won an Oscar, launched a young adult blockbuster franchise and become the face of Dior. Since Debra Granik directed "Winter's Bone," she's been camped out at a Southern...