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  • '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-...
  • Ted Turner Tapped for Film Independent Humanitarian Award

    Film Independent has announced that Ted Turner has been selected to be first recipients of its Humanitarian Award. The kudo is aimed at recognizing an individual in the world of film and television whose work has demonstrated a deep commitment to...
  • Five Questions for Los Angeles Film Festival Director Stephanie Allain

    Stephanie Allain is in her third year as director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, which runs June 11-19, kicking off with "Snowpiercer" and closing with "Jersey Boys." It's the fifth straight year that the festival -- now in its 20th year -- has been in...
  • From 'Harry Potter' to 'Hunger Games,' How Franchise Fever is Invading Theme Parks

    Lionsgate investors who presumed there was no more value to wring out of "The Hunger Games" beyond its final installment next year got a nice surprise last week. CEO Jon Feltheimer announced a new way to capitalize on the mega-franchise: A touring...
  • Relativity Ramping Up Acquisitions, Hires Matt Brodlie

    Relativity has hired veteran executive Matt Brodlie as exec VP of acquisitions, touting the move as a sign that the minimajor is ramping up its acquisition slate. He will report to Relativity president Tucker Tooley. Brodlie started and ran the U.S....
  • Film Review: 'Earth to Echo'

    Boasting the dubious distinction of being the first found-footage adventure made for family audiences, "Earth to Echo" reaches for the stars with its gentle sci-fi shenanigans, but the rote result remains decidedly earthbound. Tyro helmer Dave Green wears...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Feature at Spirit Awards

    "12 Years a Slave" has dominated the Independent Spirit Awards, winning best feature and four other awards including director for Steve McQueen, supporting actress for Lupita Nyong'o, screenplay for John Ridley. Matthew McConaughey won the best actor...
  • '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...
  • Best feature film '12 Years a Slave' sweeps 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 nominated....
  • Berlin: Noel Wells' Comedy 'Forev' Gets U.S. Distribution (EXCLUSIVE)

    Mance Media has acquired domestic and international rights to the Noel Wells romantic comedy "Forev." Mance Media will start presenting the title to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin this week. Gravitas Ventures will handle North American...