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  • Harmony Korine on 'Spring Breakers': 'We're doing a remix'

    Harmony Korine on 'Spring Breakers': 'We're doing a remix'
    Forget the director's cut. Here comes “Spring Breakers: The Remix." In March, the $5-million artsploitation film rippled across the cultural consciousness, spreading across social media on a viral tide of mini upturned thumbs. Starring James...
  • L.A. Film Fest: Female editors plan to gather for lively forum

    L.A. Film Fest: Female editors plan to gather for lively forum
    Women who spend most of their time in dark rooms will come into the light on Saturday for a Los Angeles Film Festival panel titled "Women in the Cut: A Celebration of Women Editors." The gathering will follow in the footsteps of last year's panel...
  • L.A. Film Fest: 'Llyn Foulkes: One Man Band' goes inside the artists' studio

    L.A. Film Fest: 'Llyn Foulkes: One Man Band' goes inside the artists' studio
    It took more than seven years to shoot the documentary "Llyn Foulkes: One Man Band," which had its world premiere Thursday night at the Los Angeles Film Festival. A relatively time span to how long it can take artist, and the film's subject, Llyn...
  • L.A. Film Festival: 'The Conjuring' conjures laughs, few screams

    L.A. Film Festival: 'The Conjuring' conjures laughs, few screams
    "The Conjuring," a horror thriller by James Wan, conjured up more laughs than screams or shivers Friday night at its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. It seemed as though the audience had either attended the reception prior to the screening and...
  • Kathleen Hanna doc 'The Punk Singer' lands with Sundance Selects

    Kathleen Hanna doc 'The Punk Singer' lands with Sundance Selects
    Sundance Selects has picked up the documentary "The Punk Singer" for North American distribution, the company said Monday. Directed by Sini Anderson, the film looks at the life and legacy of musician and activist Kathleen Hanna, best known for her...
  • Pedro Almodovar books trip back to sexy comedy in 'I'm So Excited!'

    Pedro Almodovar books trip back to sexy comedy in 'I'm So Excited!'
    It's not surprising that Pedro Almodóvar's latest film, "I'm So Excited!" is being billed as a return to the erotically obsessed, anything-goes antics that propelled the Spanish director's early camp fests. But at 63, Almodóvar isn't looking to repeat...
  • 'A Band Called Death' film screening, concerts June 27-29 in L.A.

    'A Band Called Death' film screening, concerts June 27-29 in L.A.
    The world has no shortage of examples of death arriving prematurely, but now there’s one that’s the subject of a fascinating pop music documentary. “A Band Called Death” explores the intriguing story of three brothers from...
  • The strength of Afghan women unveiled in 'Patience Stone'

    The strength of Afghan women unveiled in 'Patience Stone'
    The patience stone (syngue sabour) of Persian mythology is a magical black stone that receives the problems of those who confide in it. According to myth, when the stone has absorbed all the pain and suffering of the person, it will shatter and free the...
  • Review: The exceptional 'Short Term 12' comes by its pain honestly

    Review: The exceptional 'Short Term 12' comes by its pain honestly
    "Short Term 12" is a small wonder, a film of exceptional naturalness and empathy that takes material about troubled teenagers and young adults that could have been generic and turns it into something moving and intimate. Named for the foster care...
  • 'Short Term 12' beats long odds

    'Short Term 12' beats long odds
    Just after graduating from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, Destin Daniel Cretton took a job at a local short-term care facility for at-risk teenagers, hoping to save money to make short films on his own while he figured out what to do next....
  • Jean-Pierre Melville's 'Two Men in Manhattan' reaches U.S. fans

    American culture was more than a fascination for Jean-Pierre Melville; it was a defining component of the French director's persona and life's work. There was the surname he adopted, the Stetson hats he favored, the Cadillac he piloted through the streets...