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  • Gotham awards: 'Birdman' flies as Inarritu, Linklater swap speeches

    Gotham awards: 'Birdman' flies as Inarritu, Linklater swap speeches
    A topsy-turvy awards day began with “Boyhood” and matured into “Birdman,” as the two dramas traded prizes at a pair of East Coast institutions. The Richard Linklater film kicked off the post-Thanksgiving awards burst by taking top...
  • 'CitizenFour,' documentary about Edward Snowden, will play at the Naro

    'CitizenFour,' documentary about Edward Snowden, will play at the Naro
     "CitizenFour," the award-winning documentary about controversial whistle blower Edward Snowden, will play at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday night.  The film earned the top award last Friday night from the International Documentary...
  • Oscar race is crowded for best picture, screenplay

    It's the most wonderful time of the year with critics' prizes and best-ofs bestowing a bounty of gifts on this year's Oscar contenders. What movies are closing in on a best picture nomination? A look at that race and the contests for original and...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Nightcrawler,' 'Selma' lead indie Spirit Award nominations

    'Birdman,' 'Nightcrawler,' 'Selma' lead indie Spirit Award nominations
    Alejándro G. Iñárritu’s “Birdman” dominated the nominations Tuesday for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards, earning six -- for best film, director, lead actor for Michael Keaton, supporting actor for Edward Norton and supporting...
  • Indie Spirit Awards boost 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood'

    Indie Spirit Awards boost 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood'
    Nominations for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced Tuesday. And with them arrived the usual grumbling from some quarters that the movies leading the way -- "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Selma" and "Nightcrawler" -- lacked true indie cred...
  • Darren Aronofsky to Be Jury President at Berlin

    LONDON -- American director, screenwriter and producer Darren Aronofsky will be jury president of the 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival. "Darren Aronofsky has distinguished himself as an outstanding protagonist in contemporary auteur cinema. In his...
  • IFC Expands Original Programming Team

    IFC has expanded its programming team to bolster a growing roster of original series. The promotion and exec appointments come seven months after producer Peter Aronson joined IFC as exec VP of original programming and production. Christine Lubrano...
  • 'Holy Land' Filmmaker Launches Production Company, Plans Al Qaeda Movie

    Eitan Gorlin, producer 2001 Israeli movie "The Holy Land," has formed film production company Detente613 with backing from Peter Chernoff and Reuven Kahane. Detente613 is developing "The Shot That No One Heard," centered on Al Qaeda's lesser-known...
  • Film academy to consider CEO Dawn Hudson's contract

    Film academy to consider CEO Dawn Hudson's contract
    In her nearly three years as chief executive of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Dawn Hudson has earned her share of praise and criticism. On Tuesday night, the board of governors is expected to consider renewing her deal, which expires in...
  • 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...
  • Hampton native to come home for screening of Ebert documentary

    Steve James, the award-winning documentary filmmaker from Hampton, will return to Hampton Roads next month to introduce a screening of his new adaptation of the memoirs of Roger Ebert. James will be at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday,...