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Independent (Movie Genre)

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  • Sundance 2015: Cobie Smulders pregnant on-screen and off in 'Unexpected'

    Sundance 2015: Cobie Smulders pregnant on-screen and off in 'Unexpected'
    Who’s counting? “Unexpected,” which premieres Sunday at Sundance as part of the U.S. Dramatic Competition, is technically Kris Swanberg’s third feature film. Yet it is the first feature on which she has used such common elements of...
  • Chicago represents at Sundance Film Festival

    Chicago represents at Sundance Film Festival
    The Sundance Film Festival kicks off today in Park City, Utah, with a pair of films from Chicago directors who also happened to be married to one another. Joe Swanberg ("Drinking Buddies") debuts his latest feature "Digging for Fire," co-created with...
  • What to watch for at the Sundance Film Festival

    Just as Hollywood's awards season heats up, half the town takes off for a snowy getaway to Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. Celebrating its 31st year, the festival has steadily outgrown its indie-film roots to showcase emerging and...
  • Oscar nominations 2015: For contenders, the news is just sinking in

    Ethan Hawke was taking his kids to school. J.K. Simmons was fighting a bad cold and sleeping in an Atlanta hotel room. Marion Cotillard was awakened by her ringing cellphone. At first she thought it was her son. When she saw it was her agent, she said, "I...
  • SAG Awards nominations begin to clarify season -- and yet they don't

    SAG Awards nominations begin to clarify season -- and yet they don't
    For months, the only consensus about this year's awards race has been that there is an overall lack of consensus. But the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations Wednesday started to bring some clarity, focusing the conversation around two front-runners...
  • Festival's films are captivating and entertaining

    Festival's films are captivating and entertaining
    The documentaries "Little White Lie" and "The Go-Go Boys: the Inside Story of Cannon Films" are captivating, entertaining, enlightening, and though-provoking. Both documentaries screen during the 18th annual Miami Jewish Film Festival. In the deeply...
  • Director Ana Lily Amirpour on Iranian vampires and weird SoCal towns

    Director Ana Lily Amirpour on Iranian vampires and weird SoCal towns
    A statuesque young man with family troubles. An abusive pimp with diabolical facial hair. And a lithe young vampire who wears a chador and rides a skateboard. All of these were set to a Sergio Leone-ish soundtrack, filmed in lush black-and-white...
  • Samuel Goldwyn Jr. dies at 88; Hollywood scion forged his own path

    Samuel Goldwyn Jr. dies at 88; Hollywood scion forged his own path
    Samuel Goldwyn Jr., who was born into one of the founding families of the Hollywood studio system but became a champion of independent film productions, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 88. The cause was congestive heart...
  • SXSW 2015: Ava DuVernay and RZA to deliver film keynotes

    SXSW 2015: Ava DuVernay and RZA to deliver film keynotes
    As her new film "Selma" begins to surge in the year-end awards race on its way to a Christmas Day opening, filmmaker Ava DuVernay was announced today as keynote speaker for the upcoming South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival. The festival runs...
  • 25 titles added to National Film Registry

    25 titles added to National Film Registry
    Steven Spielberg's 1998 World War II epic, "Saving Private Ryan," Joel and Ethan Coen's cult comedy "The Big Lebowski" and the 1976 drama "Please Don't Bury Me Alive!" — considered by historians to be the first Chicano feature film — are among...
  • Top 10 Lehigh Valley-related film stories

    From superhero epics and edgy indie thrillers to animated gems and mainstream comedies, Lehigh Valley-affiliated actors and filmmakers added the necessary razzle-dazzle to scores of big-screen efforts. A trio of Valley natives and former residents...