| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:30 AM
In the Chicago-shot indie "Warren," filmmaker Alex Beh plays a barista by day, occasional improv performer by night. Put another way: He's a guy in his 20s struggling to get his act together.
That post-grad sinkhole of unfulfilled ambitions is a...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Writer-director Andrew Bujalski has been one of the leading figures of the micro-budget independent film scene for more than a decade. From his early films “Funny Ha Ha” and “Mutual Appreciation” to the mini-masterpiece of “...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:37 AM
Pledging to "challenge the way people think about museums," the coming Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will feature "popular art from illustration to comics, an insider’s perspective on the cinematic creative process, and the boundless potential of...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Patricia Clarkson is holding court in a suite at the Chateau Marmont, her favorite haunt when the New Yorker is staying in Los Angeles.
"It's comforting," said the petite 54-year-old actress on a recent warm afternoon. "There is an extraordinary history...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Malay-language film "Sayang Disayang" has been selected by Singapore as its contender for foreign-language Academy Awards contention.
The film, about a migrant domestic helper, a nurse and the old man they look after, is the debut feature of Sanif Olek,...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:45 AM
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...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 7:02 PM
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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Sony garnered a lot of media attention after its controversial comedy "The Interview" pulled in an unprecedented $15 million from video-on-demand platforms in four days.
The film, which stars Seth Rogen and James Franco, is about the fictionalized...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Putting the holiday season fully to rest and switching the machinery of awards season back into high gear, the Palm Springs International Film Festival held its awards gala Saturday night with Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Keaton, Steve...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Hollywood took its show to Washington this week.
Actor RJ Mitte of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" joined various other actors, makeup artists, costume designers and story board artists to give lawmakers a behind-the-scenes look at the "creativity,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
TOKYO -- The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled a 15-film competition section with five world premieres and a strong contingent of films from other autumn festivals.
Pick-ups from Toronto include Bent Hamer's Norwegian Oscar contender, drama...