| 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...
| 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...
| 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 16, 2014
| 2:08 PM
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...
| 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 5, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Baltimore isn’t really in the business of having a bunch of celebrity fans for its sports teams — sometimes, the city’s regulars fans are a more-than-acceptable representation. But if we need another celebrity to carry the banner on a...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Movies create communities, from the fresh-faced mob bonding over a free screening of Disney’s “Frozen” in Hollywood on Friday, to the only slightly less frisky crowd headed to “Life Partners” in Fort Lauderdale and the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 11:27 AM
For many South Florida music fans, Black Friday means vinyl, which often isn’t black anymore. And this year, the white whale for many a hunter of exclusive new vinyl on this quasi Record Store Day is indeed white, the color of a White Russian, to be...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:04 AM
"Boyhood," Richard Linklater's acclaimed coming-of-age drama shot over a 12-year period, was named best film of 2014 on Monday by the New York Film Critics Circle. "Boyhood" also won awards for director Linklater and supporting actress for Patricia...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The kidnapping and murder of a young woman in a sleepy 1950s Middle America hamlet send the intertwining lives of three good ol' boys into a tailspin in "The Aviation Cocktail."
When the firing squad formed by the townsfolk fails to execute the...