| Aug 17, 2013
| 6:30 AM
At their best, film festivals such as Sundance and South by Southwest function as something of a farm system for young talent, helping filmmakers develop and grow. After a rapid rise on the circuit, Dallas-based David Lowery is poised to step up to the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:35 AM
There's a hushed mysticism in the voice of Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck) as he describes his escape from jail to the bartender of a Texas juke joint. "I used to be the devil," he says, until a "higher calling" possessed him. And one day, he called out his...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Model/actress Amber Heard likes to defy expectations, especially those of Hollywood, it seems."People want to put me in a wedding dress and make me the object of affection, but I'd much rather shoot the gun and save the world," she says in the September...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
There was nothing saintly about filming IFC's "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" which had a Cinema Society Gotham screening at the Museum of Modern Art Aug. 13.
"The heat in Shreveport was at least as sticky as it is today and there were times when we were...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Downtown, the new Calvin Klein women's fragrance fronted by Rooney Mara (which we first told you about back in May) was given an official launch party Tuesday night at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, an event that also included a special...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama marks its 31st anniversary this year, returning to Los Angeles on Sept. 12 with a show featuring fashion, the Backstreet Boys and a troupe from Cirque du Soleil.
Macy's puts on the Glamorama show annually in...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Citing strong early reaction, Warner Bros. has positioned Spike Jonze's romantic drama "Her" as an awards contender by moving the romancer back a month to Dec. 18.
Studio, which had been planning a Nov. 20 launch, will start with a limited release in New...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The New York Film Festival has set the world preem of "Her," the new Spike Jonze film starring Joaquin Phoenix, for its closing night gala screening in October.
The first feature from writer-director Jonze since "Where the Wild Things Are," "Her" stars...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Producer Jeffrey Richards will reteam with scribe-actor Tracy Letts and helmer Pam MacKinnon to bring Letts' 1993 play "Killer Joe" to Broadway for a production aiming to hit the boards sometime in 2014.
The trio behind the project makes the brewing show...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Assuming the scheduling stars align, Ben Affleck will play protagonist Nick Dunne in David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's bestselling thriller "Gone Girl."
The high-profile acting gig would be slotted into Affleck's fall, giving the hyphenate...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 2:25 PM
"Ain’t Them Bodies Saints" is one of those cryptic titles that needs explaining.
And that’s exactly what director David Lowery did at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Saturday night, where the movie screened and was followed by a Q&A with...