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  • Tribeca Film Festival 2014 focused on simplicity, stability

    Tribeca Film Festival 2014 focused on simplicity, stability
    NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear. The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
  • Hollywood Film Festival to tackle social issues under new owner

    Hollywood Film Festival to tackle social issues under new owner
    The Hollywood Film Festival boasts an enviable name, one that directly invokes the entertainment capital of the world, but since its founding in 1997, it has struggled to carve out a niche for itself among the thousands of film fests worldwide and the...
  • 'Blackfish's' director, now its 'steward,' finds it hard to move on

    'Blackfish's' director, now its 'steward,' finds it hard to move on
    SAN DIEGO — Gabriela Cowperthwaite looked out the window of a train at the ocean and the bros surfing and the fish taco stands whizzing by. "I'm antsy," she said, shifting in her seat. She checked her cellphone, which she had largely been ignoring...
  • Joss Whedon, Courteney Cox, Katie Holmes, 'Zombeavers' and Bronies Round Out the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Slate

    The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival has filled out its 2014 feature slate with a starry Spotlight section as well as midnight and special screenings, a group that taken together includes a new movie written by Joss Whedon, the directorial debut of Courteney...
  • Letters: '12 Years' and the hard truth about slavery

    Re "For many, too raw a picture," Feb. 27 Race and racism together remain the unadorned 900-pound entity in the corner of the room in the United States, and there are more slaves in the world today than ever before, as "12 Years a Slave" director...
  • Commentary: Work to stop the dolphin slaughter

    In Japan, the annual slaughter of dolphins, porpoises and small whales continues. Starting Sept. 1, and usually continuing through March, fishermen herd whole families of small cetaceans into a shallow bay and mercilessly stab and drown them to death....
  • Right-Wing Documentaries Left in the Dark at Film Festivals

    Over the years, Sundance has been famously friendly to eco-themed docs, providing high-profile premieres for films such as "An Inconvenient Truth" and "The Cove," as well as political hot potatoes like "Why We Fight" and "8: The Mormon Proposition." Among...
  • 'Blackfish' Director Talks About the Power of Film to Affect Change

    Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of the controversial "Blackfish" -- about the dangers, not to mention the cruelty, of keeping orcas in captivity at marine parks like SeaWorld -- outlined how films like hers can affect change at a luncheon celebrating the...
  • SeaWorld: Killer Whale Doc 'Blackfish' Is 'Inaccurate'

    SeaWorld has issued a statement calling Magnolia Pictures' killer whale documentary "Blackfish," which opens Friday, "inaccurate and misleading." The marine park spoke to ABC News, which plans a "Nightline" segment on the controversy Friday night. The...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (July 15-19, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Conjuring Distributor: Warner Bros. The mere sound of two hands clapping will have audiences begging for mercy in "The...
  • Mayor of Taiji, Japanese village featured in 'The Cove,' defends practice of dolphin hunting

     
    TAIJI, Japan — As children in inner tubes bob on the calm waters of this small ocean cove, a 550-pound dolphin zips through the crowd in pursuit of raw squid tossed out by a trainer. Niru, a Risso's dolphin caught......