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The Shanghai International Film Festival kicked off Saturday night by honoring a native-son turned Hollywood producer, Mike Medavoy.
Focus Forward is a series of three-minute documentaries that shed a light on innovative individuals who are shaping the world through acts or inventions. The program boasts a roster of 30 international filmmakers and since its inception in September, nine of its films have been shown at festivals (five premiered at Sundance and four at Tribeca). Show More Summary
After wowing audiences at the Sundance Film Festival in January and Cannes in May, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" will have its first Southern California screening tonight at the L.A. Film Festival. "Beasts," as much a love letter toShow More Summary
Fifteen years ago, Jean-Jacques Annaud was demonized by the Chinese Communist Party for his film “Seven Years in Tibet.” A decade and a half on, the 68-year-old French director is being welcomed here with open arms. On Saturday, Annaud...Show More Summary
"Rock of Ages," adapted from the stage musical of the same name, is set amid the 1980s rock scene on the Sunset Strip — but it's also, to put it in contemporary terms, something of a mash-up, sampling songs from the era (by Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Foreigner), Broadway flourishes and Hollywood tropes (including a "Footloose"-style killjoy). Show More Summary
After a string of movies about narco gang wars and desperate migrants, the Los Angeles Film Festival is presenting a different side of Latin American cinema: Cuban zombies, Chilean family road trips, Buenos Aires Elvis impersonators and the flying bird men of Veracruz.
Lindsay Lohan was found unconscious in a Marina del Rey hotel Friday. She is currently shooting Elizabeth Taylor biopic "Liz & Dick" and recently wrecked her Porsche in a car accident near Santa Monica.
William Friedkin, who is serving as the guest director for this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival, will appear Friday for a Q&A and screening of “Killer Joe,” an adaptation of the play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts starring Matthew McConaughey, Gina Gershon, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Haden Church and Juno Temple.
Woody Allen's "To Rome With Love," starring Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Allen, opened the Los Angeles Film Festival. It has received mixed reviews
Christopher Nolan, director of "The Dark Knight Rises," will godfather and executive produce Wally Pfister's directorial debut; Nolan has worked with Pfister on movies such as "Memento" and "The Dark Knight."
The L.A. Film Festival, which begins with Allen’s “To Rome With Love” on Thursday night at downtown’s L.A. Live and runs through June 24, will feature more than half a dozen movies dealing with African American themes, two of which —...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences introduces its new "Oscars Outdoors" screening series this Friday evening with the 1942 Oscar-winning romantic classic "Casablanca," followed by Walt Disney's seminal 1937 animated feature, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'' Saturday evening.
Billy Crystal hosted the 2012 Oscars but did not get great reviews. Did critics give the Academy Awards and Crystal a fair shake?
The documentary “Chely Wright: Wish Me Away,” which opens in L.A. on Friday, follows the country singer's process of coming out as a lesbian.
If you’re a parent concerned about your kids eating healthful food, where is the last place you’d want them to go? The answer is simple: a movie theater. When I give my 14-year-old son some cash so he can have something to eat at the movies, I know that whatever he gets at the concession stand is going to be the most unhealthful thing he eats all month.
"42," the Jackie Robinson baseball movie starring Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey, also features Hamish Linklater as Ralph Branca. Directed by Brian Helgeland, it will be released at the start of next year's baseball season.
Battleship, Iron Man 3 and Red Dawn have all been crafted with China in mind, as Hollywood bows to pressure from the Asian economic powerhouse; China is now the world's second-largest filmgoing market
Two announcements Monday about new CG animated films -- Walt Disney Animation Studios' fairy tale-inspired musical "Frozen" and Sony Pictures Animation's untitled Tonka truck movie -- signal the breadth of projects in the bustling animation medium that studios have in the pipeline. Show More Summary
Neil Patrick Harris hosted the Tony Awards Sunday night from New York's Beacon Theatre, where YouTube-ready moments involved Steve Kazee and Nina Arianda. Could the Oscars take a page from the Tony Awards book?
Prometheus, Ridley Scott non-prequel to Alien, performed well at the box office. With the Michael Fassbender movie's storng results, should Ridley Scott concentrate on science-fiction movies?