The highly anticipated film, I Am Not Your Negro, will be based off of James Baldwin's last, unfinished book.
"What are we doing here?" A trailer has debuted for an indie coming-of-age romantic drama called First Girl I Love, which I saw at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. This sweet little flick is about an awkward love triangle...Show More Summary
Given that it was booed after screening at 2015’s Cannes Film Festival and is opening against a tide of poor advance reviews, Gus Van Sant’s “The Sea of Trees” proves a stronger movie experience than one might expect. It’s anchored by a fine, understated performance by Matthew McConaughey and a...
Following the devastating earthquake that has left at least 250 dead in central Italy, the Venice Film Festival has canceled its opening night gala dinner and reception which were scheduled for next Wednesday. The festival said in aShow More Summary
A highly-anticipated documentary about James Baldwin is set for its world premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by filmmaker Raoul Peck, “I Am Not Your Negro” will be based on a hypothetical book that Baldwin never got to write. Show More Summary
Los Angeles is rife with film festivals of all sorts, but if the city has an underappreciated gem, it’s the Cinecon Classic Film Festival, a beloved event whose 52nd edition runs Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-5, at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. Passionately dedicated to rarely screened films...
When the director Fede Alvarez’s harrowing new action thriller premiered earlier this year at the South by Southwest Film Festival, it was still untitled — until just a few days later, after its initial screenings, when Screen Gems and Ghost House Pictures announced that the movie would be called...
Alex McCown-Levy: Good horror movies are like surgery: They’re terrifying, gruesome, and best experienced with a bunch of other people sitting in the same room with you. Okay, I admit that simile may have fallen apart a little at the...Show More Summary
After eight months of successful (and sometimes contentious) premieres at film festivals around the globe—including Sundance, where it took home a prize for writing—Robert Greene's film “Kate Plays Christine” opens this weekend at the IFC Center in New York City. Show More Summary
"Tell André to be careful." The first trailer has arrived for the film Planetarium, from French filmmaker Rebecca Zlotowski, which is premiering at both the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals coming up. Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp star as sisters in Paris in the 1930s who have the mysterious supernatural ability to connect with ghosts. Show More Summary
The Monaco Grand Prix takes place on the weekend after The Cannes Film Festival. The festival can be very tiring. We party all night long and there are all sorts of events during the day. On the last day of the festival, we stayed by...Show More Summary
The Toronto International Film Festival just announced that they will be showing the controversial film "(re)ASSIGNMENT," starring Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver.
"Did you ever look at your daughter?" Kino Lorber has debuted the official US trailer for the indie drama Sand Storm, and Israeli film which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. It's a drama set in Bedouin village...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — Manchester by the Sea was one of those rare films, like Spotlight, that was an Oscar Best Picture nomination on arrival. That arrival came on January 24, during the Sundance Film Festival, the first and only public screening of the film so far. Show More Summary
While the Northeast has been a genre hub for quite some time, there are sadly too few genre-oriented film festivals in the region to run alongside the high-caliber fests around the United States. Yet perhaps the silver lining to this fact is that it’s lead to the formation of some of the more eccentric and […]
"Manchester by the Sea" debuted at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year to universal acclaim and was subsequently bought by Amazon Studios for a whopping $10 million. And you can see why Kenneth Lonergan's latest film had such...Show More Summary
The Twilight star’s second life on the festival circuit. Continue reading on Film School Rejects »
Conspicuously absent from the newly released list of press conferences for the Toronto International Film Festival: Nate Parker and The Birth of a Nation. After some technical difficulties, the festival finally had its full scheduleShow More Summary
When Manchester by the Sea premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, it was met with near universal acclaim from all who saw it. Many attendees declared it an early frontrunner for the best film of 2016. It started the 2017 Oscar conversation before the 2016 awards could even occur. Show More Summary
A new documentary bound for Toronto International Film Festival dares to talk about liars and the independent journalists who expose them. Continue reading on Film School Rejects »