Director Simon Curtis’ terrific new film, Woman In Gold opens April 1st and I will have a full video review of it on Monday. But the movie actually had its World Premiere February 9th at the Berlin Film Festival and critics came gunning for it. Show More Summary
Oscar-winning sound designer, editor and mixer Ben Burtt (“Star Wars,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”) and Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor Craig Barron (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”) literally went...
When cinema was in its infancy, films were screened with a hand-cranked projector. And projectionists were an integral part of the movie-going experience.
To celebrate its sixth year of collaboration with the Newport Beach Film Festival, Santa Monica-based agency RPA has unveiled this promo for the event, which takes place April 23-30. The theme, as you can see, is “Know New Art,” andShow More Summary
When The Riot Club debuted at the Toronto Film Festival last September, I predicted it would be your next favorite pretty-boys flick. Think The History Boys meets Skulls, but with satirical commentary on the English class system and a cast straight out of British GQ. Based on Laura Wade’s play... More »
Check out all Slate’s interviews from the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. One of the most compelling and controversial films to premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival was Going Clear, the new documentary from Oscar-winning filmmaker...Show More Summary
This weekend, the definitive film about the new wave custom scene is released to the public. Following its premiere at the San Sebastian film festival, The Greasy Hands Preachers is going global with Vimeo. From Sunday you can stream...Show More Summary
I love the Thessaloniki documentary film festival: a chance to travel far, from a gorilla reserve in the Congo (the award-winning film Virunga) to a small town in Ukraine, where FEMEN activists bare their breasts to protest Vladimir Putin. Show More Summary
The Boulder Film Festival was the perfect setting to watch high quality arthouse films plus a great time to connect with the Colorado film community! The highlight (I witnessed)...
On this week's podcast, our special guests The Daily Beast's Jen Yamato and TR contributor Fred Topel return from the South-by-Southwest film festival with tales of John Cena's bare ass, Will Fe...
A film festival in Istanbul, an Easter celebration in Salzburg and the opening of new art centers in Spain and Azerbaijan.
WENDY MCELROY: ‘The Hunting Ground’: Reaping Profit from Rape Hysteria. When the ‘documentary’ “The Hunting Ground” premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, it was advertised as a “piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on campuses.” In fact, its objectivity and perspective have been systematically dismantled since then. The film is best understood as a […]
Margot Robbie and Will Smith pose on the red carpet during a film festival to premiere their movie Focus on Thursday (March 26) in London, England. The 24-year-old actress recently revealed that she had plans to direct films one day! While on the set of Focus one day, Margot recalled to Who magazine, “I was [...]
When it comes to the world of film, how exactly does one define a classic? "For some, it's that movie they grew up which they now want to share with their kids. For others, it's films that were made under the studio system back during...Show More Summary
At the SXSW Film Festival premiere of "Get Hard," an audience member stood up and challenged director Etan Cohen, angrily proclaiming that the R-rated comedy's riff on black-white assumptions was racist.
One of the breakout hits at this year’s Sundance Film Festival was the new coming-of-age film Dope. The latest from director Rick Famuyiwa (The Wood), Dope tells the story of a bright Inglewood, California teenager named Malcolm (Shameik Moore) who has aspirations of going to Harvard. Show More Summary
James Franco looks mighty fine as he hits the red carpet at the screening of his latest film The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards held at Rialto Center for the Arts on Wednesday (March 25) in Atlanta, Georgia. The 36-year-old actor was joined by his co-star Abigail Spencer as they also sat down for a [...]
Who knew that Henry Fonda had a zany side?
Open Road Films and Sony Pictures scored one of the highest-profile and largest deals of the Sundance Film Festival this year when they won a bidding battle for Rick Famuyiwa’s Dope. The deal is worth $7 million in minimum guarantee, with a $15 million P&A. Show More Summary