The article intended to praise the TV producer, but it insulted black women instead.
Surgically precise, grimly funny and entirely mesmerizing over the course of its swift 149-minute running time, this taut yet expansive psychological thriller represents an exceptional pairing of filmmaker and material.
Emma Thompson held an audience rapt last night in the second of this year's BAFTA/BFI Screenwriters' Lectures series, from her performance-art prelude, as ticke
At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Using glorious black and white cinematography to conjure an America where the land was raw, The Better Angels sheds new light on the formative years of the future president and the two women who molded him into one of the most revered men in American history. Based on 19th-century ...
Warner Bros. Entertainment has reorganized its labor relations department, appointing longtime studio executive Hank Lachmund to head the division.
If the end of this summer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past made you wonder whether or not some of the previous movies even counted anymore, then executive producer and writer Simon Kinberg has an answer for you: Yes. Kind of.
One of Hollywood's most versatile young actors could be teaming up with one of its most iconoclastic filmmakers to tell the story of National Security Agency document leaker Edward Snowden .
David Sedaris in Do I Sound Gay? We are proud to announce that the 5th edition of DOC NYC will kick off with the US debut of DO I SOUND GAY?, a humorous, insightful and intimate exploration of sexuality and speaking styles from New York filmmaker David Thorpe, fresh from its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Featuring Margaret Cho, Tim Gunn, Dan Savage, David Sedaris, George Takei and others, the film was produced by Thorpe and Howard Gertler (HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE, SHORTBUS)...show text
So, let's say you're about to make your movie. Congratulations! You've probably spent, in the indie world, years working to get to this point, and there are so many details that go into making a feature film that I couldn't even begin to think about enumerating them all here; suffice it to say, producing or directing a film involves a series of hundred or thousands of decisions, each with consequences that you might not be aware of for quite some time.
The Museum of Modern Art will present what curators say is the earliest extant footage of a feature film with a black cast, featuring the vaudeville star Bert Williams.
“The Maze Runner” kicked off a fresh young adult film franchise this weekend when it raced to an $81.5 million debut globally. Despite the monster grosses of “The Hunger Games” and “Twilight,” hit young adult films like “The Maze Runner” are the exception and not the rule. Just ask the good folks behind “Ender’s Game,”... Read more »
Few people go into the business of making films because of a passion for file conversions or frame rate quandaries. But the truth is that every...
Hulu is in the Bad Robot business. The streaming service has handed out a straight-to-series order for 11/22/63, a nine-hour event series from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions and based on Stephen King's 2011 novel, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Feeling nostalgic for the '90s? It seems everyone is these days. Feed your nostalgia by streaming these great indie film classics from the decade that brought u
Cast and crew members from The Vampire Diaries and The Originals have organized a Walk-A-Thon scheduled for next month in Atlanta, GA with all proceeds going to benefit the Sarah Jones Film Foundat...
"The characters and the world they inhabit jumped from the pages for me in such a cinematic way," said Dinklage
Animator David Silverman has been with The Simpsons since the beginning — literally: He directed the first episode of the series.
Award-winning independent films and documentaries on PBS. Sharing tasty morsels for your indie pleasure.
It was only a few years ago that Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross began composing scores, but already they’ve come to feel like a staple of David Fincher‘s films. The dynamic duo are at it again this year with Gone Girl, and in keeping with the twisted feel of the movie the first track released from the Gone Girl soundtrack is eerie and kind of off-putting. In a good way. Hit the jump for the Gone Girl soundtrack preview, plus a big gallery of new high-res pics from the thriller. The Gone Girl track...show text
As part of our screening of short films by the 2014 25 New Faces at the IFC Center tonight will be two works by :: kogonada, the somewhat mysterious,
This week, POV released several digital short documentaries online that had participated in its Hackathon program. Jess Linington of i-Docs covered the release of the online docs, as did Sarah Salovaara of Filmmaker Magazine. POV also hosted several interviews with project creators, including one with the directors of EMPIRE, one with Jake Price of FUKUSHIMA: THE ETERNAL SEASON, and one with the directors of THE MOST NORTHERN PLACE. POV also announced a call for entries for the POV Hackathon 7, set...show text
This modish testament to 21st style and medieval grandeur combines traditional comfort with modern convenience. As hard as it might be to believe, all the high-tech, vibrantly coloured glowing decor you are enjoying is housed and integrated on the site of an old and recently excavated Dominican Friary. The floor spaces, lighting, and ambience have been sympathetically composed to provide safe, exciting places to explore everything that is Fry: you will find archives, a blogorium, screening rooms,...show text