Barry Jenkins cements himself as an essential voice with "If Beale Street Could Talk"                "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" is the best animated film of the year                Snubs and surprises mark the Screen Actors Guild nominations as "A Star Is Born" leads the way                2018 Critics Choice nominations led by Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite"                Nicole Kidman: Boy Erased and Destroyer - Hollywood Film Tribute                “Beautiful Boy” – Timothée Chalamet: Hollywood Film Tribute                “First Man” by Damien Chazelle: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy - Hollywood Film Tribute                Natalie Portman shines in the otherwise confounding "Vox Lux"                Golden Globe nominations announced! "Vice" leads the charge!                “Green Book” - Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali: Hollywood Film Tribute                "Mary Queen of Scots" can't live up to its royal lineage                "Ben Is Back" sees father and filmmaker Peter Hedges direct his son Lucas Hedges to a brilliant performance                Hollywood Film Tribute: GLENN CLOSE for her excellent performances                A final crack at Golden Globe nominations before Thursday's announcement                “Mary Poppins Returns” and “Once Upon a Deadpool”: Films to see in December        

INDIE NEWS

Everything Indie – Festivals, Movies, Music, Games

“Winter’s Bone”: usually a bridesmaid, rarely a bride

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Stiff competition in the 2010 film season is edging out worthy contenders like “Winter’s Bone”. With an impressive 68 nominations spanning 23 recognizing entities, “Winter’s Bone” has secured 21 wins, yet few in conjunction with Hollywood’s most prestigious awards. The plot follows a teenage girl[...]

$500 buys a PA spot on Wayne/Lauren Film Company’s next production

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: It’s an untraditional—but creative—way to raise funds for an indie film needing wider distribution. Yet, the Wayne/Lauren Film Company, the production house for “Girlfriend”, is now taking donations. Its goal is to raise $110,000 in order to make the film available to a wider[...]

Exclusive video: Neil Marshall at the SXSW premiere of ‘Centurion’

BY TODD GILCHRIST Among the many films that debuted at last week’s South By Southwest Film and Music Festival, Neil Marshall’s premiere of Centurion was among the festival’s worst-kept secrets. As expected, the film went over like gangbusters to a genre-loving crowd at the storied Alamo Drafthouse, thanks in no small[...]

Exclusive Video: the SXSW premiere of ‘Red White & Blue’

BY TODD GILCHRIST Last week during the blitzkrieg of screenings and events at Austin, Texas’ South by Southwest Film Festival, writer-director Simon Rumley held the premiere of his new film Red White & Blue. Starring Amanda Fuller, Marc Senter and Noah Taylor, the film follows three people whose lives are inextricably[...]

Exclusive: Jim Bigham, director of ‘For Once In My Life’ – Hollywood In Ten

Jim Bigham hoped that participating in this year’s South By Southwest Film Festival would help his documentary, “For Once In My Life,” find its audience. It’s safe to say he succeeded. Bigham’s film, which details the musical program at Goodwill Industries in South Florida, won the Audience Award in the[...]

Will Forte and Jorma Taccone talk about blowing up ‘Macgruber’ to feature length

BY TODD GILCHRIST On Monday night, Austin, TX played host to the first-ever public screening of MacGruber, director Jorma Taccone’s feature-length adaptation of the Saturday Night Live skit of the same name. On Tuesday, Taccone and the film’s star, Will Forte, spoke to the press and fielded questions about bringing MacGruber[...]

SXSW: John C. Reilly and Jonah Hill talk “Cyrus” – Hollywood In Ten

BY SEAN O’CONNELL “Cyrus” is an uncomfortable relationship comedy from co-directors (and brothers) Jay and Mark Duplass. It stars John C. Reilly as a sad sack named John who, on the rebound from his divorce to Jamie (Catherine Keener), meets and falls head-over-heels in love with Molly (Marisa Tomei). The only[...]

SXSW: And the winner is …

BY SEAN O’CONNELL With the film portion of South By Southwest winding down, and the music portion about to kick into high gear, the Jury and Audience Award winners were handed out Tuesday night at the closing awards ceremony. Comedian Eugene Mirman hosted the event, which honored winners in the Narrative[...]

The cast and crew of ‘Kick-Ass’ discuss throwing punches, profanity

BY TODD GILCHRIST Over the weekend at Austin’s storied South By Southwest film and music festival, Lionsgate’s underdog comic book adaptation Kick-Ass arrived in town to offer a preview of the film and interview opportunities with members of its cast and crew. Following a panel during the festival, director Matthew Vaughn,[...]

SXSW: Remember the Alamo (Drafthouse)

BY SEAN O’CONNELL South By Southwest got the better of me. Horror stories about long lines at film festival venues circulated through the masses on Sunday. Organizers were doing their best to accommodate, though. A second screening of the anticipated “The People vs. George Lucas” reportedly was added to so that[...]
Page 1 of 612345...Last »