"I'm probably a little obsessed with Gus Van Sant," admits James Franco, in explaining how he finally came to work with the "Milk" director, after years of attempts. "I used to watch 'Drugstore…
Although his turn as a lonely pot dealer in "Pineapple Express" has raised his comedic profile, James Franco's greatest recent role may well be James Franco -- presenting himself to the world as a…
Adult Swim, which started life somewhat inauspiciously as a latenight programming block on the kidcentric Cartoon Network, has undergone an impressive upgrade in its seven years, consistently ranking…
French director Laurent Cantet was on hand at the ArcLight on Monday night to discuss his Palme d'Or winning "The Class," an entirely-improvised, docu-style pic set inside a middle school in Paris'…
While it raises far more questions that it can answer, pic serves as an impressively nuanced call for games to be taken more seriously, and it could find a healthy fest and homevideo reception from…
For a multiple-Oscar-winning filmmaking duo lauded for their inimitable eccentricity, Joel and Ethan Coen seem to be most appreciated the further they play it straight.
Containing enough wild revelations and tearful confrontations to fill several seasons of an average telenovela, "Faded Memories" is the directing debut of the allegedly 16-year-old Anne-Sophie…
After spending five years at the helm of upstart Indianapolis Intl. Film Festival, founder Brian Owens was ready to make a change, but unsure where to go. Inspiration came at a Red Lobster in central…
CMA at 50: On the occasion of the Country Music Assn.'s 50th anniversary, the org's three toppers look back at their time at the helm.
Indie comedy "Poundcake" is a case of a bad movie made by a number of obviously talented people.