"Welcome to the Freedom Festival," Christine Pernin, director of the City of Lights, City of Angels festival, announced jokingly. Of course, the annual Los Angeles event is usually known simply as…
Amanda Bynes, star of "What a Girl Wants," has lately been looking a little less … peaceful. In a bid to avoid controversy about WB's upcoming film "What a Girl Wants" amid the raging Iraqi conflict…
Spotting producing talent is not always as straight-forward as, say, identifying up-and-coming directors.
Director Eric Byler is a little stunned by all the attention his little $20,000 film has garnered. Critics have rallied around "Charlotte Sometimes," it won kudos at the Florida and South by…
The seventh edition of the City of Lights, City of Angels Film Festival will kick off April 7 with "24 Hours in the Life of a Woman," directed by Laurent Bouhnik. Eleven new features will screen at…
"I'm going to come again -- I like it when it's not on television," Jack Nicholson grinned at Wednesday's Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. Awards. Santa Monica's beachside Casa del Mar hotel hosted a…
Paramount is grappling with some pretty tough subject matter in marketing "The Hours." Suicide and depressionh can be challenging themes to sell to audiences and voters.
Filmmaker Christopher Nolan has been selected to receive the Visionary Filmmaker Award at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, it was announced by fest exec director Mitch Levine. The 14th annual…
When even the San Diego and the Las Vegas film critics started to hand out and publicize their own year-end awards, critics' groups in larger cities decided they weren't going to be left out. This…
After being ignored for years in favor of domestic fare, docs from far-flung countries are finally starting to get their place in the sun.