When it comes to justifying to taxpayers why their money is helping to subsidize local film production, it helps to have an Oscar winner you can point to.
Karen Koch sounds relieved to be shooting in New Mexico at last. During a lunch break on "Spoken Word," a coming-of-age tale written by Santa Fe poet Joe Ray Sandoval, she explains the long road to…
Boasting a major airport, Hollywood-caliber studio facilities and a full third of New Mexico's 2.5 million residents, the Albuquerque area seems like the natural hub for the state's filmmaking…
Taking a page from Robert Rodriguez's "El Mariachi" playbook, self-taught Chilean director Ernesto Diaz Espinoza pulls off a low-budget superhero movie all the more endearing for knowing its own…
In her directorial debut, Lori Petty grapples with a traumatic adolescent experience in which she was raped by her mother's pimp.
Phil Knight, whose Nike empire gives him an estimated worth of $7.9 billion, is bringing his muscle to showbiz, with ambitious plans for his Portland, Ore., animation studio to partner with a…
It takes guts to open a repertory theater at a time when Netflix, Blu-ray and digital downloads seem to have audiences pinned to their couches. But for Cinefamily head programmer Hadrian Belove…
Can true love exist between a circle and a square? That's the question at the heart of Pixar's "WALL•E," at least as far as the designers behind the animated robot romance are concerned.
Between her role as the youngest wife on HBO's "Big Love" and her co-starring status opposite Drew Barrymore and Jennifer Aniston in upcoming "He's Just not That Into You," Ginnifer Goodwin is…
When staffing national-identity saga "Australia," it stands to reason that director Baz Luhrmann would select a dream team of Down Under talent, from Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman (playing British)…