CineVegas supporter Dennis Hopper says the fest is just one -- albeit his favorite -- part of a budding Las Vegas arts scene that deserves more attention from Hollywood.
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At 26, Christina Ricci seems young to receive CineVegas' Half-Life Award, which is given to an actor in midcareer. But Ricci has been working a good deal longer than many actors her age. "It'll be 15…
In his four years as CineVegas director of programming, Trevor Groth has helped propel the fest's rapid growth. Last year saw an 11% increase in attendance, to 80,000, and for the first time all the…
"CSI" exec producer Josh Berman has parted ways with the smash CBS procedural in order to focus on his upcoming Fox thriller "Vanished."
The CineVegas lineup boasts a generous dose of the unconventional, starting with its opening night feature, "Strangers With Candy," the prequel to the Comedy Central skein. Sundance fave stars Amy…
NBC continued its mastery of the latenight ratings wars with a decisive May sweep victory, as Jay Leno opened up more distance on David Letterman.
Three decades after "Rocky" burst onto the American film scene and made Sylvester Stallone a star, it can be hard to remember that the film was every bit as much of an underdog as its eponymous hero.
Quizshow maven Michael Davies is reviving popular '80s gameshow "Chain Reaction" for cable network GSN. "Chain" is the first project to come out of Sony-based Davies' three-series production pact at…
Taylor Hackford knows about the art of compromise. "Every director understands this," he says. "Every film you make could be your last. You try to make something you're passionate about and has a…
Director John McTiernan is cooperating with the FBI -- Film Bridge Intl., that is. McTiernan is set to helm "Deadly Exchange," the first directing deal he's inked since pleading guilty in the Anthony…
If CineVegas is the "world's most dangerous film festival," then Laurence Fishburne may well be the world's most dangerous actor. Onscreen, anyway.