Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Elysium Distributor: Sony So close and yet so far, the colony of Elysium…
CBS Films has acquired movie rights to Trevor Shane's sci-fi novel "Children of Paranoia" and set up the project with Akiva Goldsman to produce through his Weed Road shingle.
Although Nina Dobrev lives most of the year in Atlanta, where she's shooting the fifth season of the CW drama "The Vampire Diaries," the Bulgarian-born, Toronto-raised actress has worked with…
This acerbic satire from top Croatian helmer Vinko Bresan could find niche arthouse exposure in some territories.
In DreamWorks Animation's winsome toon "Turbo," a junior speed maven dreams of competing in the Indianapolis 500. There's just one small problem: He's a snail.
James Franco is looking for $500,000 worth of backers via crowdfunding site Indiegogo to fund “Palo Alto Stories,” three feature films based on pieces from his short story collection about his…
An idiosyncratically personal yet captivating 100-minute companion piece to 'The Story of Film,' focused entirely on the depiction of kids onscreen.
As with all such carte-blanche extravaganzas (increasingly rare in this cautious Hollywood age), it exudes an undeniable fascination — at least for a while.
The Los Angeles Children's Film Festival (running April 26-May 5) will hold a review-writing competition recommended for kids ages 5-10.