The Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation and Direct Relief teamed up to help turn wine into funds, in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the release of wine-themed “Sideways.” The Santa Barbara…
Sam Taylor-Johnson, the British helmer of “Nowhere Boy” who is married to “Kick-Ass” star Aaron Taylor-Johnson, has been tapped to direct the Universal and Focus adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey,”…
Newly off a renovation of their Santa Monica manse, Hansen Jacobson partner Jeanne Newman host to an evening of gourmet entrees and wine pairings imported from restaurants and vineyards local to…
Richard Crudo was elected by the American Society of Cinematographers' board of governers to serve a fourth one-year term for the 94-year-old, invite-only organization. He previously served in the…
Justice and vengeance become entwined in "Michael Kohlhaas," Arnaud des Pallieres' stolid treatment of Heinrich von Kleist's influential novella about a 16th-century horse merchant whose mistreatment…
Grim, gritty and ultra-violent, "Dredd" reinstates the somber brutality missing from the U.K. comicbook icon's previous screen outing, the disappointing 1995 Sylvester Stallone starrer "Judge Dredd."
European funding may get easier for big U.S. productions.
The unreliable-narrator docu develops a new wrinkle or two with "Informant."
Easily the most polished production so far from brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick, the prolific and increasingly accomplished filmmaking pastors at the Sherwood Church of Albany, Ga.
Pic won the audience vote for best docu at the Sydney fest and reps a career highlight for respected Aussie filmmaker Mitzi Goldman. Pubcasters and fests should take note.