Indulging one of film history's more entertaining "what might have been" stories, first-timer Frank Pavich delivers his own mind-blowing cult movie.
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British filmmaker Mike Le Han and production partner Black Lake have attached a trio of leads for teen fantasy “The Peppercorn Chronicles” — Jodelle Ferland (“Twilight,” pictured above), Noah Ringer…
With its wry humor and fantastic mix of music and images, this rockumentary could carve out a solid theatrical niche.
That you don't need more than one riveting talking head and a little intelligence to make a terrific docu is amply demonstrated by "No Man's Land," from Portuguese vid artist and scribe-helmer Salome…
Slamdance has tapped 11 notable members of the indie community as its competition jurors for its 19th annual festival, which takes place Jan. 18-24.
Mendoza's work has struggled to crack the international arthouse circuit, and his forbiddingly titled latest doesn't seem an obvious exception, despite typically arresting direction and a stoically…
From the opening credits of "Neighboring Sounds," when the usual end-roll cast list appears before the first scene, auds know Kleber Mendonca Filho is looking to upend expectations.
Companies frequently come and go in the specialty sector -- Apparition is now but a ghost; Miramax is plotting its return from the dead -- but one thing's consistent: There will always be…
The biz is going long on shorts.
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