The kind of modest indie enterprise that satisfies mostly because it's about a character type familiar from real life but all too under-represented at the movies.
Los Angeles Film Festival
Aubrey Plaza Explains Her Complicated Relationship With Social Media at ‘Ingrid Goes West’ L.A. Premiere
The L.A. premiere of “Ingrid Goes West” was Instagram-worthy enough to impress even the movie’s social media-crazed title character, portrayed by Aubrey Plaza. The dark comedy, which premiered in…
The L.A Film Festival has announced its prizes, with the U.S. fiction award gong to Elizabeth Rohrbaugh and Daniel Powell for “Becks,” while Diego Ros was awarded the World Fiction Award for “The…
A prequel nobody asked for to a spin-off nobody needed, "Annabelle: Creation" fills in the demonic backstory for the creepy doll seen in "The Conjuring." Sort of. Instead of enriching this universe…
The Los Angeles Film Festival, taking place June 14-22, has always been an adaptive beast, changing over the years as it chases the moving target of exactly what it means to be a film festival in…
Orion Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Films have acquired the worldwide rights to “Tracktown,” the feature film debut of Olympian Alexi Pappas, with plans for a May 12 release in theaters and VOD. Pappas…
Stephanie Allain has stepped down as the director of the Los Angeles Film Festival and been replaced by Jennifer Cochis, who has been the festival’s creative director. Allain, whose credits include…
"If you're going to do wrong, make sure you do it right." This is what counts for brotherly wisdom in "Green / is / Gold," a coming-of-age story about a 13-year-old who's introduced to the family…
Eve Marson's documentary examines the case of a Virginian physician whose work with chronic-pain patients eventually got him convicted on numerous counts of "large-scale drug trafficking."
This fun if unmemorable occult thriller sports — all too faithfully at times — both the typical pleasures and shortcomings of the grade-B '80s movies it pays homage to.
An election year when such issues — not to mention the prominence of women in politics — are more visible than ever makes it the perfect moment for "Political Animals."