“Southside With You,” a movie about Barack and Michelle Obama's first date in 1989, is in the works, with Tika Sumpter (“Get On Up”) on board to play the young Michelle Obama. The role of the young…
Los Angeles Film Festival
"Meet the Patels," a documentary directed by first-generation Indian-American siblings Geeta V. Patel and Ravi V. Patel, is often riotously funny.
A germaphobe, an anorexic and a guy with Tourette's syndrome embark on a long journey in "The Road Within."
David Ansen has stepped down as artistic director of the Los Angeles Film Festival and Elvis Mitchell will assume his role in the newly created post of Film Independent Curator. Mitchell will be…
A bilingual genre two-hander in search of common ground between Haruki Murakami's low-key alienation and the Coen brothers' deadpan existentialism.
Increasingly prolific indie filmmaker Nathan Silver delivers another compact slice of life in "Uncertain Terms."
Well Go USA Entertainment has bought North American rights to the psychological thriller “Supremacy” two weeks after its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. “Supremacy,” starring Joe…
Clint Eastwood, in a slick red suit, opted for a bit of a history lesson from 50 years ago Thursday night as he introduced Warner Bros.' “Jersey Boys” as the final film of the 20th Los Angeles Film…
"Winter's Bone" director Debra Granik provides plenty of surprises in her superb slice of American life on the margins.
Dave Boyle's “Man From Reno” (pictured) won the narrative jury award at the Los Angeles Film Festival awards announced Thursday evening, while Debra Granik's Vietnam vet story “Stray Dog” won the…