"Winter's Bone" director Debra Granik provides plenty of surprises in her superb slice of American life on the margins.
Los Angeles Film Festival
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…
Wednesday’s Los Angeles premiere of “Dear White People” evoked a mix of raucous laughter and uncomfortable silences on the next-to-last night of the Los Angeles Film Festival. The screening at L.A…
Actresses and friends Jess Weixler and Jennifer Prediger make a largely inauspicious debut as filmmakers with "Trouble Dolls."
Viggo Mortensen ‘Embraces the Ugly Side of Characters,’ Says ‘Two Faces of January’ Director Hossein Amini
Hossein Amini admitted to a bit of jet lag before Tuesday night’s screening of “The Two Faces of January” at the Regal at LA Live at the Los Angeles Film Festival. “I’ve just been at the Sydney Film…
Watching an estimable quintet of character actors do their thing is the chief pleasure of the largely routine thriller "Cut Bank."
Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard accepted the Spirit of Independence Award Monday at the Los Angeles Film Festival and discussed their paths into the industry as…
David Wain found himself in reflective mood as his romcom spoof “They Came Together” had its West Coast premiere Monday night at the Los Angeles Film Festival. “We tried to make this in 2002 but we…
Flashes of promise can't save "Comet," an ambitious indie misfire that adopts a playful time-jumping chronology to chart five key turning points in a six year relationship.
Kids will be kids. At the L.A. Film Festival's "Earth to Echo" premiere at L.A. Live Saturday afternoon, 15-year-old star Teo Halm said his favorite scene to shoot in the film was driving a car. "I…