Devoid of color and mirth alike, Pawel Pawlikowski's severe "Ida" is just the sort of joyless art film one might expect Polish nuns living under the clutches of 1960s communism to appreciate.
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The wages of sin, guilt, vengeance and redemption weigh heavy on the characters of "Prisoners," a spellbinding, sensationally effective thriller with a complex moral center that marks a grand-slam…
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
"I love martial arts films," professed Harvey Weinstein Aug. 13 in his intro to the screening of "The Grandmaster" at Gotham’s Regal E-Walk, the 10th film by prolific director Wong Kar Wai about kung…
The Durban FilmMart winners were announced Monday. Young Ghanaian femme helmer Akosua Adoma Owusu’s project won ARTE France’s ARTE International Award, which is worth 6,000 euros ($7,918) for her…
Superman is carrying the weight of the world on his back as he flies into theaters June 14.
What words come to mind when you think of a summer tentpole? "Thrilling?" "Spectacular?" "Thunderous"? When director Guillermo del Toro talks about "Pacific Rim," his favorite description is…
Lot 47 CEO Greg Williams has come on board as a full partner in fellow Gotham-based specialty distribution boutique Cowboy Pictures, expanding the infrastructure of the latter company while retaining…
Jeff Lipsky, who founded Lot 47 Films three years ago, has stepped down as president of the company. He will remain as one of the shingle's three board members but will no longer participate in…
Mark Lipsky, who joined his brothers Jeff and Scott at Lot 47 Films 16 months ago, has resigned as the company's executive veep and chief strategy officer. His resignation is effective immediately.
In a city of $10 movie tickets, never underestimate the appeal of a free screening. Club 47, a movie-watching club sponsored by indie shingle Lot 47, recognized quickly that such incentives help…