Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak as L.A. Film Czar, effective immediately. Sherak is the high-profile figure…
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has tapped Tom Sherak as the city’s so-called film czar, earning a salary of $1 per year. Sherak is the high-profile figure that Garcetti promised he would appoint to…
Ahmad Abdalla's follow-up to "Microphone" is a nihilistic look at the poorest strata of Egyptian society in the throes of the 2011 Revolution.
"Rush," the high-octane car racing film about the public rivalry between legendary Formula One drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt during the 1970s, has all the markings of Tinseltown's latest flashy…
Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Michael Winterbottom’s “The Trip to Italy,” reteaming Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon in a follow up to the 2010 road trip comedy “The Trip.” “The Trip to Italy,”…
Heartbreaking content triumphs over self-indulgent form in the highly emotional and personal docu "My Stolen Revolution."
Nonfiction, women's and human-rights fests should celebrate this inspiring portrait of a vigorous campaigner for political and social change.
Ad exec Deborah Riley Draper's film debut is plenty appealing in description. In execution, however, its near-exclusive reliance on vintage photos and latter-day talking heads grows monotonous…
The tousled-hipster persona of Rob Stewart isn't going to help anyone take his eco-doc "Revolution" very seriously, and neither are Stewart's pie-in-the-sky prognostications about "the youth" somehow…
Michael Winterbottom offers a fitfully engaging attempt by the ever-experimental director to challenge the way cinema deals with stories of duration by shooting in sequence over a span of five years.