Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his…
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Critics' darlings: This list of Oscar contenders is limited to films released in theaters Dec. 3 or prior. Percentages are the cumulative average of Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes scores.
Mixing indie, industry and Mexican auteur cool, the Baja Intl. Film Festival unveiled its two feature lineups Friday with a sophomore edition aimed at bridging industries across Mexico, Canada and…
Brie Larson has been performing nearly her entire life, as a singer, on TV ("United States of Tara") and in film ("21 Jump Street").
Cinedigm topper Chris McGurk is in Toronto to find another "Short Term 12." "We're looking to buy movies, now that we have a real track record," McGurk said on arriving on the film festival's opening…
DEAUVILLE– Version Originale/Condor, a new Paris-based distribution player, has acquired Destin Daniel Cretton's “Short Term 12,” which is competing at Deauville American Film Festival. Pic played…
Women often complain that there aren't enough good movie roles for actresses, and they're right.
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Distributor: Sony/Screen Gems…
LOCARNO — Paris-based sales company Memento Films International has added new buyers in its step-by-step but buoyant sales roll out of Destin Daniel Cretton's South by Southwest Fest wow, "Short Term…
LOCARNO — Who said the French took the whole of August off? Led by sales cos Wild Bunch and Memento Films Intl., broadcast net Arte France and promo org Unifrance, a huge cavalcade of French…
Cate Blanchett of "Blue Jasmine" and Brie Larson of "Short Term 12" have different awards hopes but are each compelling.