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    A Diverse Offering At The American Cinematheque's 6th Annual "Focus On Female Directors"

    New Shorts From Kirsten Dunst, Sam Taylor-Wood & MoreAs any cinephile will note, women have been sitting in the director's chair since the inception of filmmaking itself, but it seems only recently that their voices have become more numerous-- and more, dare we say, bankable. High profile names such as Kathryn Bigelow and Sofia Coppola are garnering more attention in Hollywood, with Bigelow even becoming the first female to ever win the Oscar for Best Director at the ceremony last year. But the truth is, women filmmakers have as many voices to bring to the table as their male counterparts, the philosophy it would appear, behind the American C...

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    Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up 'Take Shelter' Starring Michael Shannon & Jessica Chastain

    After making a strong debut with his riveting and powerful debut film "Shotgun Stories," director Jeff Nichols is looking to break out in a huge way with his sophomore effort.

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    Full Sundance Jury Revealed: Jason Reitman, Matt Groening, Kimberly Peirce & More Go To Utah

    Susanne Bier, Jeffrey Blitz, America Ferrera, Clark Gregg, Jose Padilha, Todd McCarthy and Lucy Walker Also Among This Year's JuryWhile Asian media got an early jump on the news that "The Host" and "Mother" director Bong Joon-ho would be part of the Sundance Film Festival jury, the organizers have f...

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    TV Review, "Piers Morgan Tonight"

    After rivers of annoying self-promotion, Piers Morgan Tonight finally arrived on CNN to replace Larry King, and while there’s not a lot you can learn from one episode – especially when the guest is the thoroughly atypical Oprah Winfrey -- here’s what I do know. Piers was much less smarmy than his ...

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    My Award Show Diary

    Bill Murray waxes eloquent about Sofia Coppola at the National Board of Review awards.

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    Cameron Crowe's Pearl Jam Documentary 'Pearl Jam Twenty' To Get Released In 2011

    Has it really been that long? 2011 will mark the 20th anniversary of grunge rockers Pearl Jam and they've got a whole lot planned. Today will see the release of "Live On Ten Legs," and as the title suggests, it's a live album culled from material spanning 2003 to 2010. In the spring, deluxe reissues...

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    Why I Prefer Larry King to Piers Morgan

    Congratulations on your premiere, Piers Morgan. But...

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    Alternate Ending for "127 Hours" - Which Would You Have Preferred?

    Those of us wondering why Lizzy Caplan had such a minor role in "127 Hours" now have an answer. She was to figure more into the third act of the film, which fortunately was cut. According to screenwriter Simon Beaufoy, via the Carpetbagger:

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    Vera Farmiga & Mia Wasikowska Join 'A View From The Bridge'

    Sam Neill, Anthony LaPaglia & Sebastian Stan Also On BoardVera Farmiga and Mia Wasikowska are set to boost their already strong indie cred as they lead a strong cast in the upcoming film adaptation of Arthur Miller's play "A View From A Bridge."

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    The Spike Jonze-Directed Arcade Fire Short 'Scenes From The Suburbs' To Premiere At Berlin Film Fest

    You gotta hand it to Arcade Fire. The hard-working indie rockers pretty much write their own playbook and their growing success has allowed them to work on their own terms with likeminded collaborators. Earlier this year they tapped Terry Gilliam to direct a webcast of their Madison Square Garden gi...

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