Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

All Articles

  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    INDUSTRY MOVES | Nishimura-Seese Named VP at Netflix; Copland in Top Spot at Red Envelope

    Lisa Nishimura-Seese has been named VP of independent content acquisition at Netflix, the company announced on Monday. She will be responsible for, in the words of an announcement, broadening the selection of independent and small studio films offered to the service's seven million subscribers. Nish...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    AFP: Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution" leads Taiwan "Oscars" nominations

    Taiwanese director Ang Lee's spy thriller "Lust, Caution" leads nominations for this year's Golden Horse Film Awards, considered the Chinese-language "Oscars," organisers said Saturday. "Lust, Caution" is nominated for 12 awards, including the coveted best director and best film, for the 44th awards...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    HR: "Juno" wins top prize at Roma film festival

    The teen comedy "Juno" -- revolving on a pregnant girl who tries to find a couple to adopt her baby -- won the top prize at the second RomaCinemaFest on Saturday. Eric J. Lyman reports.

    Read More »
  • Matt Dentler's Blog
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Hello to Hulu

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    NYT: Booed at Cannes, but Now the Real Test

    "It was painful," Richard Kelly said of the Cannes screenings, which were marred by walkouts and boos. "I just thought, 'Please let it be over.'" At his press conference, seemingly shellshocked, he fielded hostile questions and muttered that he hoped the film would not "bomb." In interviews at the t...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    REVIEW | Me, Myself & I: Ash Christian's "Fat Girls"

    The indie gay cinema movement in America was a necessary response not only to mainstream studio filmmaking but also to the hetero bias of other "alternative" cinema avenues; because of the outsider status of the films it was once difficult to too harshly criticize their narrative and aesthetic fault...

    Read More »
  • Matt Dentler's Blog
    0 comments
    tweet
    0
  • Indiewire
    2 comments
    tweet
    0

    iW BOT | "Devil" Catches Fire in NY; Autonomous Films Continues to Attract Attention with "Wristcutt

    A blasting weekend debut of $73,837 at New York's Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and Angelika Film Center made veteran director Sidney Lumet's "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" the top release on the iWBOT and ThinkFilm's best per-screen debut since 2005's "The Aristocrats." "Before the Devil," a crime dr...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Guardian: Film fans will always have Paris

    Great films have been made in many cities but two great film cities are pre-eminent. One is Paris, where the Lumiere Brothers staged the first movie show for a paying audience in December 1895 using their Kinematograph. The second is New York, where in April 1896 Thomas Edison's Vitascope was launch...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    AFP: Israeli Kolirin wins grand prix at Tokyo filmfest

    An Israeli-French film about an Egyptian police band visiting and getting lost in Israel on Sunday won the grand prix at the 20th Tokyo International Film Festival. "The Band's Visit," directed by Israel's Eran Kolirin, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix on the closing day of the nine day film ...

    Read More »